Giannis Adamos

Giannis Adamos
University of Thessaly | UTH · Τμήμα Πολιτικών Μηχανικών

PhD in Transportation Engineering

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October 2006 - November 2016
University of Thessaly
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  • Research Associate

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Publications (79)
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As the world becomes more urbanized, there is a strong need for urban public transport to provide sustainable alternative solutions against private-vehicle usage. However, the opportunities for seamless journeys through public transport are still limited and the need for properly designed and operated transport interchanges is vital. The present pa...
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The original version of the book was inadvertently published with incorrect name of the author in Chapters 38, 49 and 108, which has now been amended. The book and the chapters have been updated with the change.
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The continuously increasing proportion of people living in urban areas, the concerns for pollution, congestion and road crashes in cities and the newly technological advances have attracted the interest of researchers and policy makers for urban transport. Passenger and freight transport have been acknowledged as a significant disturbance to the li...
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The ever-increasing use of private vehicles makes Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) more necessary as they improve users’ convenience, safety and travel time. Although these systems offer significant advantages, they call into question the traditional role of users, making the psychology of drivers towards these technologies a necessary fac...
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The present paper details the development of a designated software that facilitates the selection of the appropriate measures to achieve high level sustainable urban mobility. The main objective of this tool is to combine the capabilities of the city, the geographical location of the properties throughout the city and the expectations of stakeholde...
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Transport is adapting to the rapid development of technology, adopting new trends and focusing on people and environment. At the same time, the needs of citizens’ mobility and goods’ transportation are complex, requiring the involvement of different stakeholders under the appropriate partnerships. To this end, the development of innovative integrat...
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This book gathers together innovative research and practical findings relating to urban mobility transformation. It is especially intended to provide academicians, researchers, practitioners and decision makers with effective strategies and techniques that can support urban mobility in a sustainable way. The chapters, which report on contributions...
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The assessment of smart logistics solutions performance is a complex process that takes into consideration the solution type, the stakeholders’ engagement level, and the cities’ particularities and objectives. It is performed taking into account specific evaluation criteria and indicators. This study aims to introduce a holistic sustainability-base...
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Sustainable urban mobility is evolving rapidly, attempting to facilitate mobility and goods’ transportation in an economic and environmentally friendly direction. Among the actions taking place worldwide to provide such solutions is the promotion of electromobility. In this paper, a systematic literature review is carried out focusing on the impact...
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The objective of this paper is to identify relevance of the existing educational programs to the skills required on job, as perceived by the stakeholders involved, such as policy makers, transport operators and service providers, academia and research sector. The research was conducted based on a questionnaire survey retrieving the knowledge gained...
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The ever-increasing tendency of people to travel by motorized vehicles contributes significantly to air pollution and traffic problems. Active travel, namely walking and cycling, seems to be a feasible solution to the current situation in urban mobility. The present paper aims at investigating the effects of active travel in health and quality of l...
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The goal of this paper is to assess the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and intentions of the future autonomous vehicle users, considering also socio-demographic attributes and mobility needs. The analyzed data are based on two surveys; one, conducted on car-pooling and car-sharing systems, thus addressing the private traveling; the other, conducted...
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The present paper aims at measuring the satisfaction of travellers and stakeholders on perceived quality of service provided at the Latvian interchange “Riga International Coach Terminal” and understand whether there are any gaps between the two groups of involved parties, based on their perceptions and expectations. To this end, a travellers’ atti...
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There is growing evidence that driver fatigue is a major road safety problem, causing crashes that frequently involve fatalities and severe injuries. Professional drivers are among the road users indicated by literature to be at high risk of involvement in a fatigue-related crash. The goal of this paper is to investigate the effectiveness of object...
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The increasing demand for urban mobility in modern cities leads to traffic congestion and other environmental and societal impacts, requiring a shift to more sustainable mobility behavior. However, travelers are not well informed about the possible sustainable modes and their advantages, as traffic education is often limited to learning traffic rul...
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The aim of this paper is to investigate potential changes in stakeholders’ behavior towards Urban Freight Transport (UFT) policies and measures. In order to capture such behavioral changes, an online questionnaire survey was conducted in 12 European cities, and feedback was received from 292 stakeholders, including supply chain stakeholders, public...
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This paper investigates the accessibility level of the International Coach Terminal in Riga, Latvia, determining crucial parameters, such as needs, elements and policies that can reform existing transportation hubs into fully accessible ones for all citizens. In order to receive users’ feedback on the existing conditions of the terminal and gather...
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The design of an optimal interchange depends on the local environment and individual preferences of users on modal choices. Various issues in quality are important for good interchange management and operation, and priorities may significantly differ among different interchanges. This paper aims to investigate and assess the performance level of fo...
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This paper focuses on active travel accessibility and the required actions to achieve a satisfying level of non-motorized access to urban interchanges. To this end, a systematic literature review was conducted, related to active travel policy measures and actions, as well as to measures aiming at the promotion of walking and cycling and the improve...
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Increased urban mobility causes high congestion, excess of carbon dioxide CO2 emissions and road safety deterioration. The aim of this paper is to investigate the possibility of reducing urban road accidents, by influencing risk taking behavior. Seventeen accident-prone sites were selected in the Central Business District of Volos in Greece, and dr...
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The salient scope of this paper is to enable the knowledge and understanding of urban freight transportation and provide guidance for implementing sustainable policies and measures in a city. To achieve this goal, an evaluation framework for city logistics policies and measures is developed, which demonstrates the complexity of urban freight transp...
