Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

Youth mobility and access to opportunity within changing urban geographies

Supervisors: Frances Hodgson and Dr Karen Lucas

This research will focus on understanding the impact of the different mobility constraints on young people's access to opportunities within the context of changing urban geographies. The methodologies will be determined by the expertise of the candidate but we are interested in mixed methods approaches combining quantitative and qualitative survey techniques, as well as GIS-based spatial analysis and transport equity appraisal tools. Outcomes will be focuses on communicating understanding and appreciation of the mobilities of younger people to the policy and planning community.

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