Dr Rachel Aldred

Senior Lecturer in Transport

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35 Marylebone Road London NW1 5LS

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I am a Senior Lecturer in Transport, and joined Westminster in September 2012 from the University of East London, where I lectured in Sociology. I am interested in sustainable mobilities and in cycling in particular, and have published widely in this area.

I teach on the MSc Transport Planning and Management, which I led from January 2013. This includes leading the following modules: Transport Policy and Politics, Traffic and Streets, Research Dissertation, and contributing to Statistics and Survey Methods and Land Use, Planning and Transport.

My research has been funded by ESRC, AHRC, Blaze, TfL, DfT, British Cycling, CILT and others. For more on current projects please see http://rachelaldred.org/projects/

2015

Investigating the rates and impacts of near misses and related incidents among UK cyclists (2015)
Aldred Rachel and Crosweller Sian
Investigating the rates and impacts of near misses and related incidents among UK cyclists Journal of Transport & Health 2 (3) 379-393 2214-1405
Does more cycling mean more diversity in cycling? (2015)
Aldred Rachel, Woodcock James, Goodman Anna
Does more cycling mean more diversity in cycling? Transport Reviews: A Transnational Transdisciplinary Journal 2015

2014

Why culture matters for transport policy: the case of cycling in the UK (2014)
Aldred R and Jungnickel K
Why culture matters for transport policy: the case of cycling in the UK Journal of Transport Geography 34 78-87 0966-6923

2013

Cycling’s sensory strategies: how cyclists mediate their exposure to the urban environment (2013)
Jungnickel K and Aldred R
Cycling’s sensory strategies: how cyclists mediate their exposure to the urban environment Mobilities OnlineFirst 1745-0101
Who are 'Londoners on Bikes' and what do they want? Negotiating identity and issue definition in a ‘pop-up’ cycle campaign (2013)
Aldred R
Who are 'Londoners on Bikes' and what do they want? Negotiating identity and issue definition in a ‘pop-up’ cycle campaign Journal of Transport Geography 30 194-201 0966-6923
Matter in or out of place? Bicycle parking strategies and their effects on people, practices and places (2013)
Aldred R and Jungnickel K
Matter in or out of place? Bicycle parking strategies and their effects on people, practices and places Social & Cultural Geography 14 (6) 604-624 1464-9365
Incompetent or too competent? Negotiating everyday cycling identities in a motor dominated society (2013)
Aldred R
Incompetent or too competent? Negotiating everyday cycling identities in a motor dominated society Mobilities 8 (2) 252-271 1745-0101

2012

Governing transport from welfare state to hollow state: the case of cycling in the UK (2012)
Aldred R
Governing transport from welfare state to hollow state: the case of cycling in the UK Transport Policy 23 95-102 0967-070X
Constructing mobile places between ‘leisure’ and ‘transport’: a case study of two group cycle rides (2012)
Aldred R and Jungnickel K
Constructing mobile places between ‘leisure’ and ‘transport’: a case study of two group cycle rides Sociology 46 (3) 523-539 0038-0385

2011

Framing scrappage in Germany and the UK: from climate discourse to recession talk? (2011)
Aldred R and Tepe D
Framing scrappage in Germany and the UK: from climate discourse to recession talk? Journal of Transport Geography 19 (6) 1563-1569 0966-6923
Editorial introduction (2011)
Aldred R
Editorial introduction Critical Social Policy 31 (2) 171-173 0261-0183

2012

The role of advocacy and activism in shaping cycling policy and politics (2012)
Aldred R
The role of advocacy and activism in shaping cycling policy and politics in: Parkin J (ed.) Cycling and sustainability Emerald pp. 83-110

2012

Cycling cultures: summary of key findings and recommendations (2012)
Aldred R
Cycling cultures: summary of key findings and recommendations London University of East London

2011

Transitions: becoming a cyclist and cycle trainer in London (2011)
Aldred R and Kullman K
Transitions: becoming a cyclist and cycle trainer in London London University of East London Sustainable Mobilities Research Group

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