Peter Jones is a member of the South East Wales Transport Commission.
Peter is Professor of Transport and sustainable development in the Centre for Transport Studies at UCL. He is a member of the City of London Transport Strategy Board, the South-East Wales Transport Commission, the Dubai Council for Future Transportation, and the CIHT Urban Design Panel.
He is Scientific Co-ordinator for two EU funded three-year projects (both with TfL as city partners): ‘CREATE’ on changing trends in urban mobility and future city challenges, and ‘MORE’, on optimum design and operation of road-space on main urban roads. He also leads on two ESRC projects, on Sustainable Urban Mobility transitions on Africa, and governance issues around the introduction of automated vehicles in the UK. He was awarded an OBE for services to national transport policy, in January 2017.
He has a wide range of transport research and teaching interests, covering both analytical methods and policy. These include transport policy, traveller attitudes and behaviour, travel trends and the determinants of travel demand, traffic restraint studies, accessibility studies, policy option generation, major transport economic and social impact studies, public engagement, development of new survey, analysis and appraisal methods, and advances in urban street planning and design. Recent research has addressed issues around futures and the changing requirements for forecasting and appraisal.