Mr Jeremy Shires

Profile

Key Research Interests

  • Bus Soft Factors
  • Discrete Choice Modelling
  • Decision Making
  • Public Transport Demand Modelling
  • Stated Preference Design

Employment History

  • 1993 - 1996: Research Officer, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds
  • 1996 - 98: Research Fellow, Transport Studies Unit, Oxford University
  • 1998 - present: Research Fellow, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds

Education

  • 1992 BA Hons in Economics, Heriot Watt University
  • 1993 M.A. Transport Economics, the University of Leeds

Research Projects and Experience

  • 2007/8DfT Project looking at the valuation and demand impacts of bus soft factors. Project manager with a key role in the SP design and analysis.
  • ITS (2007) “Revealed and Stated Preference Study to Assess Impact of Rail Reliability on Rail Demand ”. Report Submitted to DfT.Responsibility for SP Design.
  • GRACE (2007) European Project examining how complex road congestion pricing impacts upon car driver behaviour. Responsibility for design of complex congestion pricing experiment and analysis.
  • Jacobs and ITS (2006) “Zonal Fares Trial Evaluation”. Report Submitted to DfT.Project Manager.
  • Nash, C.A., Mackie, P., Shires, J. and Nellthorp (2004) “The Economic Efficiency Case for Road User Charging”. A Report for the Department for Transport. This was an input into the 'Feasibility Study Of Road Pricing in the UK” (2004). Responsibility for producing paper on marginal social cost pricing.
  • Bonsall, P., Shires, J., Matthews, B., Maule, J. and Beale, J. (2004) “Road User Charging – Pricing Structures”. A Report for the Department for Transport. This was an input into the 'Feasibility Study Of Road Pricing in the UK” (2004). Responsibility for design of major cross discipline literature review.
  • Shires, J.D. (2004) “Case for Rail in the Conurbations”.Development of a spreadsheet rail forecasting model based on WYPTE rail services for JMP Consultants as part of a consultancy report for the PTEG.
  • Whelan, G.A. and Shires, J.D. (2003) “First Area Review Model”.Report for First Group that developed a bus forecasting handbook and model.
  • Bristow, A., Whelan, G.A., Shires, J.D. and Mackie, P.J. (2002) “Achieving Best Value for Public Support in the Bus Industry”. A report for CfIT in conjunction with LEK Consultants. Responsibility for developing a GOMMMS type appraisal tool.

Responsibilities

  • Economics and Appraisal Group Leader
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Research groups and institutes

  • Economics and Appraisal