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van Driessche, Bart (author)
Although there are systems that allow you to take your infant with you on a cargo bike, there were still many prejudices and concerns on this matter. Due to the transmitted vibrations, which could be a source of discomfort and a risk to human health, experts criticized travelling with infants on bicycles and cargo bikes. An infant safety seat is...
master thesis 2019
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Wicaksono, Satrio (author)
Crowdshipping has emerged as an avenue to provide sustainable option for the
future of urban package delivery. The main challenge in crowdshipping realm is to maintain sustainable network of customers (demand) and couriers (supply). To help resolving the challenge, this research offers a comprehensive approach to examine market potential of...
master thesis 2018
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de Vries, Piet (author)
The Dutch market has been seeing an growing interest in electric bicycles in recent years. While the trend was propelled by elderly wishing to use a bicycle longer, the e-bike market has shown the potential to loose its stigma and expand to people of other age-groups. The urban commuter as a target group demands for a faster and more attractive...
master thesis 2018
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Du, Yishan (author)
Discussions about bicycle never stop in Amsterdam. After all these years’ theory as well as practice, it is generally accepted that in such a compact and flat city, bike has been and would remain the best way of mobility in the next few decades.
However, according to statistics, though bike has been the best appreciated mode of mobility for...
master thesis 2018
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Berendsen, Lizzy (author)
Many cities are embracing ICT and other technological innovations as a development strategy. Governments gather and distribute open data as they see sharing data as a responsibility of a transparent government. However, the representation of this data is typically hard to understand and difficult to use. The main problem that open data systems...
master thesis 2018
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Yang, Wenbo (author)
This research looks into the internet bike rental (a newly-emerged bike sharing system) with the aim of demonstrating its development in Hangzhou and identifying the potential solutions that could alleviate the current issues it encounters. The theoretical frameworks of Strategic Niche Management (SNM) and Multi-Level Perspective (MLP) are...
master thesis 2018
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Francis Rozario, Stephen (author)
In the process of replacing carbon based fuel with renewable energy, into the energy generation cycle of the world, mobility is considered to be one of the important sectors in which enormous progress can be implemented. Business tycoons are introducing electric vehicles which fascinates people. However, there is yet a stabilized solution to be...
master thesis 2018
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ten Hengel, Frank (author)
Inner cities increasingly suffer from congestion and pollution. Besides being a nuisance, these traffic jams cost society an enormous sum of money annually (est. €3 billion in 2015). Still many businesses use unwieldy commercial vans in tiny, crowded city streets.

Urban Arrow (UA) offers slender alternatives in the form of high quality...
master thesis 2017
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Kuipéri, Julie (author)
Union is one of the oldest Dutch bicycle manufacturers, and is connected to the large conglomerate Pon Holding. They offer simple but stylish bicycles with a focus on the urban area, for the consumer market. Recently they have linked their brand to the Food & Beverages domain, and are keen to collaborate with businesses in this sector.The...
master thesis 2017
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Chatrath, Bheeshma (author)
Low powered electric vehicles and electricity generation with the help of renewable energy technology are two kind of technological advancements which are taking place to meet growing global energy demand while reducing greenhouse gas emissions together at the same time. Achieving these objectives indicate shift from energy demand followed by...
master thesis 2017
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Jamodkar, Ajay (author)
Recent innovations in Electric Vehicles (EVs) will potentially change the future of the transportation industry. They will diversify the energy mix and reduce the dependence on fossil fuels. However, use of EVs only shifts the source of CO2 production to electricity generation plants. A smart solution to overcome this problem is the use of...
master thesis 2017
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Chang, Chieh Kang (author)
Urbee is a smart BSSs (bicycle sharing system) which targets private companies as their customers. Unlike common city BSSs that are run by municipalities, Urbee stations can be installed on the diverse environment that cannot be as sufficient and perfect as the space of common city BSSs. This project is about proposing the solution for this...
master thesis 2017
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Heijmerink, L.L. (author)
This report contains the graduation project of Linde Heijmerink. The graduation project is the last Master project at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at the TU Delft whereby the Master of Integrated Product Design will be completed. With the achievement of this project the title “Master of Science” will be acquired. This Graduation...
master thesis 2017
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De Jong, P.H. (author)
The design of the ordinary bicycle has barely changed since the end of the 19th century. Until then it evolved to a well ridable machine with no need for further drastic modifications. However, around 2011 it was shown that, just like an ordinary bicycle, strange appearing designs could also be stable. One of these designs was a bicycle that...
master thesis 2017
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Velzeboer, T. (author)
In the Netherlands bikes are the main form of transportation. The number of e-bikes used instead of normal bike is growing vastly. These e-bikes have to be charged. With today’s chargers the energy comes from the AC utility grid and the main source of this energy is generated by fossil fuels. This thesis describes the redesign of an existing...
master thesis 2016
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Bossenbroek, B.M. (author)
The current e-bike market is characterized by bike designs with conventional tubular frames, to which external components that allow electric cycling are attached. This often leads to a forced integration of the battery, motor and other components. Amsterdam based e-bike brand QWIC wanted to tackle this integration issue in a different manner,...
master thesis 2016
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Bloemers, W.E. (author)
The thesis is concerned with the development of the building kit (the building experience) for a bamboo balance bike. It starts with research on the company and target group. The research is based on several sources: literature, observations, interviews, generative research (workbook) and a questionnaire. The company of the KaboogaBike is a...
master thesis 2016
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Van Heijningen, H.M.C. (author)
Ever since the rise of the industrial revolution, one of the greatest challenges for governments relates to the variety of traffic problems that have emerged in urbanized areas (Buchanan, 2015; Headicar, 2015). A vastly growing and promising worldwide spread transport policy is the development of urban bike sharing programmes. These programmes...
master thesis 2016
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Krishna, K. (author)
A cargo bike is essentially a vehicle that is human powered and has provisions for the transportation of goods. Cargo bikes have been in use in different forms since the 1920s. Cargo bikes can also be referred to by different names depending on geographic location, context of use or even by the number of wheels it has, namely freight bicycle,...
master thesis 2015
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Van Schelven, M. (author)
Sharing and borrowing goods and services is a growing trend that is visible in multiple sectors. A digital lock opens new doors in the arising share economy. With a digital transferable key it is easy to give permission or access to a product or service. The exclusion of a physical key speeds up the process and fits with modern society. This...
master thesis 2015
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