Brazil's Active Transportation and Inclusive Spaces: a DePICT fieldwork pre-visit to São Paulo and workshop in Belo Horizonte
The TSU's Dr Denver Nixon spent two weeks in Brazil building relationships with his South American peers, exploring São Paulo's walking and cycling infrastructure and participating in the 'Urban Dialogues' workshop.
The TSU takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of transport futures, drawing on relevant, state-of-the art developments in geography, environmental and transport studies, economics, sociology, psychology and the engineering sciences. We also draw on the full spectrum of available methods and underpinning philosophies for our research. For information on our current and future research, please see our Research Agenda.
The research conducted at the TSU addresses transport from different thematic and methodological perspectives. We have four broad research themes: