Professor David Banister

Emeritus Professor of Transport Studies
Fellow and Tutor at St Anne's College, Oxford.


David Banister is Emeritus Professor of Transport Studies at the School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE) and the Transport Studies Unit. He is a Fellow of St Anne's College. He was Director of the Transport Studies Unit from 2006 until 2015, and during 2009-2010 he was also Acting Director of the Environmental Change Institute in SoGE. Until 2006, he was Professor of Transport Planning at University College London. He has been Research Fellow at the Warren Centre in the University of Sydney (2001-2002) on the Sustainable Transport for a Sustainable City project and was Visiting VSB Professor at the Tinbergen Institute in Amsterdam (1994-1997). He was a visiting Professor at the University of Bodenkultur in Vienna in 2007. He was the first Benelux BIVET-GIBET Transport Chair (2012-2013).

Current Research

David Banister sorting out Brussel's transport problemsProf. Banister has authored and edited 23 books that summarise his own research and some of the international projects that he has been involved with. He has also authored (or coauthored) more than 200 papers in international refereed journals, together with a similar number of other papers in journals or as contributions to books. Other outputs include research monographs (over 50), and reports for research sponsors (over 100). Over the period 2001-2014, over 120 papers have been presented at major national and international conferences.

He has an established international reputation in transport research, in particular the contribution that the social sciences can make to the analysis of transport. His current research has concentrated on five main areas:

1. Policy Scenario Building

This has been undertaken in the context of sustainable urban development and transport. The perspective taken is a long term one (2030+), and it explores the future of cities and how transport can contribute to that future. Novel methods of modified backcasting have been used to develop visions of desirable city futures, together with the analysis of policy packages and paths to move towards those futures. Two simulation models have been developed, one for role playing (TC-SIM) and the other to use multi-criteria assessment methods (INTRASIM).

2. Reducing the Need to Travel

This includes analysis of pricing and planning interventions to achieve reductions in trip distances, car use and emissions. Much of this research is related to city centre options, including raising densities, settlement size thresholds, mixed use developments, and local neighbourhood design issues. The key concern here is to provide local opportunities and to improve accessibility so that the quality of life in cities can be improved.

3. Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Modelling

This research has acted as an integrating part of the research, as it examines the means by which the carbon and energy costs of transport can be quantified and used in evaluation. It also covers the energy consumption patterns of different settlement types and their associated travel demand patterns.

4. Transport Investment and Economic Development

This research has tackled the important issue of measuring the non transport benefits of transport investments. Methodologies have been developed to identify additionality or new activity (employment, inward investment, land and property value uplift) resulting from transport investments, and this has involved the use of time series data and GIS mapping techniques.

Research Projects - since 2006

  1. NERC, ESRC, EPSRC, MRC, BBSRC - part of the TSEC - BIOSYS project on assessing the potential and use of biomass in energy supply: completed 2009.
  2. VIBAT-London: visioning and backcasting for London transport to 2050, HEFCE and DIUS, with other similar studies in Delhi: completed 2009. Continued with further commissions from Delhi (ADB), Vancouver, Oxfordshire, Auckland, and Jinan.
  3. EEA (European Environment Agency) - Expert advice on Transport, Emissions and the Environment, with TRL and on Scenario Building: 2008-2010.
  4. EPSRC - two major studies: iConnect has developed the measurement and monitoring of walking and cycling in the UK, and Visions2030 has used innovative methods to explore the means by which a significant increase in levels of walking and cycling can take place - use of scenario building, visualisation and participatory methods: 2008-2013.
  5. OMS (Oxford Martin School) - Helped set up the Institute for Carbon and Energy Reduction in Transport, with the Department of Engineering: 2009-2013; and the Complexity Institute, with the Saïd Business School: 2013-2015.
  6. FP7 EU FREIGHTVISION project on long term futures for freight transport in Europe: 2008-2010. This was followed by the FP7 LOGMAN project on logistics and organisational issues relating to freight transport in Europe: 2010-2012.
  7. ESRC project on older people's views on their quality of life and its enhancement: completed 2009.
  8. ESRC/DfT UK Transport Research Centre scanning project on Climate Change and Transport: 2010-2011.
  9. FP7 OPTIC project on examining policy options in combination, including their effectiveness, synergies, rebound effects and unintended consequences: 2009-2012. This has been followed by the TRANSFORuM project: 2012-2014.
  10. OxTran - networking project for researchers in the Oxford Region interested in transport: 2008-2010.
  11. UN-HABITAT 2013 Global Report on Human Settlements on Sustainable Urban Transport: 2010-2012.
  12. OMS (Oxford Martin School) Future of Cities programme project on Visioning and Backcasting of sustainable Transport in Jinan (China): 2010-2012.
  13. Danish Council for Strategic Research projects on Drivers and Limits, and on Measurement of Uncertainty in Project Evaluation - 2010-2013. This has been followed by the SUSTAIN project: 2013-2015 and the TRANSTOOLS3 project: 2012-2014. All these projects are in conjunction with DTU.
  14. EPSRC Research Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand, with Sussex and Manchester Universities: 2013-2017.
  15. EU SPREE Project on servicising and drawing links between energy, water and transport research approaches: 2012-2014.
  16. Norwegian Research Council - projects with TØI (Oslo) - URBANEFF (Aud Tennøy) and Travel behaviour change in Greater Oslo (Tom Erik Julsrud).

