David Metz

UCL Centre for Transport Studies

Honorary Professor of Transport Studies

University College London (UCL)
UCL Centre for Transport Studies

David Metz is Honorary Professor in the Centre for Transport Studies at UCL and was formerly Chief Scientist at the Department for Transport. Earlier in his career, he was a member of the scientific staff of the Medical Research Council and a civil servant in various Whitehall departments.

David’s research interests focus on the growth of travel demand, particularly as this is influenced by demographic factors, and on how this demand is met by investment in the transport system, as this is influenced by transport policy and new technologies.


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