PhD Research StudentRoom: 2.10 / LG.12
Research Group: Economics and Appraisal
PhD Topic : Understanding Passengers' Behavioural Responses to Public Transport Network Reliability
- 2010 MSc (Eng), Transport Planning and Engineering, University of Leeds
- 2006 BSc Information Systems, Keele University
- 2013 (3 months) Research Assistant, Institute for Transport Studies
- 2008-2011 Graduate Transport Planner, Leeds City Council
- 2007-2008 Network Officer, Firstgroup (West Yorkshire)
Key Research Interests
- Public Transport Operation and Performance
- Microeconomics of Risk
- Travel Time Reliability
Winner of the International Journal of Transport Economics Young Researcher Prize (2015)
LEAHY, C. (2016). The development of an improved microeconomic framework for transportation reliability. International Journal of Transport Economics. VOL. XLIII(1-2).
LEAHY, C., BATLEY, R. & CHEN, H. (2015). Towards an automated methodology for the valuation of reliability. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems.
LEAHY, C., CHEN, H. & BATLEY, R. (2014). Reliability Equivalence in Public Transport Contexts. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 138, 185-192.
LEAHY, C., CHEN, H. & BATLEY, R. (2014, August) Reliability Equivalence in Public Transport Contexts. Paper presented at the International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies (ICTTS). Shaoxing, China.
LEAHY, C., CHEN, H. & BATLEY, R. (2013, March) Preferred Arrival Times and the Value of Reliability on the London Underground. Paper presented at the Second White Rose Doctoral Training Centre Economics Conference. University of York, UK.
LEAHY, C., CHEN, H. & BATLEY, R. (2012, March) How do Passengers Respond to Reliability on the Tube? A study of Supply, Demand and Scarcity on the London Public Transport Network. Poster presented at the First White Rose Doctoral Training Centre Economics Conference. University of Leeds, UK.