About Us

This is David Metz’s website, previously named Peak Car, the idea that car use in developed economies has ceased to grow. The site was renamed in 2019 to mark publication of his new book, Driving Change: Travel in the Twenty-First Century.

David Metz is a honorary professor in the Centre for Transport Studies at University College London, formerly Chief Scientist at the UK Department for Transport. Recent publications can be found at Published papers in the Archives section of the right hand menu.