Richard Llewellyn

Richard Llewellyn

Richard Llewellyn

Research Student

Biography

Richard Llewellyn is a Chartered Civil Engineer with a wide range of experience in transport planning and engineering.  The first fifteen years of his career were spent in consultancy, developing a broad range of technical and project management experience across a wide variety of projects.  During his final four years in consultancy he led a team of over twenty five technical staff across two offices.   His technical experience ranges from conceptual scheme design and public consultation to detailed design and civil engineering implementation. He has written several technical standards and contributed to the development of local and national transport policy.  He specialises in the areas of traffic engineering, mobility management, traffic signals, road safety and also has an interest in railway transportation.   He currently teaches on several of the university’s modules in transportation and is in the process of undertaking his own PhD studies.   He contributes to several technical design panels and is a committee member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transport Scotland region.

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Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Edinburgh Urban Design Panel Member

 

Conference Activity

  • SURFLOGH Edinburgh Conference Chair
  • Scottish Transport Applications and Research Conference – Programme Committee Member
  • Transport Demand Management Symposium - Scientific Committee Member

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • National Transport Awards: Road Safety, Traffic Management & Enforcement (Shortlisted)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation
  • Highways Magazine Excellence Awards: Road Marking Project of the Year (2018) (Shortlisted)
  • Most Innovative Presentation - 2017 JCT Traffic Signal Symposium
  • ITS (UK) Forward Thinking Award
  • ITS (UK) Scheme of the Year Award
  • National Transport Awards: Most Innovative Project of the Year
  • CIHT John Smart Road Safety Award
  • Scottish Transport Awards: Excellence and Innovation Award
  • Highways Magazine Excellence Awards: Road Marking Project of the Year (2016)
  • 3rd Place in the ICE International Graduates and Students Papers Competition
  • Winner of the ICE Renée Redfern Hunt Prize
  • Winner of the ICE East of Scotland Branch and ICE Scotland Graduates and Students Papers Competitions
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

 

Invited Speaker

  • Safer Roads, Safer Vehicles, Safer Road Users, Safer Speeds Conference, Stirling
  • Transport Scotland Future ITS Strategy Event
  • Safer Roads, Safer Vehicles, Safer Road Users, Safer Speeds Conference, Stirling
  • Future of Road Safety Conference: Implementing a Safe System, London
  • Cycling Scotland National Conference, Edinburgh
  • Scottish Disability Equality Forum Conference, Perth

 

Media Activity

  • Speed limiters on cars will cut UK road deaths by 30%
  • BBC Radio 5Live - Naked Scientists - Roads and Travel
  • Does pushing the 'walk' button help you cross the street faster? A transport engineer weighs in
  • Drivers praise new road studs on the A1
  • Smart studs to light up Mersey junction
  • Scottish LED road stud safety scheme in contention for major UK transport industry award
  • LED road studs linked to traffic lights to guide drivers at complex junction
  • Increasing the speed limit won't get the traffic moving faster
  • New technology gives drivers a guiding light on the A1
  • Motorists views on new A1 road studs are sought
  • The Times: Slow down to speed up the commute
  • Smart Highways Magazine: A roundabout way
  • Reducing inattentional blindness on the roads by positively influencing driver behaviour

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (Scotland Region) - Chair
  • Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (Scotland Region) - Vice Chair
  • Member of the Permanent Way Institution
  • Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (Scotland Region) - Committee Member and Training Officer
  • Member of the Transport Planning Society
  • Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers

 

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Naturalistic measurement of driver eye height and object height using photogrammetry

Journal Article
Llewellyn, R., Sarkar, P., & Taylor, M. D. (in press)
Naturalistic measurement of driver eye height and object height using photogrammetry. Proceedings of the ICE - Transport, 1-30. doi:10.1680/jtran.18.00124
Driver eye height and object height are key factors in the derivation of basic parameters for safe and economically efficient highway design. This study critically reviews pr...

Improving Lane Adherence at Signalised Roundabouts with Intelligent Road Studs - A Case Study

Presentation / Conference
Llewellyn, R. (2017, September)
Improving Lane Adherence at Signalised Roundabouts with Intelligent Road Studs - A Case Study. Paper presented at JCT Traffic Signals Symposium
Spiral markings at signalised roundabouts improve traffic flow but can reduce safety due to poor lane discipline. This paper describes an innovative method of improving lane a...

Parking enforcement activity and public attitudes to enforcement: a case study of Edinburgh, Scotland (UK) in the context of the EU Push and Pull project

Presentation / Conference
Rye, T. & Llewellyn, R. (2016, November)
Parking enforcement activity and public attitudes to enforcement: a case study of Edinburgh, Scotland (UK) in the context of the EU Push and Pull project. Paper presented at International workshop on the economics of parking, Barcelona, 28th November 2016, University of Barcelona
Effective parking enforcement is absolutely critical to the effective operation and to the public acceptability of on-street parking policy. Very little empirically-based aca...

Inattentional Blindness and road safety: the potential role of intelligent road studs in reducing accidents

Conference Proceeding
Llewellyn, R., & Ladyman, S. (2016)
Inattentional Blindness and road safety: the potential role of intelligent road studs in reducing accidents. In Proceedings of 11th ITS European Congress
In-vehicle distraction is often the subject of debate in relation to road safety. Distractions outside of the vehicle, however, are often overlooked. Both situations result in...

Maximising the tourism benefits to the Scottish Borders of the Borders Railway

Presentation / Conference
Gibson, G., & Llewellyn, R. (2016, May)
Maximising the tourism benefits to the Scottish Borders of the Borders Railway. Paper presented at 12th Scottish Transport Applications and Research Conference, Glasgow, UK
No abstract avaliable.

The Use Of Equality Impact Assessments In Scottish Local Authority Transport Projects

Presentation / Conference
Sherriff, G. & Llewellyn, R. (2016, May)
The Use Of Equality Impact Assessments In Scottish Local Authority Transport Projects. Paper presented at 12th Scottish Transport Applications and Research Conference, Glasgow, UK

Lighting the way: the use of intelligent road studs at spiral-marked roundabouts.

Presentation / Conference
Llewellyn, R. (2015, September)
Lighting the way: the use of intelligent road studs at spiral-marked roundabouts. Paper presented at European Transport Conference, Frankfurt, Germany

Engineering condition assessment of cycling infrastructure: Cyclists’ perceptions of satisfaction and comfort

Journal Article
Calvey, J., Shackleton, J., Taylor, M., & Llewellyn, R. (2015)
Engineering condition assessment of cycling infrastructure: Cyclists’ perceptions of satisfaction and comfort. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 78, 134-143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2015.04.031
The UK National Cycle Network comprises 23,660 km of cycling and walking paths of which a significant percentage is dedicated off-road infrastructure. This represents a signif...

Travel plans: a critical comparison of the application of land use planning processes in England and Scotland

Journal Article
Llewellyn, R., Tricker, R., & Paton, D. (2014)
Travel plans: a critical comparison of the application of land use planning processes in England and Scotland. Transport, 29, 235-247. https://doi.org/10.3846/16484142.2014.913260
A Travel Plan is a travel demand management tool which has the potential to alter the means of travel to or from any destination or origin of movement to modes of transport ot...

After the downturn: where now for travel plans in Scotland?

Presentation / Conference
Llewellyn, R., Tricker, R., & Paton, D. (2014, April)
After the downturn: where now for travel plans in Scotland?. Paper presented at 10th Annual Scottish Transport Research and Applications Conference, Glasgow
A Travel Plan is a travel demand management tool which has the potential to alter the means of travel to or from any destination or origin of movement to modes of transport ot...

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