P4 – Collaboratieve businessmodellen en deelmobiliteit: een geval van coöperatieve concurrentie?

19th May 2020 / 1 comment

Here you will find an introduction to my research on collaborative business models and shared mobility platforms.

P4 – Collaborative business models and shared mobility: a case of cooperative competition?

19th May 2020 / 1 comment

Here you will find an introduction to my research on collaborative business models and shared mobility platforms.

The Great Reclamation: urban space in the pandemic

29th April 2020 / 6 comments

In a recent Twitter thread, I tried to put down some thoughts about rapid and widespread rise in cities allocating hundreds of kilometres of streets from cars to everything else, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic – link. I’ve pasted it here for now, retaining Twitter format, and will hopefully neaten up and refine this…

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Youtube chat on Cycling-as-a-Service with George from the Urban Cycling Institute!

22nd April 2020 / 1 comment

  Top thanks to George Liu (@georgeintraffic) for this broad-ranging discussion focused on my first published paper, about cycling-as-a-service in the Netherlands (published here, open-access Author Version here – pdf, diagram mentioned in the chat here). The paper uses combines a business model (BM) and socio-technical transitions (ST) approach to analyse providers of cycling-based mobility…

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P3 – Open ruimte als bron voor mobiliteitstransities: is er ruimte voor gedeelde mobiliteit? (Nederlands)

8th November 2019 / 0 comments

Onderzoeksproject 3: Interviews Deze tekst beschrijft het doel, de achtergrond en de methode van de interviews met activisten en de verantwoordelijken voor de Amsterdamse openbare ruimte. Vragen Deze vragen zijn ontwikkeld naar aanleiding van het Interview Protocol Refinement Framework (Castillo-Montoya, 2016). Het doel van deze vragen is om in te gaan op de onderzoeksvraag (RQ)…

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P3 – Open space as a resource for mobility transitions: is there room for shared mobility? (English)

8th November 2019 / 0 comments

Research Project 3: Interviews This text describes the aims, background and method of interviews with activists and public space practitioners responsible for Amsterdam. Questions These questions were developed with reference to the Interview Protocol Refinement Framework (Castillo-Montoya, 2016). The aim of these questions is to address the research question (RQ) for this paper, namely: By…

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P2 – Comparing fleet size and local government relations for Cycling-as-a-Service providers in the Netherlands

15th June 2018 / 2 comments

This visualisation is an early preliminary result of my ongoing PhD research into the potential role of cycling-based mobility services in urban mobility transitions in the Netherlands. The first phase of this research concerns business models for ‘Cycling-as-a-Service’, a term I use to refer to all forms of mobility service that provide temporary access to…

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Book Review: Les mobilités partagées (Shared Mobilities) by Maxime Huré

7th August 2017 / 0 comments

Publications de la Sorbonne, Paris (2017), 160pp., €20. This review appeared in the Journal of Transport History, June 27, 2017 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0022526617717431). Les mobilités partagées (Shared Mobilities) is the first of a new series (ed. Mathieu Flonneau and Arnaud Passalacqua) on Mobilities and Societies from Publications de la Sorbonne. The advent of the sharing economy in urban…

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P1 – What is Cycling-as-a-Service?

7th August 2017 / 1 comment

Cycling-as-a-Service refers to the practice of cycling on a bicycle that you do not own, but which you are able to access temporarily. It is a subset of Mobility-as-a-Service, which in turn is part of the Sharing Economy. Cycling-as-a-Service is increasingly common in the developed world in the form of bikeshare, although it is growing…

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