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Andrew Nash

Andrew Nash

Andrew Nash is a Vienna-based transport planner working in the fields of active transport, railways and public transport. His most recent work focuses on applying advanced information and communications technology in transport and urban planning. He is a lecturer at ETH Zurich, and an experienced researcher working on proposals and projects with the ETH Zurich, the European Commission, Emch+Berger AG Bern, OpenTrack Railway Technology, AustriaTech, trenolab, and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Transportation (BMVIT). In his spare time he records parody music videos about transport.

Abstract

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT CONTROL STRATEGIES: DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

New technology provides great opportunities for increasing urban transport sustainability, but to be most effective, technology must be combined with new ways of thinking. The paper outlines an approach that combines new thinking with technology and provides a railway example.