This exceptional and unique book traces the story of John Hibbs OBE. It will have particular appeal to transport enthusiasts, serious students of transport history and economics, and those wishing to understand more about the background to contemporary transport policy. It will also be of great interest to those who are fascinated by bibliography illustrating human achievement and development. John Hibbs was an eminent leader who left an indelible mark by shaping national transport in the UK. He had huge impact professionally, putting transport studies and transport education on a strong academic footing, and creating the subject of transport economics Never afraid to tackle the tough, or to challenge conventional wisdom, he made some lines of thought his own. Not all his peers found his views compelling, but all respected and admired his clarity of thought, vision and passion. The combination of his developed ideas and radical thinking, backed up by careful analysis and understanding of the transport business, enriched by his personal experiences of running a bus company - allowed him to bring an intellect and experience to bear on national policy issues. A range of personal tributes testify to a man who thought deeply and carefully about issues, and having done so did not hesitate to persuade others to adopt his opinion. This book will appeal to those wanting to know more of the extraordinary man who was John Hibbs and his lifetime's work.