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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
  • Association
    Chair of NECTAR

Publications

Recent
Geurs, K. , Grigolon, A., Münzel, K. , Gkiotsalitis, K., Duran-Rodas, D., Büttner, B., Kirchberger, C., Pappers, J., Martinez ramirez, L., Graf, A., Hansel, J., Gkrava, R., & Klementschitz, R. (2024). The Smarthubs integration ladder: A conceptual model for the categorisation of shared mobility hubs. Transport reviews, 44(1), 112-139. https://doi.org/10.1080/01441647.2023.2239499
Kapousizis, G., Sarker, R. , Ulak, M. B. , & Geurs, K. (2023). Which road safety-related factors influence users’ acceptance towards Smart e-bikes: A European based survey. 84-86. Abstract from 7th Annual Meeting of the Cycling Research Board, Wuppertal, Germany.
Kapousizis, G., Sarker, R. , Ulak, M. B. , & Geurs, K. (2023). Acceptance of new technologies affecting safety on electric bicycles: evidence from five European countries.. Abstract from 11th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation, hEART 2023, Zürich, Switzerland.
Garritsen, K. E. , Grigolon, A. B. , & Geurs, K. (2023). Slimme mobiliteitshubs: de ontwikkeling van inclusieve hubs. Paper presented at Colloquium Vervoersplanologisch Speurwerk, CVS 2023, Brussel, Belgium.
Akse, R. , Albert de la bruhèze, A. , & Geurs, K. (2023). Transport planning, paradigms and practices: finding conditions for change. In R. Hickman, & C. Hannigan (Eds.), Discourse Analysis in Transport and Urban Development: Interpretation, Diversity and Controversy (pp. 11-23). Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781802207200.00010
Boot, M. , Ulak, B. , Geurs, K. , & Havinga, P. (2023). Using body sensors in evaluations of the impact of smart cycling technologies on cycling experience. In A. Komninos, C. Santoro, D. Gavalas, J. Schoening, M. Matera, & L. A. Leiva (Eds.), MobileHCI '23 Companion: Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Mobile Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 1-4). Article 43 https://doi.org/10.1145/3565066.3609736
Geurs, K., & van Wee, B. (2023). Accessibility: perspectives, measures and applications. In B. van Wee, J. A. Annema, D. Bannister, & B. Pudane (Eds.), The Transport System and Transport Policy: An Introduction (2 ed., pp. 178-199). Edward Elgar.
Olde kalter, M. , Geurs, K. T. , & Wismans, L. (2023). The impact of COVID-19 on teleworking and commuting behavior—A literature review. In P. Mokhtarian, S. Choo, & V. Van Acker (Eds.), Advances in Transport Policy and Planning: Volume 12: COVID-19: Implications for Policy and Planning (Vol. 12, pp. 1-48). (Advances in Transport Policy and Planning). Academic Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.atpp.2023.07.004
Tellioglu, H., Mikusch, G., Kirchberger, C., Keseru, I. , Geurs, K. T., Buettner, B., & Vettori, B. (2023). Co-Creation Practices and Technologies for Open Urban Planning. In A. Wolff, D. Siemon, A. De Liddo, & G. Concilio (Eds.), C&T '23: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Communities and Technologies - Humanization of Digital Technologies 2023 (pp. 258-261). (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3593743.3593786
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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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Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex  Z218
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