Dr Lucy Rackliff


Phone:  +44 (0)121 204 5217 
Email: l.rackliff@aston.ac.uk
Room: MB222H

I joined Aston University in 2013, prior to which I worked for Centro, the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority, as part of the Education and Communities Team.

I have worked in a number of UK universities, researching and lecturing in a range of transport and related subjects, including Safety and Risk, Marketing, Project Management and Ageing. 

  • BA (Hons) Economics, University of Reading, 1991
  • MSc, Transport Engineering and Operations, Newcastle University,1995
  • PGCert, Safety and Risk Management, University of Strathclyde, 2002
  • PhD, Safe Mobility for Older Road Users in Urban Areas, Loughborough University, 2013
  • 1995 - 1998: Researcher and Part time Lecturer, Transport and Logistics Department, Huddersfield University.
  • 1998: Researcher, Transport Operations Research Group, Newcastle University.
  • 2004 – 2010: Senior Researcher and Part time Lecturer, Vehicle Safety Research Centre/Transport Studies Group, Loughborough University
  • 2010: Centre Co-ordinator, UK Transport Research Centre, London.
  • 2012: Sustainable Travel Officer (Education and Communities Team) Centro, Birmingham.
  • Transport Impacts
  • Transport Fundamentals
  • Passenger Transport
  • Implementing Transport Policy
  • Health implications of transport infrastructure design.
  • Economic impacts of transport investments.
  • Healthy ageing and transport policy.
  • Calculation and validation of Performance Indicators for transport systems. 
Fellow of the Association of Industrial Road Safety Officers and member of its Council of Management. 
  • Christoph, M, Vis, M,  Rackliff L and Stipdonk, H (2013)  “A road safety Performance Indicator for vehicle fleet compatibility” Accident Analysis and Prevention, July 2013
  • Rackliff, LK and Morris, AP (2013)  “Using Performance Indicators to assess “Safe Mobility” for Older Road Users in Urban Areas” Paper presented at the International Congress on Mobility and Road Safety in an Ageing Society, Palais Ferstel, Vienna, June 2013