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Module Reading List

Transport Data Collection and Analysis, 2019/20, Semester 1
Dr Eva Heinen
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

TRAN 5032 Transport Data Collection and Analysis Reading List


Field, A. (2013). Discovering statistics using SPSS. (Book)


Targeted reading available on Minerva – selected background reading material tailored to the course content


Data Collection Methods

Collecting trip data

Department for Transport (2017). National Travel Survey:2016.


NatCen (2009) National Travel Survey GPS Feasibility Study Final Report


Environmental monitoring

Tate, J. E. (2017). Traffic monitoring targeted reading.


Road accident data

Department for Transport (2017) Accident and casualty costs (RAS60). Accessed at


Department for Transport (2017) Reported road casualties Great Britain 2016.


Observational data

Louw, T., Madigan, R., Carsten, O., & Merat, N. (2016). Were they in the loop during automated driving? Links between visual attention and crash potential. Injury Prevention, doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042155.


Engineering Stream

Currin, T. R. (2001). Introduction to traffic engineering : a manual for data collection and analysis ISBN: 0534378676. (Book)


Department for Transport (2017). Road Condition and Maintenance Data v.1.4


Dixon, L. B. (1996). Bicycle and Pedestrian Level-of-Service Performance Measures and Standards for Congestion Management Systems. Transportation research record. ISSN: 0361-1981 1538, 1-9


Higuera de Frutos, S. & Castro, M. (2014). Transportation research. Part C, Emerging technologies. ISSN: 0968-090X 38 (2014) 136–145


Transport for London (2014). London Cycling Design Standards consultation draft. June 2014.

Transport for London (2010). Pedestrian Comfort Guidance for London: Guidance Document


Planning Stream

Social media


Kuflik T; Minkov E; Nocera S; Grant-Muller S; Gal-Tzur A; Shoor I (2017) Automating a framework to extract and analyse transport related social media content: The potential and the challenges, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 77, pp.275-291. doi: 10.1016/j.trc.2017.02.003


Efthymiou, D. and  Antoniou, C. (2012) Use of Social Media for Transport Data Collection, Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, Volume 48, pp 775-785, ISSN 1877-0428,


Grant-Muller SM; Gal-Tzur A; Minkov E; Nocera S; Kuflik T; Shoor I (2015) Enhancing transport data collection through social media sources: Methods, challenges and opportunities for textual data, IET Intelligent Transport Systems, 9, pp.407-417. doi: 10.1049/iet-its.2013.0214


Galtzur A; Grant-Muller SM (2014) The Impact of Social Media Usage on Transport Policy: Issues, Challenges and Recommendations, Elsevier Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, . doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.01.128


Grant-Muller SM; Gal-Tzur A (2014) ‘A virtuous Cycle’, Thinking Cities, pp.52-53.

Gal-Tzur A; Grant-Muller SM; Kuflik T; Minkov E; Nocera S; Shoor I (2014) The potential of social media in delivering transport policy goals, Transport policy. ISSN: 0967-070X, 32, pp.115-123. doi: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2014.01.007


Mobility services/apps


Geurs, K.T., Thomas, T., Bijlsma, M., Douhou, S., 2015. Automatic Trip and Mode Detection with Move Smarter: First Results from the Dutch Mobile Mobility Panel. Transport Research Procedia 11, 247–262. doi:10.1016/j.trpro.2015.12.022


EMPOWER project (2016) Mobility Services Infrastructure

Bie, J, Bijlsma, M, Broll, G, Cao, H, Hjalmarsson, A, Hodgson, F, Holleis, P, van Houten, Y, Koolwaaij, J, Kusumastuti, D & Luther, M 2012, 'Move better with tripzoom' vol 4, no. 3&4, pp. 125-135. Available online


EMPOWER project (2016) End-user Application Documentation


Privacy and NEDF


Antoniou C,  and Polydoropoulou  A (2015) The Value of Privacy: Evidence From the Use of Mobile Devices for Traveler Information Systems, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems ISSN: 1547-2450, 19:2, 167-180, DOI: 10.1080/15472450.2014.936284


Chakraborty R, Claire Vishik, H. Raghav Rao, 2013, Privacy preserving actions of older adults on social media: Exploring the behavior of opting out of information sharing. Decision support systems. ISSN: 0167-9236 55 (2013) 948–956


Cottrill, C. D. (2009). ‘Approaches to privacy preservation in intelligent transportation systems and vehicle-infrastructure integration initiative’. Transportation research record. ISSN: 0361-1981: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2129, 9–15.


