Welcome...

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

Ancillary Activities

  • Elsevier
    editor Journal of Transport Geography

Publications

Recent
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
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
N. Mladenović, M., Willberg, E., Toivonen, T. , & T. Geurs, K. (2021). On the journey of transforming transport systems for human scale cities. In Transport in Human Scale Cities (pp. 247-257). (Nectar Series on Transportation and Communications Network Research). Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781800370517.00031
N. Mladenović, M. , T. Geurs, K., Willberg, E., & Toivonen, T. (2021). Setting the stage for transport in human scale cities. In Transport in Human Scale Cities (pp. 2-12). (Nectar Series on Transportation and Communications Networks Research). Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781800370517.00009
Mladenović, M., Toivonen, T., Willberg, E. , & Geurs, K. (Eds.) (2021). Transport in Human Scale Cities. (Nectar Series on Transportation and Communications Networks Research). Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781800370517
Other Contributions

Master Theses






For more theses see this website

 







UT Research Information System

Google Scholar Link

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex (building no. 20), room Z217
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

Navigate to location

Mailing Address

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

Social Media