Peter is Director of the Centre for Transport Studies at UCL, before which he was Director of the Transport Studies Group at the University of Westminster. He is a member of the Independent Transport Commission, the Department for Transport’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 was a member of the Mayor of London’s Roads Task Force.
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 and appraisal methods, and advances in urban street planning and design.