• 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

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travel Social Sciences
travel behavior Social Sciences
experiment Social Sciences
social network Social Sciences
uncertainty Social Sciences
Netherlands Social Sciences
automobile Earth & Environmental Sciences
modeling Earth & Environmental Sciences

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

Projects 2013 2023

Research Output 1974 2020

A bi-objective timetable optimization model incorporating energy allocation and passenger assignment in an energy-regenerative metro system

Yang, S., Liao, F., Wu, J., Timmermans, H. J. P., Sun, H. & Gao, Z., Mar 2020, In : Transportation Research. Part B: Methodological. 133, p. 85-113 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

optimization model
Travel time
Smart cards

A comparative study of contact frequencies among social network members in five countries

Troncoso Parady, G., Frei, A., Kowald, M., Guidon, S., Wicki, M., van den Berg, P. E. W., Carrasco, J-A., Arentze, T. A., Timmermans, H. J. P., Wellman, B., Takami, K., Harata, N. & Axhausen, K. W., 2020, Proceedings of the 99th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board. 20-00676

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

social network
interaction pattern
travel behavior
metro system
Electric lamps



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

Prize: 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

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

Activities 1994 2020

Annals of Operations Research (Journal)

Chao Chen (Peer reviewer)
30 Jan 2020

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

IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine (Journal)

Chao Chen (Peer reviewer)
10 Nov 201920 Jan 2020

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


Robert P. van Dongen (Contributor)
8 Nov 201921 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesWorkshop, seminar, course or exhibitionProfessional

Student theses

55+ housing in 2040: insights in the future supply and demand of attractive and appropriate 55+ housing

Author: Pullens, W., 28 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Kemperman, A. D. (Supervisor 1), Maussen, S. J. (Supervisor 2) & Daalhuisen, E. G. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master


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