Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Jack Thompson

PhD Researcher (Part-time)

Room: 2.10 / LG.12
Research Group: Social and Political Sciences

Research topic: An analysis of the UK rail sector to study how a transport industry beyond its peak enjoyed a renaissance; informing discussions on the 'peak car' phenomenon.

Supervisors: Professor Greg Marsden, Dr Paul Timms and Dr Ian Phillips.

 Research Interests: 

  • Transport governance structures and decision making
  • Philosophy and history of transport planning
  • Sustainability and resilience
  • Evaluation of policy interventions


  • MSc Transport and City Planning, University College London, 2017. Thesis: Investigating the Relevance of Transport Capacity Schemes in Generating an Uplift in Residential Development.
  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering, University of Surrey, 2014.

Professional Memberships: 

  • Member, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT)


  • 2014 – present, Transport Planner, Crossrail 2, Transport for London.


  • STEM Ambassador (2017 – present)
  • Transport for London Licensed Ambassador (2015 - present)
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