Posts tagged with 'social influence'
Cities across Brazil are sharing best practices and improving public transport in recognition of citizens' demand for sustainable mobility. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
Brazilian National Association of Transport Operators seminar examines response to rising social demand for urban transport
Conducted by the Brazilian National Association of Transport Operators (NTU), this year’s Seminar on Urban Public Transportation responded to a growing demand among Brazilian citizens for improved public transport. On August 27 and 28, 2014, city planners, experts, transport operators, ...
Upper-Class Drivers More Likely to Break Rules of the Road
Upper-Class Drivers More Likely to Break Rules of the Road
According to new research from the Institute of Personality and Social Research at the University of California, upper-class individuals are more likely to break the law while driving, compared to lower-class individuals. In both naturalistic and laboratory methods, upper-class individuals ...
Social Influence a Key Factor to Behavior Change in Transport
Social Influence a Key Factor to Behavior Change in Transport
The Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California at Davis (ITS-Davis) found that consumers heavily base their decisions on social influence. John Axsen, a post-doctoral researcher involved in the study, says that policymakers need to consider social influence ...
Research Recap, May 23: Renewable Energy Estimates, The "Map Effect," Social Influences on Consumer Behavior
Research Recap, May 23: Renewable Energy Estimates, The "Map Effect," Social Influences on Consumer Behavior
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Renewable Energy Estimates A recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) calculated that ...