Susan has joined TRI as a Research Fellow on the EU HORIZON 2020 project Park4SUMP. This project aims to support the inclusion of strategic parking management in participant cities’ wider mobility plans. She previously worked on the European ‘ACTIVE ACCESS’ project which encouraged a shift to active travel modes for short journeys.
Susan’s academic background is in Geography and Urban History. In 2010 she followed her interests into transport and completed the MSc in Transport Planning and Engineering. This included research on the public acceptability of Intelligent Speed Adaptation, an element of driver automation.
Susan has worked as a Lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University where she was module leader for the MSc/MEng Transport Policy Module. She has also written students notes for a variety of other units, including an introductory policy module destined for delivery in Hong Kong. Before moving into transport, Susan held a number of management roles within the private sector.