Our publications

Journal articles, posters and presentations

Boggia, A., Massei, G., Pace, E., Rocchi, L, Paolotti, L., Attard, M. 2018, Spatial multi-criteria analysis for sustainability assessment: a new model for decision making. Land Use Policy vol. 71, pp 281-292. 

Mifsud, D., Attard, M., Ison, S.G. 2017, Old Age. What are the main difficulties and vulnerabilities in the transport environment? In Musselwhite, C. (Ed) Transport, Travel and Later Life, Transport and Sustainability vol. 10, Chapter 3 pp 65-92, Emerald.

Bajada, T. & Titheridge, H., 2017, The attitudes of tourists towards a bus service: implications for policy from a Matese case study. Transportation Research Procedia, 25C, pp. 4114-4133. 

Ison, S.,  Cowie, J. 2017,  The Routledge Handbook of Transport Economics - Chapter 16 The environment in the provision of transport Maria Attard.

Mifsud, D., Attard, M., Ison, S. 2017, To drive or to use the bus? An exploratory study of older people in Malta  - Journal of Transport Geography, 64, pp. 23-32. 

Camilleri-Fenech, M., Oliver-Sola, J., Farreny, R., Gabarrell, X. 2017,  Where do islands put their waste? – A material flow and carbon footprint analysis of municipal waste management in the Maltese Islands - Journal of Cleaner Production.

Ison, S & Attard, M. (ed.) Research in Transportation Business and Management Elsevier.

Bajada,T., & Titheridge, H. 2016, To contract or to operate publicly? Observations from the bus service reform transition process in Malta, Research in Transportation Economics, Volume 59, Pages 281-291, ISSN0739-8859.

Attard, M., Haklay, M., Capineri, C. 2016, The potential of Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) in future transport systems. Urban Planning. vol. 1(4) pp. 6-19.   

Bajada, T., & Titheridge, H. 2016, The attitudes of tourists towards a bus service: Implications for policy from a Maltese case study, Presentation edn, WCTR 2016 SIG G3 Planning and Policy, Shanghai.

Bajada, T., Mifsud, D. & Di Ciommo, F. 2016, 'Accessibility as an indicator of transport equity. The case of public transport infrastructure in Malta, and its impact on the elderly', Xjenza Online - Journal of The Malta Chamber of Scientists, , no. 4, pp. 72-81.

Bajada, T. 2015, 'The Malta Bus Service Reform: Implications for policy from a 'natural experiment' of attitudes towards bus service quality, and modal shift.' in Sustainable Urban Transport, ed. Attard, M., & Shiftan, Y., Emerald Insight, , pp. 93-119.

Bajada, T. & Titheridge, H. 2015, Evaluating Public Transport Policy: A Stakeholder Approach in a Maltese Context. Conference Presentation, WCTRS, SIG3, Urban Transport Planning and Policy edn.

Bajada, T. & Titheridge, H. 2015, 'To contract or to operate publicly? Observations from the bus service reform transition process in Malta. Santiago, Chile., Thredbo 14 Conference. International Conference Series on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Transport., 30th August to 3rd September.

Attard, M. 2015, The Impact of Global Environmental Change on Transport in Malta, Xjenza Online - Journal of the Malta Journal of Scientists.

Attard, M. & Shiftan Y. (ed.) 2015, Sustainable Urban Transport.

Attard, M., Ison, S.G. 2015, The effects of road user charges in the context of weak parking policies: the case of Malta. Case Studies in Transport Policy. Vol. 3(1) pp 37-43.  

Muscat, A., Attard, M. 2015, Intelligent Transport Systems: Potential for Technological Innovation and Policy Support. Paper presented at the Annual Engineering Conference on Energy and Transport: Challenges and Opportunities organised by the Chamber of Engineers, Malta, Smart City, Malta, 21st May 2015

Mifsud, D., Bajada, T., Attard, M., Di Ciommo F. 2015, Elderly and public transport accessibility. The case of elderly users in Malta, presented at the TEA COST Action Special Session held in Valletta, Malta, 13 April.

Muscat, A., Attard, M. 2015, Quantification and comparison of pollution generated by a door-to-door demand responsive transport system. Poster presented at the WCTRS SIG G3 International Conference on Climate Change Targets and Urban Transport Policy held in Valletta, Malta, 13-14 April.

Attard, M., Von Brockdorff, P., Bezzina, F., Mifsud, D. 2015, Congestion in Malta – the implications on Climate Change  . Poster presented at the WCTRS SIG G3 International Conference on Climate Change Targets and Urban Transport Policy held in Valletta, Malta, 13-14 April.  