Additional smaller projects on Transport and Health (WHO), ASEAN Cities (ITPS and TRL), High Speed Rail (Warwick Business School), UK Foresight programme, and the TSB Feasibility Study on Oxford (MobOx).


David Banister relaxing in KyotoProf. Banister teaches on the Final Honour School Option course 'Transport and Mobilities'.

He also teaches half the 'Cities, Sustainable Transport and Mobilities' option for the MSc Courses, as well as core sessions of the MSc on Transport and Climate Change, on Energy and Sustainable Transport, and on Public Acceptability in Transport.

Prof. Banister is responsible for the 12 undergraduate students in geography at St Anne's College with Dr Nick Middleton, organising and taking a full part in their weekly tutorial sessions. There are also about 10 other geography students at St Anne's taking MSc and DPhil programmes.

He contributes to the Transport module taught for the MSc in Sustainable Urban Development run in ContEd, and on the four new Leadership Courses being run by TSU as part of their emerging portfolio of advanced courses.

Recent Graduate Research Students (since 2006)

Eric (Tak Hin) Chan
Completed DPhil in 2020
The role of built environment and travel behaviour in influencing people's well-being - A case study of Shenzhen
Heuishilja Chang
Completed DPhil in 2018
The resilience of shrinking communities in rural Japan: Can the Cittaslow approach be a possible development strategy?
Rafael Pereira
Completed DPhil in 2018
Distributive justice and transportation equity: inequality in accessibility in Rio de Janeiro
Liwen Wang
Completed DPhil in 2016
Developing innovation capability: the case of Chinese automobile companies
Zichen Zhang
Completed DPhil in 2016
Electric vehicles in China: past, present and future
Malek Al-Chalabi
Completed DPhil in 2014
The road not taken? A longitudinal and interdisciplinary examination of energy behaviours


David Banister receiving award

He is editor of the Journal Transport Reviews (2000-) and joint editor of Built Environment (1993-), and is on the editorial board of Town Planning Reviews (1993-), European Journal of Transport Infrastructure Research (1999-), International Journal of Sustainable Transport (2005-), Logistics and Sustainable Transport (2006-), Environment and Planning B (2008-), and Travel Behavior and Society (2013 - Consulting Editor).

He has been an International Assessor for the Delft Technical University Research Centres 2006, OTB 2002, 2004, TRAIL, 2006, and a member of the Transumo Scientific Consultative Committee 2005-2010. He has been an assessor for Volvo Foundation's Future Urban Transport research programme 2006-2007, their PhD programme (2008), and the 2009 VINNOVA assessment of Swedish Transport Research Centres. He is involved in the assessment of the EU ERC Advanced Investigators Grants (2007-2012 - Vice Chairman and Chairman 2013-2014), and the ERC Synergy Grants (2012-2013). He was involved in the European Parliament's STOA study on the future of long distance travel in Europe (2007-2008), and he has been recently involved in research with several international agencies, including EU 7th Framework Programme projects, The European Environment Agency, The Asian Development Bank, ITPS in Japan, the Copenhagen Research Forum (2012), the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, OECD, WHO and UN Habitat.

