Integrated Sustainability Assessment of mobility transitions: Simulating stakeholders' visions of and pathways to sustainable land-based mobility

Lorraine Whitmarsh, Björn Nykvist

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Abstract

In this paper, we outline work underway within the EC funded MATISSE project to develop innovative agent based simulation models to support learning and decision-making for Integrated Sustainability Assessments (ISAs) of sustainable mobility. The tools we are developing are designed to simulate - and stimulate - 'transitions' (radical systemic innovation) to sustainable futures. In applying the modelling tool to the land-based mobility case, we have used desk research and stakeholder workshops to identify visions of and pathways to sustainable mobility. Future work will use the agent-based modelling tool to assess the impacts of policies on sustainability criteria defined by stakeholders.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-127
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development
Volume3
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2008

Keywords

  • Agent-based model
  • Mobility
  • Stakeholders
  • Sustainability assessment.
  • Transitions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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