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Glenn Lyons

Glenn Lyons is the Mott MacDonald Professor of Future Mobility at the University of West of England, Bristol. Spanning between academia and practice, he specialises in addressing transport sector developments in the context of ongoing and uncertain social and technological change. He has been instrumental in bringing forward the ‘decide and provide’ transport planning paradigm and led the development of FUTURES – a six-stage vision-led approach to strategic planning for an uncertain world. With his recent roles as a member of the Wales Roads Review Panel, Chair of the Road Investment Scrutiny Panel, and previous senior-level secondments into the UK Department for Transport and the New Zealand Ministry of Transport, Glenn has considerable experience with stakeholder engagement across policymaking, consultancy and academia. He is currently Vice President of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation.

Highways to Hell: How One Country is Rethinking Road Investment

The Wales Roads Review – an unprecedented examination of whether investment in over fifty local road schemes should continue – signals high-profile change by the Welsh Government, prompted by the climate emergency.

October 6, 2023