• Groene Loper 6, Vertigo



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

    5600 MB Eindhoven


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

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.


No photo of Erfaneh Allameh

Erfaneh Allameh

Person: OWP : University Teacher / Researcher

Photo of Lida Aminian

Projects 2013 2021

SCRIPTS - Smart Cities Responsive Intelligent Public Transport Systems

Timmermans, H., Massaad, H., Massaad, H., Feneri, A., Gerrits, E., Caiati, V., Jang, S. & Kruizinga, M.


Project: Research direct

DESENT – Smart decision support system for urban energy and transportation

Timmermans, H., Massaad, H., Massaad, H., Feng, T., Yang, D., Gerrits, E., Kruizinga, M., Kim, S., Jang, S., van der Waerden, P. & Gu, G.


Project: Research direct

Fiets in de versnelling (fietsstimuleringsprogramma)

van der Waerden, P., Sartorius - ter Haar, M., Massaad, H., Massaad, H., Yang, D. & Dane, G.


Project: Research direct

Research Output 1974 2020

metro system
Electric lamps

Children’s school travel and wellbeing in the Netherlands

van de Craats, I., van den Berg, P. E. W., Kemperman, A. D. A. M. & Waygood, E. O. D. O., 2020, Transportation and children's well-being. Waygood, O., Friman, M., Olsson, L. & Mitra, R. (eds.). Elsevier, p. 317-338

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Railroad cars


urban geography
welfare economics
virtual reality
pricing policy

1st Award for Best Poster presentation

Anna-Maria Feneri (Recipient), Soora Rasouli (Recipient) & Harry Timmermans (Recipient), 2019

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Smart city

Analysis of dynamic mobility decisions over life courses

Tao Feng (Recipient), May 2019

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Activities 1994 2019

Finding Restorativeness in Urban Greenscapes using Google Maps & Google Streetview

Robert P. van Dongen (Speaker)
5 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

Transportmetrica A: Transport Science (Journal)

Aloys W.J. Borgers (Editorial board member)
14 Jun 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-reviewScientific

Analysis of dynamic mobility decisions over life courses

Tao Feng (Speaker)
12 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

Student theses

Active coping behaviour & the physical work environment: can the physical work environment support active coping?

Author: Winkelmolen, E., 25 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Appel - Meulenbroek, R. (Supervisor 1), de Kort, Y. (Supervisor 2), Haans, A. (Supervisor 2) & Kemperman, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master


Adding bricks to clicks: the main attributes of click-and-mortar shops influencing the shopping experience

Author: Hensbergen, M., 30 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Borgers, A. (Supervisor 1), Ossokina, I. (Supervisor 2) & Meijsing, D. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master


A GIS-based tool to gain detailed insight into human health vulnerability to heatwaves in Dutch urban areas

Author: Verputten, T., 29 Mar 2019

Supervisor: de Vries, B. (Supervisor 1), van der Waerden, P. (Supervisor 2), den Ouden, E. (Supervisor 2) & Postmes, L. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master