Understanding transport behaviour change and changing transport modelling
STEP-CHANGE (Sustainable Transport Evidence and modelling Paradigms: Cohort Household Analysis to support New Goals in Engineering design) is an EPSRC funded project that brings together a research team from the Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) at the University of Leeds, the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham, and the ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-cultural Change (CRESC) at the University of Manchester.
This project has two main goals:
Ultimately, the project is intended to provide researchers and planners with the tools for building more resilient and sustainable urban environments.
For more information about our research click Here.
Recent and upcoming Step-Change papers and presentations:
Casual Job Opportunity
We are seeking postgraduate students or researchers who are interested in helping us conduct interviews and code qualitative interview transcripts for the STEP CHANGE project - a longitudinal qualitative study that locates people’s travel, transport and mobility practices in the context of their life histories. The work will be undertaken on a casual basis over a period of up to 12 weeks in teh Manchester and Leeds areas. More details can be found here.