Lucy Downey

Lucy Downey

Lucy Downey

Research Assistant

Biography

Lucy Downey is research assistant at the Transport Research Institute at Edinburgh Napier University. Before joining Napier in 2016, she worked for 10 years in transport planning consultancy where she was involved in a variety of transport planning and social research projects. She has extensive experience in modelling public transport, mode choice and transport accessibility. She has an honours degree in Psychology (Edinburgh University) and an MSc in Transport Planning and Engineering (Edinburgh Napier University). Her current research interests include researching pedestrian behaviour and the safety of roads for pedestrians in Doha, Qatar.

Research Areas

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5 results

Impact of COVID-19 on travel behaviour, transport, lifestyles and residential location choices in Scotland

Report
Downey, L., Fonzone, A., Fountas, G., & Semple, T. Impact of COVID-19 on travel behaviour, transport, lifestyles and residential location choices in Scotland. Scottish Funding Council

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Downey, L., Fonzone, A., Fountas, G., & Semple, T. Impact of COVID-19 on travel behaviour, transport, lifestyles and residential location choices in Scotland. Scottish Funding Council
COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on 21st March 2020 and on 24th March 2020, the UK and Scottish Governments imposed a ‘lockdown’, restri...

Road Users’ Behavior at Marked Crosswalks on Channelized Right-Turn Lanes at Intersections in the State of Qatar

Journal Article
Muley, D., Kharbeche, M., Downey, L., Saleh, W., & Al-Salem, M. (2019)
Road Users’ Behavior at Marked Crosswalks on Channelized Right-Turn Lanes at Intersections in the State of Qatar. Sustainability, 11(20), https://doi.org/10.3390/su11205699
At non-signalized marked crosswalks, pedestrian priority is neither well-defined nor well acknowledged by drivers. This paper presents the findings of an investigation on both...

Pedestrian crashes at priority controlled junctions, roundabouts and signalised junctions: The UK case study

Journal Article
Downey, L. (2019)
Pedestrian crashes at priority controlled junctions, roundabouts and signalised junctions: The UK case study. Traffic Injury Prevention, 20(3), 308-313. https://doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2019.1574972
Objectives: Over half of pedestrians killed and seriously injured in Great Britain in 2015 were involved in crashes at junctions. This study investigates the nature of these c...

The Relationships between Social Deprivation, Pedestrian and Driver Actions and Exposure in Road Casualty Accidents at Mid-Block Crossings

Journal Article
Downey, L., Saleh, W., Kharbeche, . M., & Muley, D. (2018)
The Relationships between Social Deprivation, Pedestrian and Driver Actions and Exposure in Road Casualty Accidents at Mid-Block Crossings. Smart Highways, 6(1), 46-52
In July 2002, the UK Department for Transport enhanced its road safety targets to specifically tackle the significantly higher number of casualty accidents that occur in disad...

ITS related pedestrian crossing features at signalised intersections.

Presentation / Conference
Downey, L., Saleh, W., Kharbeche, M. & Muley, D. (2017, October)
ITS related pedestrian crossing features at signalised intersections. Presented at IEEE ITSC 2017, Japan