Andy Martin

Andy is a social scientist and urban planner with a passion for creating equitable cities. He joined TfL in 2016 and currently works within City Planning as an Urban Design Advisor, inputting and developing strategic area plans and policy to deliver sustainable growth and healthy streets in the capital. Andy is an expert of liveable and walkable neighbourhoods and has worked with Urban Design London develop a methodology and guidance on designing neighbourhoods that promote active travel and social inclusion. Andy also leads on TfL’s ‘Small Change, Big Impact’ approach to delivering healthy streets through tactical urbanism, and in 2017 he organised London’s first ‘community street’ in Marylebone, Westminster for World Car Free day as part of a Low Emission Neighbourhood pilot on behalf of TfL and the GLA. Having previously lived in various cities in Latin America, Andy is leading a research project on the contextual application of TfL’s street types and healthy streets within the context of Latin American cities, creating a street typology and sustainable streets model based on the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo.