My research and teaching focus on the integration of transport and urban planning for humane, sustainable and just cities, concepts and practices to enable transformative urban and mobility change, and ways of enhancing collaboration across different academic disciplines and between academia and society.
Scientific Director, Institute of Interdiciplinary Studies, University of Amsterdam
Ex-tra - Experimenting with city streets to transform urban mobility
Developing a vision of cities that are both sustainable and accessible, and strategies to deal with systematic resistance to change towards the vision.
TOD-IS-RUR - transit oriented development for inclusive and sustainable rural-urban regions
An interdisciplinary, international and intersectoral network to make significant research contributions to the scientific and societal challenge of countering sprawl in Europe.
Doctor Honoris Causa in Design Sciences, University of Antwerp, for outstanding work on the integration of land use and transport planning and policy