Prof. Banister has advised on appointments and promotions for International Chairs in the USA, Canada, Israel, Netherlands, Finland and Australia, as well as at various institutions in the UK, including: Newcastle, Leeds, Loughborough, Aberdeen, Liverpool, Bristol and London.

He has acted as an adviser to several government departments (Defra, DfT, DECC, Cabinet Office, and the NAO). He has been a member of numerous Research Council Committees including; EPSRC Link Programme on Future Integrated Transport 1999-2004; EPSRC Link Programme on Inland Surface Transport 1996-2002, and the ESRC Professorial Fellows panel (2010). He has been the director of the ESRC Transport and Environment programme, a member of the EU STELLA/STAR TransAtlantic Research Network organising team 2000-2005, the ODPM Planning Research Network (2003-6) as well as the HEFCE RAE Town and Country Planning Panels (1999-2001 and 2006-2008).

David Banister delivers distinguished lecture in Hong Kong

Prof. Banister has delivered numerous invited keynote speeches for overseas conferences, these include: Amsterdam, Gent, Luxembourg, Barcelona (2013); Jinan, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Bruges, Brussels, Stockholm, Copenhagen (2012); Tokyo, Vancouver, Berlin, Barcelona, Munich, Kyoto, (2011); Copenhagen, Paris, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Lisbon, Volos, Stockholm, Berkeley (2010); Delhi, Copenhagen and Paris (2009); Dublin and Brussels (2008). He was awarded the Transport Policy Prize for his 2008 Transport Policy paper entitled 'The Sustainable Mobility Paradigm' at the 12th World Conference on Transport Research.



Author and editor of 24 research books, including:


In addition, he is the (co)author of more than 200 papers in international refereed journals, and he has published a further 150 papers in other journals or as chapters in books. Other outputs include research monographs (50) and reports for researcher sponsors (over 100).


