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Designing and policy implementation for encouraging cycling and walking trips

Grant number: 15/50129-5
Support type:Research Projects - Thematic Grants
Duration: September 01, 2015 - December 31, 2019
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Transportation Engineering
Cooperation agreement: ESRC, UKRI ; NWO
Principal Investigator:Antonio Nelson Rodrigues da Silva
Grantee:Antonio Nelson Rodrigues da Silva
Principal investigator abroad: Martin Dijst
Institution abroad: Utrecht University (UU), Netherlands
Principal investigator abroad: Tim Schwanen
Institution abroad: University of Oxford, England
Home Institution: Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos (EESC). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Carlos , SP, Brazil
Associated scholarship(s):17/04460-7 - Perspectives and challenges to promote cycling infrastructure, BP.PD
17/15368-4 - Perspectives and challenges to promote cycling infrastructure, BP.TT
16/02678-2 - Perspectives and challenges to promote cycling infrastructure, BP.TT


Walking and cycling are seen as the most sustainable modes of transport and should be placed at the heart of a 'just transition' towards low-carbon, energy efficient urban mobility systems in the global North and South. Such systems will be more resilient (AU)

Scientific publications
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
MAHECHA NUNEZ, JAVIER YESID; TEIXEIRA, INAIAN PIGNATTI; RODRIGUES DA SILVA, ANTONIO NELSON; ZEILE, PETER; DEKONINCK, LUC; BOTTELDOOREN, DICK. The Influence of Noise, Vibration, Cycle Paths, and Period of Day on Stress Experienced by Cyclists. SUSTAINABILITY, v. 10, n. 7 JUL 2018. Web of Science Citations: 1.
MARTINELLI GUERREIRO, THAIS DE CASSIA; PROVIDELO, JANICE KIRNER; PITOMBO, CIRA SOUZA; RODRIGUES RAMOS, RUI ANTONIO; RODRIGUES DA SILVA, ANTONIO NELSON. Data-mining, GIS and multicriteria analysis in a comprehensive method for bicycle network planning and design. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION, v. 12, n. 3, p. 179-191, 2018. Web of Science Citations: 2.

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