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The paper advances the results of the on-going work conducted within the frame of the European Twinning project ALLIANCE. In the effort to assess educational needs of different stakeholder groups involved in the domain, this paper’s main interest is to study knowledge and importance of governance issues and smart solutions, which enable smooth and...
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The present paper aims at analysing the concept of "urban interchanges" as a solution towards seamless transportation and sustainable mobility. Based on an extensive review of policies, initiatives and data analysis coming from interviews and meetings with stakeholders, a coherent interchange design typology was formulated that links seamless trans...
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This paper introduces a decision tree approach, which can be used for the assessment of the design, operation and services provided at urban transport interchanges. Realizing a customer satisfaction survey, feedback was received from 239 users of t he Riga International Coach Terminal on crucial attributes, including: travel information, wayfinding...
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This paper aims at identifying the performance level of Riga’s International Coach Terminal, by assessing its design and operation. Based on an extended state-of-the-art review of best practices, a list of representative indicators, grouped into eight groups, were used and evaluated by terminal’s users. These groups deal with mobility provision, wa...
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The knowledge sharing among researchers, decision makers and practitioners becomes necessary for understanding new transportation trends and incorporating innovative transportation strategies in urban planning according to the economic competitiveness and business needs. The paper presents the tools and activities used in the frame of the “Enhancin...
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This paper presents a comparative analysis of two urban intermodal freight transport terminals focusing on last mile distribution: the port of Thessaloniki (ThPA) and Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) distribution center in Thessaloniki. Through the pairwise comparison of the two different supply chain interchanges, a decision support tool is provided to the te...
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City logistics is a key catalyst in the urban economy but, in parallel, urban road freight transport significantly affects the quality of life in the urban environment. Optimization of urban freight transport (UFT) can make an important contribution to the sustainability and livability of cities, conducing in the alleviation of traffic congestion a...
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The economic, technological and social changes in urban transportation have resulted in important changes in urban passenger and freight movements. The organization of a training and educational transportation program that considers these changes and involves researchers, decision makers and practitioners becomes necessary for understanding new tra...
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Economic and social factors, including existing trends in urban population and employment growth combined with urbanization, have led to enhanced consumption and thus, increasing freight flows in the cities. Mitigation of transport impacts has led to plans towards a more sustainable urban environment. However, managerial and regulatory barriers res...
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The booming increase in the need for passenger and freight transport concerning both interurban and urban context during the last two decades has resulted in deep impact in human and natural environment. Towards the alleviation of consequences, the decision makers consider various smart logistics solutions, which do not always results in the desire...
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The purpose of this paper is to present a comparative analysis of two urban intermodal freight transport terminals focusing on last mile distribution; the port of Thessaloniki (ThPA) and Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) distribution center. The paper enables the pairwise comparison of different intermodal freight transport nodes acting as interchanges in a sup...
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Introduction: A large number of road safety communication campaigns have been designed and implemented in the recent years; however their explicit impact on driving behavior and road accident rates has been estimated in a rather low proportion. Method: Based on the findings of the evaluation of three road safety communication campaigns addressin...
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This paper introduces a multi-stakeholder multi-criteria evaluation framework, which can be used for the assessment of the last mile distribution performance of urban freight terminals. To this end, a comparative analysis is conducted addressing two Greek urban intermodal freight terminals located at the port of Thessaloniki (ThPA) and Kuehne+Nagel...
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Fatigue is considered as a serious risk driving behavior, causing road accidents, which in many cases involve fatalities and severe injuries. According to CARE database statistics, professional drivers are indicated as a high-risk group to be involved in a fatigue-related accident. Acknowledging these statistics, a training program on driving fatig...
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A road safety campaign, as one of the measures used to influence road user behavior to follow the driving regulations and to safeguard safety on the road network, may contribute to the reduction of the number of people killed on the roads. This study aimed to develop prediction models for the assessment of the impact on driving behavior of a fatigu...
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Driver distraction is indicated as one of the most significant causes of road accidents. In literature, among the internal factors causing distraction, the in-vehicle passenger or remote conversation, seems to affect significantly driving performance and behavior, and the relevant measurements on representative variables such as reaction time, spee...
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Road safety communication campaigns are considered an efficient strategy for reaching a wide audience. They aim at reducing the number and severity of road crashes by influencing road user behavior. Despite the large number of campaigns that have been designed and implemented in recent years, few have been formally evaluated. This paper presents th...
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Communication campaigns are used as a rather efficient strategy to approach the wide audience in terms of promoting road safety and improving driving behavior. Incorporation of the evaluation in the campaign design is considered of high importance, since it provides information about the effectiveness of the campaign. Literature review on road safe...
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The development of interfaces between long and short distance transport networks is associated with the general processes planned by central governmental bodies; and the degree of their efficiency depends heavily on the successful cooperation among the involved planning stakeholders at various territorial levels. At the same time, no matter how eff...
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During the last decade the European Union has developed a common transport policy framework as an overall strategy integrating sustainable development, including economy, land-use planning, social education and urban transport, as well as budgetary and fiscal, competition and research policy. Nevertheless a serious obstacle in achieving this strate...
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Road safety communication campaigns are considered as an efficient strategy to approach the wide audience and influence road users towards a safe behavior, with main aim to lead to the reduction of the number and the severity of road accidents. When designing the implementation of a campaign, it is important to plan at the same time its evaluation,...
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The wide growth of the transportation means, as well as the development of productive activities or even leisure activities in urban areas of large cities, has evaluated the problem of "environmental noise pollution" and its effects in the physical and psychological health of the citizens. In the framework of the present paper, the results of the e...