Refereed Journal Papers since 2001:
Book Chapters since 2001:
  • Grosclaude, J.Y., Pachauri, R.K., Tubiana, L. and Banister, D. (2015) Innovation in mobility: Combining vision, technology and behavioural change. In, Grosclaude, J.Y., Pachauri, R.K. and Tubiana, L. (eds.) Innovation for Sustainable Development. TERI Press, Delhi. pp. 51-65. ISBN: 9788179935569.
  • Hickman, R., Bonilla, D., Banister, D. and Givoni, M. (2015) The transport and development relationship. Chapter 1 in, Hickman, R., Givoni, M., Bonilla, D. and Banister, D. (eds.) An International Handbook on Transport and Development. Edward Elgar. pp. 3-15. ISBN: 978 0 85793 725 4.
  • Hickman, R., Givoni, M., Bonilla, D. and Banister, D. (2015) New household location and the commute to work: changes over time. Chapter 5 in, Hickman, R. and Banister, D. (eds.) An International Handbook on Transport and Development. Edward Elgar. pp. 77-86.
  • Hickman, R., Givoni, M., Bonilla, D. and Banister, D. (2015) Transport and development - synthesis and next steps? Chapter 45 in, Banister, D., Givoni, M., Bonilla, D. and Hickman, R. (eds.) An International Handbook on Transport and Development. Edward Elgar. pp. 677-688. ISBN: 978 0 85793 725 4.
  • Banister, D. (2014) Heuristics for framing sustainability problems in transport. In, Huutoniemi, K. and Tapio, P. (eds) Transdisciplinary Sustainability Studies: A Heuristic Approach, London: Earthscan. pp. 216.
  • Banister, D. (2013) City transport in a post carbon society. Chapter 15 in, Givoni, M. and Banister, D. (eds.) Moving Towards Low Carbon Mobility. Edward Elgar. pp. 255-266. ISBN: 978-1-78100-722-8.
  • Banister, D. and Givoni, M. (2013) High speed rail development in the EU27: Securing the potential. In, Perez Henriquez, B. (ed.) High Speed Rail System for California.
  • Banister, D. and Woodcock, J. (2013) Moving Towards Sustainable Urban Transport: How Can We Integrate Environmental, Health and Equity Objectives Globally? Chap. 7 in, Heymann, J. and Barrera, M. (eds.) Ensuring a Sustainable Future: Making Progress on Environment and Equity. Oxford University Press, USA. 384 pp. ISBN: 9780199974702.
  • Banister, D., Givoni, M., Macmillen, J. and Schwanen, T. (2013) Thinking change and changing thinking. Chapter 16 in, Givoni, M. and Banister, D. (eds.) Moving Towards Low Carbon Mobility. Edward Elgar. pp. 267-284. ISBN: 978-1-78100-722-8.
  • Givoni, M. and Banister, D. (2013) Mobility, transport and carbon. Chapter 1 in, Givoni, M. and Banister, D. (eds.) Moving Towards Low Carbon Mobility. Edward Elgar. pp. 1-14. ISBN: 978-1-78100-722-8.
  • Hickman, R. and Banister, D. (2013) Integrated transportation solutions: visions of the future. In, Gärling, T., Ettema, D. and Friman, M. (eds.) Handbook of Sustainable Travel: People, society and transportation systems. Springer.
  • Van Wee, B., Annema, J.A. and Banister, D. (2013) Introduction. Chapter 1 in, Van Wee, B., Annema, J.A. and Banister, D. (eds.) The Transport System and Transport Policy: An Introduction. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham and Northampton. pp. 1-3. ISBN: 978-0-85793-689-9.
  • Van Wee, B., Banister, D., Annema, J.A. and Geurs, K. (2013) Transport and the environment. Chapter 10 in, Van Wee, B., Annema, J.A. and Banister, D. (eds.) The Transport System and Transport Policy: An Introduction. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham and Northampton. pp. 227-253. ISBN: 978-0-85793-689-9.
  • Hickman, R. and Banister, D. (2012) Thinking strategically: pathways towards low carbon transport. In, Ryley, T. and Chapman, L. (eds.) Transport and Climate Change, Emerald. ISBN-13:978-1-78052-440-5.
  • Givoni, M. and Banister, D. (2012) Reinventing the wheel: planning the rail network to meet the mobility needs of the 21st century. In, Frenkel, A., Nijkamp, P. and McCann, P. (eds.) Societies in Motion: Innovation, migration and regional transformation. Edward Elgar, pp. 320-342. ISBN: 978-0-85793-993-7.
  • Hickman, R., Banister, D. and Ashiru, O. (2012) Modelling the potential transport CO2 mitigation impacts of available policy interventions. Chapter 10 in, Geerlings, H., Shiftan, Y. and D. Stead (eds.) Transition Towards Sustainable Mobility: The role of instruments, individuals and institutions. Ashgate. pp. 187-214. ISBN: 9781409424697.
  • Banister, D. and Hickman, R. (2011) Low-carbon transport in a developed megalopolis: the case of London. In, Rothengatter, W., Hayashi, Y., Schade, W. (eds.) Transport Moving to Climate Intelligence. Springer, pp. 41-52, ISBN: 978-1-4419-7642-0.
