What we do
U-Shift belongs to CERIS and does research on topics related to urban mobility. Besides PhD and MSc projects, we develop research projects autonomously and in collaboration with other national (LARSYS, BEAM-CIAUD, among others) and international (PSU, ITS) research centers.
Relation between Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and Socio-territorial Inequalities (STI)
Equitable and Dynamic Allocation of Urban Street Space to future multi-modal and multi-functional street’ uses.
National evidence-base and transport planning online tool to prioritize investment in active transport.
Sensory mapping of cyclable events from inertial data captured from a smartphone.
Sidewalk accessibility automatic evaluation based on computer vision and key features.
Pedestrian routing system for the elderly and for those suffering from dementia.
PhD & MSc Projects
Besides its research activity, U-Shift also does consultancy in close collaboration with companies and institutions, both public and private, applying its knowledge and innovative capacity to solving mobility-related problems.
Metropolitan evidence-base and transport planning online tool to prioritize investments in active transport
Assessing and monitoring active transportation in Lisbon
Technical support for the definition of New Urban Mobility Solutions for High End Residential Buildings
Sustainability report, social and environmental impacts of Lisbon bike sharing system 2018
Systematic annual counts of cyclists and their vehicles at 60 locations in Lisbon.