Professor Tim Schwanen

Professor of Transport Geography and Director of the Transport Studies Unit


Dr Schwanen’s research sits at the intersection of urban, transport, cultural and political and economic geography. He is particularly interested in transitions to low-carbon and low-energy living and societies and the geographies of ageing, mobility and well-being.


  • Passenger transport
  • Transport and climate change
  • The experience of everyday transport and the links between transport and wellbeing and quality of life
  • Transport and social inequality

Media experience

Dr Schwanen has worked with the Dutch and UK media.


English, Dutch