  • Banister, D. and Thurstain-Goodwin, M. (2011) Quantification of the non-transport benefits resulting from rail investment. Journal of Transport Geography, 19: 212-223.
  • Givoni, M. and Banister, D. (2011) Reinventing the wheel: planning the rail network to meet the mobility needs of the 21st century. In, Frenkel, A. and Shefer, D. (eds.) Societies and Motion, Bingley, Emerald.
  • Tapio, P., Finel, N., Banister, D., Luukkanen, J., Vehmas, J. and Willamo, R. (2011) Global decarbonisation patterns - total and transport CO2 intensity. Oxford, TSU Working Paper 1056, October.
  • Banister, D. and Givoni, M. (2010) The pursuit of integration: how far and what next? In, Givoni, M. and Banister, D. (eds.) Integrated Transport: From Policy to Practice. London: Routledge, pp. 335-346.
  • Givoni, M. and Banister, D. (2010) The need for integration in transport policy and practice. In, Givoni, M. and Banister, D. (eds.) Integrated Transport: From Policy to Practice. London: Routledge, pp. 1-11.
  • Hickman, R., Seaborn, C., Headicar, P. and Banister, D. (2010) Planning for sustainable transport: integrated spatial planning and transport. In, Givoni, M. and Banister, D. (eds) Integrated Transport: From Policy to Practice. London: Routledge, pp 33-54.
  • Salling, K.B. and Banister, D. (2010) Feasibility risk assessment of transport infrastructure projects: the CBA-DK decision support model. European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, 10(1): 103-120.
  • Banister, D. (2009) Rural Transport. In, Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N. (eds.) International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Vol. 11, pp. 460-464. Oxford: Elsevier.
  • Banister, D. (2009) Rural accessibilities and mobilities. In, Becker, U., Böhmer, J. and Gerike, R. (eds.) How to Define and Measure Access and Need Satisfaction in Transport. Dresdner Institut für Verkehr und Unwelt e. V., pp. 165-178.
  • Banister, D. (2009) Conclusion: the dilemmas of sustainable transport. In, Kassens, E. (ed.) Sustainable Transportation: An International Perspective (Projections, 9, MIT Journal of Planning). MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning, pp. 121-124.
  • Banister, D. and Anable, J. (2009) Transport policies and climate change. Ch. 5 in, Davoudi, S., Crawford, J. and Mehmood, A. (eds.) Planning for Climate Change: Strategies for Mitigation and Adaptation for Spatial Planners. Earthscan, pp. 55-69.
  • Hickman, R. and Banister, D. (2009) Sustainable cities: transport. CABE. Web-based guide.
  • Salling, K.B. and Banister, D. (2009) Assessment of large transport infrastructure projects: the CBA-DK model. Transportation Research Part A, 43: 800-813.
  • Woodcock, J., Edwards, P., Tonne, C., Armstrong, B.G., Ashiru, O., Banister, D., Beevers, S., Chalabi, Z., Chowdhury, Z., Cohen, A., Franco, O.H., Haines, A., Hickman, R., Lindsay, G., Mittal, I., Mohan, D., Tiwari, G., Woodward, A. and Roberts, I. (2009) Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: urban land transport. The Lancet.
  • Banister, D. (2008) The land use and local economic impacts of congestion charging. Chapter 5 in, Ison, S. and Rye, T. (eds.) The Implementation and Effectiveness of Transport Demand Management Measures. Ashgate, pp. 75-94.
  • Banister, D. (2008) The Big Smoke: congestion charging and the environment. Chapter 9 in, Richardson, H.W. and Bae, C.C. (eds.) Road Congestion Pricing in Europe: Implications for the United States. Edward Elgar.
  • Simmonds, D., and Banister, D. (2007) Regional transport and integrated land-use / transport planning tools. Chapter 10 in, Dimitriou, H.T. and Thompson, R. (eds.) Strategic Planning For Regional Development in the UK: A Review of Principles and Practices. Routledge.
  • Banister, D. (2006) Transport, urban form and economic growth. Keynote paper for the JTRC/ECMT Round Table 137, Berkeley, California. OECD Publishing.
  • Banister, D. (2006) Smart transport for smart cities, Urban Design, 100. Invited contribution to the 100th Issue of Urban Design.
  • Banister, D. with J. Pucher and M. Lee-Gosselin (2006) Making sustainable transport politically and publicly acceptable. In, Rietveld, P. and Stough, R. (eds.) Institutions and Regulatory Reform in Transport. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Banister, D. (2006) Transport and urban sprawl. The EU perspective. Scienze Regionali (Italian Journal of Regional Science).
  • Banister, D. (2006) Society, mobility and climate change, Agora.
  • Stead, D. and Banister, D. (2006) Decoupling transport growth and economic growth in Europe. In, Jourquin, B., Rietveld, P. and Westin, K. (eds.) Towards Better Performing Transport Networks, Routledge.