Cottrill, C.D. and Thakuriah, P.V. (2011a) Privacy and Gender: Reviewing Women’s Attitudes Toward Privacy in the Context of Intelligent Transportation Systems and Location-Based Services. In Transportation Research Board Conference Proceedings (Vol. 2, No. 46). Available online


Cottrill, C.D. and Thakuriah, P. V. (2011b). Protecting location privacy. Transportation research record. ISSN: 0361-1981: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2215, 67–74.


Gilbert A.L. and Han H. (2005) Understanding mobile data services adoption: Demography, attitudes or needs?  Technological Forecasting and Social Change Vol. 72, (3), pp 327–337


Tang, K. P., Lin, J., Hong, J. I., Siewiorek, D. P., and Sadeh, N. (2010). Rethinking location sharing: exploring the implications of social-driven vs. purpose-driven location sharing. In Proceedings of the 12th ACM international conference on Ubiquitous computing (pp. 85-94). ACM. Available online


NEDF as a Transport sector information source


Caceres, N., Romero, L.M., Benitez, F.G., del Castillo, J.M. (2012) ‘Traffic Flow Estimation Models Using Cellular Phone Data’, IEEE Transactions on intelligent transportation systems. ISSN: 1524-9050 on , 13, (3), pp.1430-1441


Elias D; Nadler F; Cornwell I; Grant-Muller S; Heinrich T (2016) UNIETD - Assessment of Third Party Data as Information Source for Drivers and Road Operators, Transportation Research Procedia, 14, pp.2035-2043. doi: 10.1016/j.trpro.2016.05.171


Social innovation, sharing and public participation


EMPOWER project (2016) International Review of Social Innovation


Steiger E., Ellersiek  T., Zipf  A., (2014), ‘Explorative public transport flow analysis from uncertain social media data’, GeoCrowd '14 Proceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Crowdsourced and Volunteered Geographic Information, PP. 1-7.

Bonney, R., Cooper, C.B., Dickinson, J., Kelling, S., Phillips, T., Rosenberg, K.V., Shirk, J., 2009. Citizen Science: A Developing Tool for Expanding Science Knowledge and Scientific Literacy. Bioscience. ISSN: 0006-3568 59, 977–984. doi:10.1525/bio.2009.59.11.9

Brown, G., 2016. A Review of Sampling Effects and Response Bias in Internet Participatory Mapping (PPGIS/PGIS/VGI). Transactions in GIS. ISSN: 1361-1682 n/a-n/a. doi:10.1111/tgis.12207

Brown, G., 2012. An empirical evaluation of the spatial accuracy of public participation GIS (PPGIS) data. Applied geography. ISSN: 0143-6228. 34, 289–294. doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2011.12.004

Brown, G., Kelly, M., Whitall, D., 2014. Which “public”? Sampling effects in public participation GIS (PPGIS) and volunteered geographic information (VGI) systems for public lands management. Journal of environmental planning and management. ISSN: 0964-0568. 57, 190–214. doi:10.1080/09640568.2012.741045

Brown, G., Kyttä, M., 2014a. Key issues and research priorities for public participation GIS (PPGIS): A synthesis based on empirical research. Applied geography. 46, 122–136. doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2013.11.004

Brown, G., Kyttä, M., 2014b. Key issues and research priorities for public participation GIS (PPGIS): A synthesis based on empirical research. Applied geography. 46, 122–136. doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2013.11.004

Haklay, M., Tobón, C., 2003. Usability evaluation and PPGIS: towards a user-centred design approach. International journal of geographical information science. ISSN: 1365-8816. 17, 577–592. doi:10.1080/1365881031000114107


Environment Stream

Detailed Assessment of nitrogen dioxide concentrations along Fulford Main Street. September 2009. JorAir - City of York Council's air quality website.


Air Quality Strategy for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, DEFRA, 17 July 2007.


Tomlin, A. S., Sutton, A. & Tate, J. The Effect of Commuter Route Choice on the Particulate Exposure of an Urban Cyclist, Environmental Health.




This list was last updated on 25/04/2018