David Banister is Professor of Transport Studies at the School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE).
During 2009-2010 he was also Acting Director of the Environmental Change Institute in SoGE. Until recently he was Professor of Transport Planning at University College London. He is involved in the assessment of the EU ERC Advanced Investigators Grants (2007-2012 - Vice Chairman), and the European Parliament''s STOA study on the future of long distance travel in Europe (2007-2008). He is currently involved in research with several international agencies, including EU 7th Framework Programme projects, The European Environment Agency, The Asian Development Bank, ITPS in Japan and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, WHO and UN Habitat. He was awarded the Transport Policy Prize ([PDF: 23KB]) for his 2008 Transport Policy paper entitled 'The Sustainable Mobility Paradigm' at the 12th World Conference on Transport Research.
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