  • Banister, D., Hickman, R. and Stead, D. (2006) Looking over the horizon: visioning and backcasting. In, Perrels, A., Himanen, V. and Lee-Gosselin,M. (eds.) Building Blocks for Sustainable Transport - Dealing with Land Use, Environment, Health, Safety, Security, Congestion and Equity. Helsinki: VATT.
  • Banister, D. with R. Hickman (2005) Reducing travel by design: what happens over time? In, Williams, K. and Burton, E. (eds.) Spatial Planning, Urban Form and Sustainable Transport. Aldershot; Ashgate. pp. 102-119.
  • Banister, D. (2005) Time and travel. In, Schintler, L. and Reggiani, A. (eds.) Methods and models in Transport and Telecommunications: Cross Atlantic Perspectives. Berlin: Springer Verlag. pp. 335-348.
  • Banister, D. with E. Duxbury (2005) Civilising transport. In, Hunt, J. (ed.) London's Environment - Prospects for a Sustainable World City. London: Imperial College Press. pp. 195-212.
  • Banister, D. (2004) Developing advice for policy makers on the use of soft measures: some thoughts. In, Communicating Environmentally Sustainable Transport: The Role of Soft Measures, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris. pp. 107-110.
  • Banister, D. (2004) Overcoming barriers to implementation in transport policy. In, Stough, R. and Rietveld, P. (eds.) Institutions, Regulation and Sustainable Transport. London: Spon. pp. 54-68.
  • Banister, D. (2004) Transport and spatial policies: the role of regulatory and fiscal incentives, Keynote paper in ECMT Round Table 124, pp. 117-152, European Conference of Ministers of Transport, Economic Research Centre, Paris.
  • Banister, D. (2003) Memorandum by David Banister (TYP 29), Published as part of the inquiry into the 10 year Plan for Transport carried out by the House of Commons Transport, local Government and the Regions Committee, HC 558-II, Volume II, pp. 191-197.
  • Banister, D. (2003) Sustainable transport and public policy. In, Kim T.J. (ed.) Transportation Engineering and Planning, Theme 6.40 in the Encyclopaedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) sponsored by UNESCO, Oxford: EOLSS Publishers Co. Ltd.
  • Banister, D. with M. Givoni (2003) Aviation and the environment: using economic instruments, House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee Budget 2003 and aviation, 9th Report of Session 2002-03, HC672, Ev97-101, July.
  • Banister, D. with P. Steen (2002) EU policy scenario building for sustainable mobility. In, Black, W.R. and Nijkamp, P. (eds.) Social Change and Sustainable Transport. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. pp. 71-78.
  • Banister, D. (2002) Sustainable development - or faster, further and more? In, Jenkins, J. (ed.) Remaking the Landscapes of Britain. London: Profile Books Ltd. pp. 85-104.
  • Banister, D. with Y. Berechman (2002) The economic development effects of transport investments. In, Pearman, A., Mackie, P. and Nellthorp, J. (eds.) Transport Projects, Programmes and Policies: Evaluation, Needs and Capabilities. Aldershot: Ashgate. pp. 107-124.
  • Banister, D. (2001) Conflicts and resolutions. In, Davoudi, S., Batty, S. and Layard, A (eds.) Sustainable Development and Planning, London : E&FN Spon. pp. 269-281.
  • Banister, D. (2001) Sustainable transport policies - Scenarios for the future. In, Giorgi, L. (ed.) Transport Policy and Research: What Future? Ashgate Publishing: Avebury. pp. 90-129.
  • Banister, D. (2001) Transport planning. In, Button, K. and Hensher, D.A. (eds.) Transport Systems and Traffic Control. Handbooks in Transport 3, Amsterdam: Elsevier-Pergamon Science, pp. 9-19.
Other outputs include research monographs and reports for researcher sponsors:
  • Mountford, H., Adams, S., Canete, M.A., Hilton, I., Page, B., Barder, O., Lepissier, A., Evans, A., Allen, M., Forrister, D., Toulmin, C., Goodwin, L., Kerswill, B., Madden, P., Banister, D., Xinsheng, Z., Bedilion, R., Figueres, C., Samarasinghe, N., Moarif, S., Mainelli, M., Bouzidi, A., Smith, J., Ogbonnaya, O.D., Kyte, R., Zadek, S., Robinson, M., Fabius, L., Clark, H., Naidoo, K., Greenstock, J., Christ, R., Lean, J., Tans, P.P., Rose, C., Orellana, M., van der Hoeven, M., Chapagain, J., Mlambo-Ngeuka, P., Mohammed, A.J., Pradhan, M., Osman, M., Steiner, A., Bhandari, P., Osman-Elasha, B., Krchnak, K., Wahlstrom, M., Valdes, L., Aarup, T., Ryabinin, V., Tong, A., Lacy Swing, W., Williams, A., Choularton, W., Grabowsky, M. and Nakicenovie, N. (2015) The road to sustainable transport. Climate 2020: Facing the Future. pp. 100-103.
  • Banister, D. (2013) Urban mobility and the environment. Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility: Global Report on Human Settlements 2013 UN-HABITAT. United Nations. ISBN: 978-92-1-132568-3.
