The Transport Economists’ Group, formed in 1973, provides a forum for people involved in transport economics to meet regularly and discuss matters of mutual interest. Membership is open to economists working in transport and others whose work is connected with transport economics. The aim of the Group is to improve the quality of transport management, planning and decision making by promoting lectures, discussions and publications related to the economics of transport and of the environment within which the industry functions.
Next meeting, Wednesday 27 June 2018 at 17:30 for 18:00
Peter Jones and Paulo Anciaes of UCL will speak on “The valuation of community severance caused by busy roads”.
Peter Jones is Professor of Transport and Sustainable Development at the UCL Centre for Transport Studies. He is a member of the Independent Transport Commission, the DfT’s Science Advisory Council and co-chair of its Joint Analysis Development Group. He is Scientific Co-ordinator for the EU funded ‘CREATE’ project on trends in urban mobility and future city challenges. He has a wide range of transport research and teaching interests, covering both analytical methods and policy.
Dr. Paulo Anciaes is a research associate at the UCL Centre for Transport Studies. An economist and geographer by background, he joined UCL in 2014 and has worked on several research projects about sustainable transport and mobility. He is interested in the valuation of the monetary benefits of policies in the transport and environment sectors. Recently, he worked in the UCL Street Mobility project (2014-2017), which developed tools to measure and value the impacts of community severance caused by busy roads.
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