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prof.dr.ing. K.T. Geurs (Karst)

Full Professor

About Me

Karst Geurs is appointed Full Professor of Transport Planning at the Centre for Transport Studies. His research focuses on interactions between land use and transport, accessibility modelling and evaluation and the dynamics in travel behaviour. From 2009-2013 he was Associated Professor at the CTS. He worked at the National Institute for Public Health and Environment from 1997 and moved to the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency in 2005. In 2006 he received his PhD at the Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, the Netherlands, on accessibility appraisal of land-use and transport policy strategies. He teaches master courses on Transport Policy and Planning, Land Use and Transport Interactions and Sustainable Transport within the Master Track Transport Engineering and Management.

He is chair of the Network on European Communications and Transport Activities Research (NECTAR), Editor-in-Chief of the European Transport Research Review (ETRR) and member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Transport and Land Use (JTLU).

Professional Experience

  • 2013 Full Professor of Transport Planning, Centre for Transport Studies, University of Twente.
  • 2009 Associate Professor, Centre for Transport Studies, University of Twente.
  • 2007 Programme Manager Transport, Netherlands Environmental
    Assessment Agency, Bilthoven, the Netherlands.
  • 2005 
    Researcher land use, transport and environment, Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Bilthoven, the Netherlands.
  • 1997 Researcher land use, transport and environment, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands.

 

Education

  • 2006 PhD, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Thesis title: Accessibility, land use and transport. Accessibility evaluation of land-use and transport developments and policy strategies. Awarded Cum Laude.
  • 1995 Master of Science Environmental Science, Environmental Policy Evaluation, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1993 Bachelor of Science Transport Engineering and Planning, Breda University of Professional Education, the Netherlands

Memberships

Expertise

Accessibility
Land Use
Bicycles
Railroad Cars
Costs
Data
Automobile
Planning
Rails
Communication
Accessibility

Publications

Recent
Berg, van den, P. (Author), Arentze, T. (Author), Vinken, S. (Author), & Geurs, K. T. (Author). (2017). Universiteiten ontwikkelen fiets met 'zonnewiel'.
Condeço-Melhorado, A., & Geurs, K. T. (2017). Topical collection on accessibility and policy making. European transport research review, 9(3), [33]. DOI: 10.1007/s12544-017-0249-5
Rivas, I., Kumar, P., Hagen-Zanker, A., Andrade, M. D. F., Slovic, A. D., Pritchard, J. P., & Geurs, K. T. (2017). Determinants of black carbon, particle mass and number concentrations in London transport microenvironments. Atmospheric environment, 161, 247-262. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.05.004
Other Contributions

Master Theses

For more theses see this website.

UT Research Information System

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring (building no. 21), room Z217
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring  Z217
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands