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.