Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

Dr Chris Leahy

Research Fellow in Spatial Econometrics

Room: LG.01
Research Group: Economics and Appraisal

Research Interests

  • Public Transport Performance
  • User benefits; focussing on travel time and reliability
  • Econometrics and Choice modelling

Employment History

  • 2018-present, Research Fellow, ITS, University of Leeds
  • 2016-2018, Transport Analysis Team Leader, West Yorkshire Combined Authority
  • 2008-2012, Transport Planner (Graduate), Leeds City Council
  • 2007-2008, Network Officer, First Group (Bus)


  • PhD, Understanding the Mean-Variance Framework through application of Public Transport Smartcard data, University of Leeds, 2017
  • MSc (Eng), Transport Planning and Engineering, University of Leeds, 2010
  • BSc Information Systems, Keele University, 2006


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