  • Hickman, R., Ashiru, O. and Banister, D. (2009) 20% transport. Visioning and backcasting for transport in London. Executive Summary. VIBAT London.
  • Banister, D. (contributor) (2008) Success stories within the road transport sector on reducing greenhouse gas emission and producing ancillary benefits. Technical report No 2/2008. EEA (European Environment Agency) and OPOCE (Office for Official Publications of the European Communities).
  • Banister, D. (contributor) (2008) Climate for a transport change. TERM 2007: indicators tracking transport and environment in the European Union. EEA Report No 1/2008. EEA (European Environment Agency) and OPOCE (Office for Official Publications of the European Communities).
  • Banister, D. (2005) Sustainable rural communities. Thought paper for Commission for Rural Communities, November.
  • Banister, D. with R. Hickman (2005) VIBAT - Visioning and backcasting of UK transport policy. Three Reports for DfT, January, June and September.
  • Banister, D. (2005) Scope for public transport improvements to contribute to increases in economic activity. Report for the National Assembly of Wales, with TTR, June.
  • Banister, D. with R. Hickman (2005) How to design a more sustainable and fairer built environment: transport and communications. Report for the DTI Future Intelligent Infrastructure System Project, June.
  • Banister, D. (2005) An investigation into the link between transport infrastructure investment and sustainable rural communities, Report for Defra, with TTR, June.
  • Banister, D. (2005) The role of transport in supporting sub-national growth. Report for DfID, with Lloyd Wright, May.
  • Banister, D. (2004) Property value and public transport investment, Stage 2 Pilot Study Report: Testing the Methodology on the Croydon Tramlink, January, with ATIS REAL Wetheralls, the Symonds Group and Geofutures, pp. 124.
  • Banister, D. (2004) Developing a methodology to capture land value uplift around transport facilities. Report for the Scottish Executive, with GVA Grimleys, David Simmonds Consultancy, Hargest and Wallace Planning Ltd, October, p168.
  • Banister, D. (2003) Transport and city competitiveness, Report for the DfT, March, with Llewelyn Davies.
  • Banister, D. (2003) Impacts of ICTs on transport and mobility (ICTRANS). Report for the European Commission DG Joint Research Centre, with ARC Seibersdorf Research Vienna, FOI Stockholm, ISI-FhG Germany, MERIT The Netherlands, and TNO-STB The Netherlands, Technical Report EUR, June.
  • Banister, D. (2003) JLE impact study review. Report for TFL, July, with Stephen Marshall, ATIS REAL Weatheralls and Geofutures.
  • Banister, D. with R. Vickerman and P. Mackie (2003) Review of Edinburgh Transport/Economic Interaction Studies. Report for Transport Initiatives Edinburgh, July.
  • Banister, D. (2003) Rural transport partnerships assessment. for the Countryside Agency, with TTR, November.
  • Banister, D. (2002) Business and the local transport plan process. Report for the RICS, Published November 2002.
  • Banister, D. (2002) Land value and public transport, Stage 1 Report submitted to RICS and ODPM, September.
  • Banister, D. with D. Stead (2001) Introducing long term cross cutting issues into national policy: the case of sustainable development in the UK, Bartlett School of Planning, Working Paper 19, January.
  • Banister, D. (2001) Avoiding the need to travel. Working Paper for the Sustainable Transport for Sustainable Cities Project, Sydney, April, pp. 6.
  • Banister, D. (2001) Pricing and funding - some pragmatic thoughts. Working Paper for the Sustainable Transport for Sustainable Cities Project, Sydney, April, pp. 9.
  • Banister, D. (2001) Achieving accessibility. Working Paper for the Sustainable Transport for Sustainable Cities Project, Sydney, April, pp. 24.
Conference Papers at National and International Events since 2002:
  • Banister, D. (2010) Keynote Paper: Sustainable Transport for Sustainable Cities - Presented at the 5th Congress of Transport Engineers on Transport Research: 27-28th September 2010, Volos, Greece.
  • Banister, D. (2010) Keynote Paper: Sustainability and Future Studies for the International Conference on Our Future in the Making - organised by KTH Stockholm and the Swedish Futures Institute: 17-19th November 2010, Stockholm.
  • Banister, D. (2006) Sustainable transport: challenges and opportunities. Keynote paper for the 11th International Conference of the Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies, Hong Kong December.
