Mobilité Locale Transfrontalière - ACROSS
ACROSS : Assessing the sociocultural effects on mobility behaviours in CROSS-border areas

ACROSS : Assessing the sociocultural effects on mobility behaviours in CROSS-border areas

Status

ongoing

Project's purpose

ACROSS project aims at assessing the sociocultural effects on mobility behaviours in cross-border areas of Luxembourg. The theoretical framework is based on the assumption that people’s mobility behaviours are guided by their individual position in a three-dimensional space combining the geographic position, the social position and the cognitive position. By analysing the psychosocial and environmental determinants of attitudes leading to such behaviours, this project will help to identify efficient incentives to promote the use of public transportation and soft modes. The project is funded by FNR CORE 2010 (SR/783207) for a duration of 3 years (01.02. 2011 – 30.11.2014). Survey and case studies: European Institutions in Luxembourg, Brussels and Strasbourg. The methodology concerns econometric/statistical analysis, multivariate analysis, attitude theory and cognitive map analysis

Schéma méthodologique ACROSS
ACROSS methodology

Project's period

2011-2014

Keywords

Mobility, Cross-border, Behavior, Luxembourg, Bruxelles, Strasbourg

Institutional framework and Partners

Projet FNR CORE 2010 (SR/783207)

Lead Partner : CEPS/INSTEAD

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Outputs

International peer-reviewed journals

  • Dias P. Ramadier T. 2015. Social trajectory of urban dwellers and their cognitive map of the city. Journal of environmental psychology, to appear.

  • Dias P. Ramadier T. 2015. Les représentations socio-spatiales de Strasbourg : vers la représentation comme pratique sociale. Regards Sociologiques, to appear.

  • Ma T-Y. 2013. An A* label setting algorithm for multimodal resource constrained shortest path problem. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, vol. 111, pp. 330 – 339.

  • Ma T-Y. Gerber P. 2014. A hybrid learning algorithm for generating multi-agent daily activity plans. Journal of Internet Technology, to appear.

  • Ma T-Y. Gerber P. Carpentier S. Klein S. 2014. Geographic, socio-cultural and modal usage determinants of activity space: a case study of EU Institutions in Luxembourg and Strasbourg. Transportation Research Procedia, vol. 3, pp. 109-118.

  • Ma T-Y. Gerber P. Carpentier S. Klein S. 2015. Mode choice with latent preference heterogeneity: a case study for employees of the EU Institutions in Luxembourg. Transportmetrica A: Transport Science (to appear).

Conference papers

  • Ma T-Y. Gerber P. 2013. A hybrid algorithm for fast learning individual daily activity plans for multiagent transportation simulation. 2013 Conference on Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (TAAI2013), IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services, pp. 122-127.

Reports

  • Ma T-Y., Carpentier S., Gerber G., Lannoy P., Ramadier T. 2013. Mobility survey report for the European Investment Bank, 16p.

  • Ma T-Y., Carpentier S., Gerber G., Lannoy P., Ramadier T. 2013. Mobility survey report for the Court of Justice of the European Union, 16p.

  • Ma T-Y., Carpentier S., Gerber G., Lannoy P., Ramadier T. 2013. Mobility survey report for the Council of Europe, 16p.

Conference and workshop organisation

1st international ACROSS workshop, November 14-15, 2013, CEPS/INSTEAD, Esch-sur-Alzette.

The first half day is dedicated for the presentation of the project result in both mode choice behaviour modelling for the European Institutions and social trajectory analysis of urban dwellers and their cognitive representation of the city. The second half day is dedicated for the invited experts about their researches in mobility. The invited researchers are Philippe Hamman (University of Strasbourg), Thérèse Steenberghen (University of KU Leuven)

Re-thinking mobility in its psycho-social and spatial dimensions: closing conference of ACROSS project, 27-28 Nov. 2014, CEPS/INSTEAD, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg.

The first day contains: welcome speech by Mr. Hilmar Schneider, CEPS/INSTEAD's general director, followed by the presentations of research results by the project teams. The second day are the presentations of invited researchers in travel behaviour research, daily mobility, methodology and data analysis of social representations. The invited researchers includes Véronique Van Acker (Amsterdam University), Frank Witlox (Ghent University), Grégory Lo Monaco (Aix-Marseille University), and Sandrine Wenglenski (Paris Est Marne-La-Vallée University).

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Soutenu par le Fonds National de la Recherche (SR/783207)