Urban Planning and Transportation

  • Address

    Groene Loper 6, Vertigo

    Eindhoven

    Netherlands

  • Postal address

    P.O. Box 513, Depatment of the Built Environment

    5600 MB Eindhoven

    Netherlands

Organization profile

Introduction / mission

Urban Planning and Transportation concerns decision about the best location and distribution of urban land use, which is strongly connected to the transportation systems. The quality of plans and policies depends on the impact it has on economic, social, environmental, psychological and societal aspects. The focus of the research of the group is on developing models and integrating these into decision support systems for urban planning design and policy decisions.

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Specific research areas are Transportation, Retail, Leisure and Housing. Recently, most research projects concern smart cities and smart mobility

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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