  • Banister, D. (2006) The true costs of air travel. Inaugural lecture in the John Ferguson Building Bishop's Stortford College, October.
  • Banister, D. with R. Hickman (2006) Looking over the horizon: transport and reduced CO2 emissions in the UK by 2030. Paper presented at the AET Conference, Strasbourg, September.
  • Banister, D. (2006) Is paradigm shift too difficult in transport? Invited paper at the Vancouver Workshop, June.
  • Banister, D. (2006) City futures and transport. Keynote paper for the AMIDST Conference on Transport Planning - A Design Challenge, Amsterdam, June
  • Banister, D. (2006) Paying for growth: unlocking infrastructure investment in south east England. Invited presentation to the Regional Studies Association meeting at UCL, May.
  • Banister, D. (2006) CO2 minus 60% by 2030 - the impossible challenge for transport. Paper presented at the Planning Research Conference, University College London, April.
  • Banister, D. (2006) Transport, urban form and economic growth. Keynote paper for the JTRC/ECMT Round Table 137, Berkeley, California, March.
  • Banister, D. (2006) Sustainable urban development and transport. Keynote presentation to the 6th Swiss Transport Research Conference, March, Monte Verita, Switzerland.
  • Banister, D. (2005) CO2 minus 60% by 2030 - the impossible challenge for transport. Paper presented at the NECTAR Workshop, Fiesole, Florence, Italy, October.
  • Banister, D. (2005) London - background, trends and congestion charging. Paper presented at the SSTP Transport Congestion Indicators Workshop, Shanghai, September.
  • Banister, D. (2005) London - sustainable transport indicators. Paper presented at the SSTP Transport Congestion Indicators Workshop, Shanghai, September.
  • Banister, D. with M. Thurstain-Goodwin (2005) Property values and public transport: the Jubilee Line extension. Paper presented at the AET Conference, Strasbourg, September.
  • Banister, D. with R. Hickman (2005) Images of the future - CO2 emissions reduction and UK transport policy. Paper presented at the ERSA Conference, Amsterdam, August.
  • Banister, D. with R. Hickman(2005) Images of the future - CO2 emissions reduction and UK transport policy. Paper presented at the AESOP Conference, Vienna, July.
  • Banister, D. with R. Hickman (2005) Towards a 60% reduction in UK transport CO2 emissions - a scenario building and backcasting approach. Paper presented at the ECEEE Conference, Nice, June.
  • Banister, D. (2005) Congestion charging in London - two years on. Invited Paper for presentation at the International Seminar on Mobility and Urban Sustainable Development, Rome - 18th February.
  • Banister, D. with J. Edge (2004) Meeting the cost of movement - land value and public transport. Paper presented at the RTPI Conference Moving in the Right Direction?, London, October.
  • Banister, D. with R. Hickman (2004) Reducing travel by design: urban form and the commute to work. Paper presented at the AESOP Conference, Grenoble, France, July.
  • Banister, D. with K-R. Ma (2004) Extended excess commuting techniques as a jobs-housing balance measure. Paper presented at the AESOP Conference, Grenoble, France, July.
  • Banister, D. (2004) Assessing transport futures. Invited workshop presentation at the University of Calgary, Canada, May.
  • Banister, D. with J. Edge (2004) Property value and public transport. Launch of the RICS, DfT and ODPM project, RICS, London, May, with Jeremy Edge.
  • Banister, D. with D. Stead and others (2004) Scenarios for the impacts of ICT on transport and mobility. Paper presented at the STELLA FG2 meeting, April, Budapest.
  • Banister, D. (2004) Getting around the city: the role of transport and infrastructure issues. Keynote paper presented to the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, London, April.
  • Banister, D. with D. Stead (2004) Visioning and backcasting - desirable futures and key decisions. Paper presented at the STELLA FG3 meeting, March, Brussels.
  • Banister, D. (2004) Visioning and backcasting - what we want and how to get there. Invited paper to the 28th Nottingham Transport Conference 25th-26th March, Planning for and Urban Future - Charging or What?
  • Banister, D. with J. Pucher (2004) Can sustainable transport be made acceptable? Invited paper presented at the TRB Conference, Washington, January.
  • Thirteen papers were presented in 2003, including Edinburgh, Lancaster, Santa Barbara, Nice, Umea, Delft, Strasbourg, Vienna, Lisbon and London.
  • Twelve papers were presented in 2002, including Brussels, Helsinki, Dortmund, Cambridge, Barcelona, Oxford, Paris, Berlin, Manchester and London.
Prof David Banister