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John Parkin

John Parkin is professor of transport engineering in the University of the West of England Centre for Transport and Society. He has been involved in all stages of the promotion of transport schemes including policy formulation, modelling and forecasting, operational analysis and economic appraisal, design and construction. He has experience across all modes of transport and has a particular specialism in cycling. His research includes monitoring and evaluating sustainable transport interventions and investigating perceptions of risk and effort. He is currently leading the team evaluating the West Local Sustainable Transport Fund intervention and is involved in developing design guidance for cycle traffic and training of highway and traffic engineers in relation to cycling. He is leading a work package considering the interactions between autonomous vehicles and other road users. He is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Transport Expert Panel and the Joint Board of Moderators which accredits civil engineering degree programmes. He represents the ICE on the Department for Transport Cycle Proofing Group.

Events featuring this speaker

Future Cities Catapult: Urban Mobility

Fran McMahon, Jonathan Raper, John Parkin, Sofia Taborda

This session looks into ways of adopting a more user-driven approach in the transport sector and debates the potential convergence of business models in transport, ICT and urban development.

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18 October 2017 11:00am - 1:00pm Watershed