Jeff Kenworthy has spent 36 years in the transport and urban planning field. His research focuses on large international comparisons of cities from a transport and land use perspective. He is author/co-author of a number of books as well as over 200 other book chapters and journal publications in the area of urban planning, transport and sustainability. He has a new book (August 2015) with Peter Newman entitled The End of Automobile Dependence: How Cities are Moving Away from Car-based Planning (Island Press). He has received two awards from the German government for his research and teaching in the field, including a Mercator Guest Professorship (Goethe University) and is currently a guest professor at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences.