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Krizek, Kevin J. Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Communities invest millions in bicycling infrastructure, often based on scant evidence. Part of my research develops empirical evidence about the effectiveness of bicycle planning efforts. I show that cyclists go two miles out of their way for a bicycle path; but also that bike paths might suppress property values. I aim to shape policies on land use/transportation and advance local planning efforts that further sustainable infrastructure. I do this via projects like Design for Health (US APA’s National Planning Excellence Award for Best Practice) where I developed health impact assessments, research briefs and other tools for planners to assess policies. My recent activities ensure (1) practitioners get relevant and accessible research; (2) policy questions and initiatives are guided by robust and transparent performance measures. These are part of a wider research program aiming to help planners and policy makers make evidence-based decisions that further sustainable communities.

keywords

  • Land use-transportation planning & policy Travel behavior, including cycling Planning for accessibility and sustainable transport infrastructure, Healthy communities, Information and communication technology

Publications

selected publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • ENVS 5909 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • ENVS 6950 Master's Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • ENVS 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • ENVD 3122 Research Issues and Methods in Design and Planning (Fall 2018)
  • ENVD 4363 Special Topics: Physical Factors in Environmental Design (Fall 2018)
  • ENVS 6950 Master's Thesis (Fall 2018)
  • ENVS 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • ENVD 1052 Design and Communication 1 (Spring 2018)
  • ENVS 5909 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • ENVS 6950 Master's Thesis (Spring 2018)
  • ENVS 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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