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Ghisolfi, Verônica (author), Tavasszy, Lorant (author), Correia, Gonçalo (author), de Lorena Diniz Chaves, Gisele (author), Mattos Ribeiro, Glaydston (author)
Freight transport decarbonization is challenging due to the slow implementation of policies to meet climate goals. This paper analyzes the dynamics of the implementation of freight decarbonization measures. A System Dynamics model was developed and applied to the Brazilian freight system to simulate the use of more sustainable modes and means...
journal article 2024
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Janssen, C. (author), Daamen, T.A. (author), Verheul, W.J. (author)
Social sustainability’s implementation in urban development is a complex endeavour that demands alternative forms of governance. This article draws on the capabilities approach as an evaluative framework to better understand this implementation process. Through an in-depth case comparison of two Dutch urban development projects, the study...
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Smouter, Chris (author)
To deal with the pressure on urban energy infrastructures, renewable urban planning is on the rise and ambitious sustainability targets have been set to transform cities. Although these targets have resulted in many sustainable policies, the implementation of sustainability policies is lagging, hindering the energy transition. One such case, is...
master thesis 2023
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Fallah, Rebecca K. (author), Evers, Jaap (author), Hermans, L.M. (author)
Environmental policy integration is needed to ensure environmental policy goals are being realized, given their cross-sectoral nature. Most of the published research has focused on integration and coherence of (inter)national policies, plans, and programs. The implementation practices for these policies, however, are at least as important. This...
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Jansen, Nicki (author)
The Dutch government has set an ambitious goal: by 2030, greenhouse gas emissions in the Netherlands should be 49% lower than they were in 1990.But even though geothermal energy is gaining recognition given the high heating demand in the Netherlands and its subsurface potential, implementation of this technology, especially in urban areas, is...
master thesis 2022
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Zeng, Shi (author)
More than 3 billion plastic bags are consumed every day in China, posing a huge challenge for solid waste management. And scientists estimate that online food delivery businesses in China generated 1.6 million tons of packaging waste in 2017, nine times more than two years ago. This includes 1.2 million tons of plastic boxes, 175,000 tons of...
student report 2022
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Sadik, Md Shibly (author), Hermans, L.M. (author), Evers, Jaap (author), Nguyen, Hong Quan (author), Khan, Malik Fida A. (author), Ahmed, Sadiq (author)
Exploring whether society is sufficiently equipped and motivated to adopt planned interventions is vital for modern plan development trajectories. The Motivation and Ability (MOTA) framework offers a tool to assess the societal adoptability of plans by exploring stakeholders' motivations and abilities. It was originally developed to assess plan...
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Tabasha, Ola (author)
With the current urgency to become more circular, procurement presents the primary method to deliver the circular policy ambition by purchasing circular products and stimulating circularity in the market. In the building and infrastructure sector, civil engineering projects offer unique opportunities for circularity. This research presents an...
master thesis 2021
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Dimou, Maria (author)
Nowadays cycling rates in most European cities are increasing, while many governments are looking for ways to integrate cycling into the daily lives of citizens not only as a leisure activity but also as an official means of transport. At the same time, a large part of the population itself aims to influence decision-makers and urban planners to...
master thesis 2021
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Ma, W. (author)
Chinese cities have experienced unprecedented economic growth and urban population expansion in the last four decades. However, a variety of social and environmental problems is associated with urbanization. Cities try to grapple with these challenges but simultaneously find themselves locked in an intense competition with other cities. City...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Plettenburg, S. G.J. (author), Hoppe, T. (author), van der Heijden, H.M.H. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
In 2015 the Housing Act was revised in order to further regulate the social housing sector in the Netherlands and thereby improve the steering possibilities for the central government to coordinate housing associations. This included local performance agreements for social housing policy obtaining a legal status. By introducing this policy...
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Cruz, Maria (author), Dintzner, N.J.R. (author), Dunning, Alastair (author), Kuil, Annemiek van der (author), Plomp, E. (author), Teperek, M. (author), Türkyilmaz-van der Velden, Y. (author), Versteeg, A.M.C. (author)
In this paper, we explain our strategy for developing research data management policies at TU Delft. Policies can be important drivers for research institutions in the implementation of good data management practices. As Rans and Jones note (Rans and Jones 2013), " Policies provide clarity of purpose and may help in the framing of roles,...
journal article 2019
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Plettenburg, Shauny (author)
A case study in three Dutch municipalities on the effects and effectiveness of the policy instrument of local performance agreements for housing policy in the light of the revised Housing Act
master thesis 2018
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Gopalan, Srinivasan (author)
The European Union through its Roadmap 2050 has mandated nearly zero energy as the standard for all building stock. While newly built buildings will be of nearly zero energy standard by 31 December 2020 (public-owned buildings after 31 December 2018), new buildings form only 1% of the addition to the existing building stock which implies that to...
master thesis 2018
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Ashwin Rajgopal, Ashwin (author)
The purpose of this research is to study the implementation of ecological modernization branding in the cities of The Hague, Rotterdam and Utrecht in the Netherlands. These cities use ecological modernization branding to attract people, projects and investments. For example, they may project the image of being ‘smart’ and commission projects to...
master thesis 2018
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Mu, R. (author), de Jong, W.M. (author)
To promote sustainable urbanization and combat the economic, environmental, energy and safety issues that go with rapid motorization, the Ministry of Transport in China has introduced the “Transit Metropolis” program with a substantive amount of funds devoted to the implementation of the program in local governments. This represents the largest...
journal article 2018
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Marinetti, Caterina (author)
Water scarcity and drought (WS-D) are growing concerns throughout Europe and especially in Southern Regions. This study focuses on agriculture on Sicily, Italy. It explores the way(s) European policies to tackle WS-D are actively performed by the actors in the Sicilian water and agricultural sectors, in order to uncover potential disparities...
master thesis 2017
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Renner, T. (author), Meijerink, S (author), van der Zaag, P. (author)
In this study, we look at the evolution of a cooperative water regime in the delta of the Rhine catchment. In a Dutch–German case study, we focus on cross-border cooperation on the local and regional scale, describing and analyzing how a remarkably resilient and robust transboundary water regime has evolved over the course of 50 years....
journal article 2017
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Adham, Z. (author)
The focus on sustainability in urban development, policy implementation gaps and the role of public planner as ‘market actor’ have led to this research where we study how the implementation gap between sustainable urban policies and sustainable urban development projects can be bridged with the four planning tools of Adams et al. (2005). By...
master thesis 2017
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Mdivani, Kakhaberi (author), Hoppe, T. (author)
Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) and National Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) have the potential to support developing countries in attaining low carbongoals. In spite of the evident potential, there is a need to learn from practice. This paper explores the case of Georgia. The main research question discussed is: What...
journal article 2016
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