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Steve Melia

Steve Melia is a Senior Lecturer in Transport and Planning at the University of the West of England. His research concerns the relationship between transport and the built environment, with a particular focus on traffic removal (see and alternatives to car-based development. His book Urban Transport Without the Hot Air (UIT Cambridge, 2015) aimed to expose popular myths in transport planning and propose sustainable solutions. He has advised government departments, local authorities and political parties in the UK on different aspects of transport and planning policy. Before starting an academic career, he was a parliamentary candidate, environmental campaigner and freelance journalist.

Events featuring this speaker

Building Liveable Neighbourhoods

Nicola Beech, Mark Drane, Steve Melia, Miriam Ricci, Danielle Sinnett

What makes a liveable neighbourhood? What recommendations can we bring together for future cities?

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18 October 2019 2:30pm - 3:45pm Watershed