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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 Department of Civil Engineering. 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 Department of CE. 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, Dep. CE, 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

  • Chair of the Netwerk on European Communications and Transport Activities Research (NECTAR) - http://www.nectar-eu.eu/
  • Editor-in-Chief of the European Transport Research Review (ETRR) etrr.springeropen.com  
  • TRAIL research fellow.
  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Transport and Land Use (JTLU) (www.jtlu.org).

Expertise

Social Sciences
Bicycle
Netherlands
Travel
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Accessibility
Business & Economics
Accessibility
Mode Choice
Public Transport
The Netherlands

Ancillary Activities

  • Elsevier
    editor Journal of Transport Geography

Publications

Recent
Farahmand, Z. H. (2022). Data-driven Decision Support System (DSS) for Bus Services. [EngD Thesis, University of Twente]. University of Twente.
Andani, I. G. A. , La Paix Puello, L. C., Rachmat, S. Y., Syabri, I. , & Geurs, K. (2021). Job Access and Spatial Equity of a Toll Road. In D. Levinson, & A. Ermagun (Eds.), Applications of access (pp. 239-260). University of Sydney. https://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/handle/2123/26890
Olde Kalter, M-J. (2021). Dynamics in Mode Choice Behaviour. [PhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT, University of Twente]. TRAIL Research School. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789055843022
Pritchard, J. P. , Geurs, K., Tomasiello, D. B., Slovic, A., Nardocci, A., Kumar, P., Giannotti, M., & Hagen-zanker, A. (2021). Satisfaction with travel, ideal commuting, and accessibility to employment. Journal of transport and land use, 14(1), 995-1017. https://doi.org/10.5198/jtlu.2021.1835
Other Contributions

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Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex (building no. 20), room Z218
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex  Z218
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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