Transport videos from members of the Centre for Transport and Society
Watch these films and discover the surprising things you never knew about transport.
Roads, runways and resistance - Dr Steve Melia
This video tells the story of the book by Dr Steve Melia, 'Roads, Runways and Resistance'. Based on over 50 interviews with ministers, advisors and protestors, it spans a 30-year story of the most controversial issues in transport, and the protest movements they spawned.View Steve's profile
Traffic in Cities – Dr Steve Melia
How much do you know about transport? This talk introduces the series with some surprising questions from Steve's forthcoming book 'Urban Transport Without the Hot Air'.View Steve's profile
Safety in numbers and cycle lanes – Professor John Parkin
What happens when traffic volumes increase? Do collisions go up at the same rate, or faster? In fact, they rise more slowly. What effect do cycle lanes have on driver behaviour?View John's profile
Travel time matters – Professor Glenn Lyons
On average we spend about an hour a day travelling. Our treatment of this hour a day both as individuals and policymakers has fundamentally shaped our transport system and society.View Glenn's profile
Most park and ride schemes increase traffic – Professor Graham Parkhurst
Did you know that most park and ride schemes increase overall traffic mileage? How do we know this, and why does it happen? Could park and ride schemes be differently designed to avoid increasing traffic?View Graham's profile
Films produced by Steve Brown, Learning Innovation Unit, Faculty of Environment and Technology.