Attard, M. 2014, 'Global Environmental Change and Small Island States and Territories: Economic and Labour Market Implications of Climate Change on the Transport Sector of the Maltese Islands'. Position Paper presented at the Symposium on Global Environmental Change and Small Islands, organised by the Centre for Labour Studies and the Institute for Earth Systems, 1-5 December. Valletta.

Bajada, T. 2014, Planning Bus Service Reforms that Meet People's Needs, Conference Presentation edn, RGS-IBG Post Graduate Forum Mid-Term Conference, Loughborough University, UK.

Bajada, T., Titheridge, H. & Muñoz, J.C. 2014, 'A Comparative Analysis of Two Public Transport Reforms: The Cases of Transantiago and Arriva Malta.', Conference Presentation edn, EUROGEO Conference, The Power of Geography and the Role of Spatial Information, Valletta, Malta.

Bajada, T. 2013, The Case of Malta's Bus Reform: Its Impact on People's Attitudes to Bus Travel and Implications for Policy., Poster edn, RGS-IBG Post Graduate Forum Mid-Term Conference, Geographical Transitions, Birmingham, UK. 

Bajada, T. 2013, The Malta Bus Reform: Implications for policy from a 'natural experiment' of perceived bus service quality and attitudes towards modal shift., Conference Presentation edn, NECTAR Conference, Dynamics of Global and Local Networks, Azores Islands.

Chetcuti Zammit L. 2013, Bayesian hierarchical modelling of traffic flow with application to Malta’s road network  

Mifsud D. 2013, Eco-sustainability aspects of the Country-Specific Recommendations for Malta.  

Mifsud D, 2013, The role of Public Transport in addressing Sustainable Mobility for the Elderly Population in Malta

Mifsud, D., Attard, M. 2013, Public Transport Reforms and their Impact on Accessibility: The Case of Malta.   Presented in the Poster Session JRP13-007 (Planning, Implementation, Evaluation and Technology: Enhancing Accessible Transportation and Mobility for Older Adults and People with Disabilities) in the 92nd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington DC, US.

Ison, S.G., Attard, M. 2013, 'The Smeed Report and Road Pricing: the case of Valletta, Malta.' Bank of Valletta Review. vol. 47(Spring) pp. 1-23.

Checuti Zammit, L., Scerri, K., Attard, M., Bajada, T. 2013, 'Computationally Efficient Estimation of High-Dimension Autoregressive Models – with Application to Air Pollution in Malta.' Xjenza. vol. 1(1) pp 42-50. 

Mifsud D. 2012, Sustainable Mobility in Malta: Transport Research in Practice.   

Attard, M. 2012, 'Reforming the Urban Public Transport Bus System in Malta: Approach and Acceptance.' Transportation and Research A: Policy and Practice. vol. 46(7) pp. 981-992.  

Chetcuti Zammit L. 2012,  Spatio-Temporal Models for Traffic and Air Pollution.

Chetcuti Zammit, L., Scerri, K., Attard, M., Bajada, T., Scerri, M. 2011, Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Air Pollution Data in Malta. Paper presented at 11th International Conference of Geocomputation 2011, organised by the Geocomputation Community, University College of London.

Bajada, T., Attard, M. 2011, 'Using GIS as a tool to improve road safety.' In Borg, R.P. et al. (eds) Sustainable Development: Civil Engineering and the Built Environment. Proceedings of an International Conference. Malta.

Attard, M. 2011, 'A preliminary assessment of the Park and Ride Scheme in Floriana, Malta.' In Borg, R.P. et al. (eds) Sustainable Development: Civil Engineering and the Built Environment. Proceedings of an International Conference, Malta. 

Attard, M., Enoch, M.P. 2011, 'The role of policy transfer in the introduction of road pricing in Valletta, Malta.' Transport Policy. Vol. 8(2) pp. 544-553.  

Attard, M., Ison, S.G., 2010, 'The Implementation of a Road User Charge – The Case of Valletta, Malta.' Journal of Transport Geography. Vol. 18(1) pp. 14-22.

Attard, M., Enoch, M.P., 2007, Valletta dumps V-licence for state-of-the-art road pricing scheme. Traffic Engineering and Control. Vol. 48(6) pp. 262-264.

Reports

The external costs of passenger and commercial vehicles use in Malta

Sustainable transport through engineering techniques 


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