Miles Tight is Professor of Transport, Energy and Environment. He was previously a senior lecturer in transport planning at the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds. He has been actively researching safety, equity and sustainability of travel for over 20 years with a particular emphasis recently on sustainability of transport. Most recently his research interests focus on walking and cycling, the nature of long term and large scale change in transport systems and the future design and form of sustainable urban areas. He has been involved in a wide range of research projects funded by UK research councils, the European Union and others in these areas and is currently leading the 5 year EPSRC STEP-CHANGE (Sustainable Transport Evidence and modelling Paradigms: Cohort Household Analysis to support New Goals in Engineering design) project (www.changing-mobilities.org.uk).
He teaches on a variety of modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in the areas of transport and sustainability.