Plantlife – Managing Grassland Road Verges –Plantlife have just published a best practical guide, funded by a Rees Jeffreys grant, for highways managers, road engineers, operations managers, landscape architects and all those engaged with verge management and creation. The report can be found on Plantlife’s website here.
Assessment of the Sustainability of Road Safety in Local Government – The Road Safety Foundation has published a report July 2019, funded by a grant from the Fund, which explores the challenges being faced by local authorities when it comes to improving road safety and proposes a variety of possible solutions. The report can be found on the RSF website or here at RSF Report.
Dockless Bicycle Hire – A study commissioned by the Fund by Dr Geoffrey Dudley of the University of Oxford – Dockless bicycle hire interim report published June 2019. For access to the output reports A and B please contact the Secretary.
Round Table Discussion Paper. A note of a round table discussion hosted by the Fund on strategic challenges involving senior figures involved in future planning for England’s road network. Roundtable MRN note June 2019
Will We Learn to Share? The Executive summary of a dissertation by Georgina Wells B.A. looking at how car and ride sharing behaviours might adapt when autonomous vehicles arrive. The Fund paid for the survey work. A full copy of the dissertation is available on request to the Secretary.
Roads and the Environment: Putting an Innovative approach at the heart of RIS2. This report, Roads and the environment 2018, produced by Campaign for Better Transport with support from the Rees Jeffreys Roads Fund was published 17 April 2018. More information is available on CBT’s website at https://bettertransport.org.uk/
Uber Study In 2017 the Fund commissioned a study by Dr Geoffrey Dudley of the University of Oxford into The Governance of Transitions in Urban Mobility: The Case of Uber in London. The Final report and project outputs a to f (Uber a;Uber b;Uber c;Uber d;Uber e;Uber f) have now been published.
Roads for the Future The Rees Jeffreys Road Fund published its report on A Major Road Network for England on 12 October 2016. For more information go to Major Road Network.
Other reports. The following reports are examples of work on road transport issues which have been supported by the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund in previous years.
- Drinking among British Women (Social Research Associates)
- Potential role of “Evidence Based Practice” in Road Safety
- Sustainability Appraisal
- Saving Lives Saving Money (Road Safety Foundation)
- Women and Drinking Literature Review 2012
- Roadside distractions (Brunel)
- Study on Children’s Independent Mobility 2013
A wide range of transport-related reports and publications are contained in the Rees Jeffreys Library. This is located within the departmental library facility of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Skempton Building, Imperial College, London SW7 2AZ.
Further contributions of appropriate material are always welcomed for inclusion in the Library.