Authors: Helen Poltimäe, Merlin Rehema, Janika Raun and Age Poom Low residential density, long travel distances and the traditional reliance on private transport create sustainability challenges for rural mobility. Furthermore, rural travellers have diverse weekly and seasonal travel needs and patterns as they represent both local residents and second-home-owners as well as domestic and foreign… Continue reading In search of sustainable and inclusive mobility solutions for rural areas
Author: Karl Saidla Since December 2021, I have been living with my family in Tartu, Estonia where I am carrying out a unique research project on bike share. More specifically, the research will explore the public policies behind the planning, design, and implementation of the bike share systems of both Tartu (Smart Bike) and Helsinki,… Continue reading Smart Bike Share in Tartu, Estonia
In the newly published (18 August 2020) „Handbook of Research Methods and Applications for Mobilities“ has a chapter „Tracing human mobilities through mobile phones“ by Siiri Silm, Olle Järv and Anu Masso that summarizes the experience with mobile phone positioning data and its application in human mobility research. The chapter describes the mobile positioning approach… Continue reading How to examine human mobilities in practice?