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Rachel Aldred

Reader in Transport | University of Westminster

Dr. Rachel Aldred is Reader in Transport at the University of Westminster. In her research she focuses particularly on active and sustainable travel, using a variety of methods from mathematical modelling, to qualitative interviews, to GIS analysis, to cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys. Rachel has advised a range of organisations, national and regional, on issues related to active travel. She has recently been studying cyclist and pedestrian injury risk, analysing disparities in cycling take-up and the reasons for this, and leading evaluations of large and small interventions to encourage uptake of active travel. Her work has won prizes for research impact from ESRC and from stakeholder organisations.