Meet our Authors

Tom Cohen

Tom Cohen

Dr Tom Cohen is a senior lecturer at the University of Westminster’s Active Travel Academy.

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John Dales

John Dales

John Dales is a streets design adviser to local authorities around the UK, a member of several design review panels, and one of the London mayor’s design advocates. He is a past chair of the Transport Planning Society, a former trustee of Living Streets, and a committee member of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety. He is director of transport planning and street design consultancy Urban Movement.

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Just say it: save lives, drive less

Previous governments have been willing to ‘tell it like it is’ on public health issues like smoking, leaded petrol and drink-driving. We now need something similar on the subject of our ‘driving habit’.

Arman Farahmand-Razavi

Arman Farahmand-Razavi

Arman Farahmand-Razavi is a transport and planning advisor and a business strategy professional. He chairs The Friends of LTT.

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Phil Goodwin

Phil Goodwin

Phil Goodwin is emeritus professor of transport policy at both the Centre for Transport and Society, University of the West of England, Bristol, and University College London.

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Martina Juvara

Martina Juvara

Martina Juvara is director at consultancy URBAN Silence.

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Growing, Growing - Gone? Time to re-think our future

Do recent figures signal the end of steady upward population growth in the UK, and do they lift the consequent pressures on land use and traffic congestion? And if so, is this an opportunity to take a new look at our values and at the pursuit of endless economic growth?

Glenn Lyons

Glenn Lyons

Glenn Lyons is Mott MacDonald Professor of Future Mobility at the University of the West of England.

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Time to act on pavement misuse

Glenn Lyons is fed up with waiting for promised government action to control the abuse of pavements by motorists and motoring. He wants 2022 to be the year that this issue is finally tackled.

Greg Marsden

Greg Marsden

Greg Marsden is Professor in Transport Governance at the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds.

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Lucy Marstrand-Taussig

Lucy Marstrand-Taussig

Lucy Marstrand-Taussig is an independent walking and cycling design consultant.

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Steve Melia

Steve Melia

Steve Melia is a Visiting Fellow at the University of the West of England. Roads, Runways and Resistance from the Newbury Bypass to Extinction Rebellion is published by Pluto Press.

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David Metz

David Metz

David Metz is a honorary professor in the Centre for Transport Studies at University College London, formerly Chief Scientist at the UK Department for Transport.

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Peter Stonham

Peter Stonham

Peter Stonham holds a degree in transport and has studied and written about the subject for more than 30 years. He is editorial director of Landor LINKS, which he founded, and has led the development of Local Transport Today and its other specialist magazines and online networks.

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