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BiographyProfessor Richard Allsop has extensive experience of research, training, and advisory work on:
- road safety
- traffic management
- other aspects of transport policy.
- A first in Mathematics from Cambridge
- a PhD in Optimisation of Traffic Signal Control
- a DSc in Engineering from University College London
Professor Allsop is Emeritus Professor of Transport Studies at UCL, having been Professor since 1976 and Director between then and 1997 of what is now the Centre for Transport Studies.
He has contributed extensively to the philosophy and techniques of traffic management, including:
- road safety engineering
- analytical aspects of road junction design and traffic signal control
- producing the IHT manual in Transport in the Urban Environment and its predecessor.
Professor Allsop also has a long standing involvement in road safety research and policy, including leading the production of the IHT Guidelines for Urban Safety Management.
- British Government's Road Safety Advisory Panel
Professor Allsop chairs its Statistics Group, having previously chaired the group that developed numerical advice to Ministers on setting of the current road casualty reduction targets.
- European Transport Safety Council (ETSC): Board member
Professor Allsop led the production of a number of its review papers, and was a Director of PACTS (the British Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety).
- CARRS-Q International Advisory Committee
Since 1997, Professor Allsop has provided inputs to road safety policy in Japan, New Zealand and Poland.