Phil Jones

Chairman, PJA

Phil is a Chartered Engineer with over 40 years’ experience. He founded Phil Jones Associates in 2003; the PJA Group now provides services in transport planning, engineering and placemaking and employs around 130 staff across six offices in the UK and two in Australia.

His experience includes preparing transport strategies for major developments and leading street improvement projects in villages, towns and cities.   Phil has contributed to much recent thinking on walking and cycling and is a Non-Executive Director of Active Travel England. In 2018/19 Phil co-authored Local Transport Note 1/20, ‘Cycle Infrastructure Design’, published by DfT in July 2020. 

He also contributed to the 2022 revision of the Highway Code. In 2019-20 he chaired Task Forces for the Welsh Government on establishing a default 20mph speed limit for residential roads and the civil enforcement of pavement parking restrictions.

My Sessions at Traffex

Wednesday 22 May 2024


Panel: Putting the Brakes on Speed: Data and Insights from the Rollout of 20mph speed limits in Residential Wales

10:30 - 11:10 Traffic Management
  • Background to the setting of 20mph as the default speed limit for urban roads in Wales.
  • A partnership approach to default speed limit change in Wales: discussing the change from policy to practice.
  • Overview of ongoing review into setting exceptions to the default.
  • How connected vehicle data has informed analysis and research of compliance since the new speed limit was implemented.