Lecturer in Transport Planning
- Address: 7 Lilybank Gardens, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ
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Dr Fiona Crawford joined UBDC in November 2022 as a Lecturer in Transport Planning. Prior to this she was working at the University of the West of England (UWE) in the Centre for Transport and Society and in the Data Science and Mathematics cluster.
She has a PhD in Transport Studies from the University of Leeds as well as master’s degrees in Social Research Methods (Social Policy) and Data Science and Analytics. She is a quantitative social scientist with a particular focus on travel behaviour and associated changes in working patterns and grocery shopping behaviour. She is passionate about supporting women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
Her research has included:
- Developing new methods to examine travel patterns using Bluetooth data from Greater Manchester (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S096585641730352X – open access)
- Evaluation of sustainable transport interventions such as the Access WEST programme and the bus components of the Transforming Cities Fund
- Examining the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on road traffic in Bristol using number plate data (https://transition-air.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/TRANSITION-DI-Project-Report-Dr-Fiona-Crawford.pdf)
- Exploring how data about working patterns is collected in national travel surveys
- Identification of suitable areas for a demand responsive transport scheme in Bristol
- Supporting trials investigating pedestrian and cyclist trust in autonomous vehicles
- Examining the complexity of school travel