FORA.tv Speaker - Robert Cervero
Robert Cervero teaches and conducts research in the area of sustainable transportation policy and planning. He has been an advisor and consultant on transport projects in many countries, most recently in China, Colombia, Brazil, the Philippines, and Indonesia. His current research is on: travel impacts of suburbanization in China through Berkeley's Volvo Center for Future Urban Transport; influences of built environments on public health in BogotÃ¡; land-use and environmental impacts of freeway removal in San Francisco and Seoul, Korea; traffic generation effects of transit-oriented development; and transit value capture in Hong Kong.
Over the past five years, Professor Cervero has been a regular instructor of transportation planning courses for the National Transit Institute and the World Bank Institute. In 2004, he was the first-ever recipient of the Dale Prize for Excellence in Urban Planning Research. He also won the 2003 Article of the Year award from the Journal of the American Planning Association.
Professor Cervero serves on the editorial boards of Urban Studies, Journal of the American Planning Association, Journal of Planning Literature, and Journal of Public Transportation; chairs the National Advisory Committee of the Active Living Research Program of the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation; and was recently appointed to the National Research Council committee of Development, Vehicle, and Energy. Over the past year, he has given keynote addresses at conferences in Shenzhen, SÃ£o Paulo, Salvador, Bali, Brisbane, Montreal, and Seoul.
09.12.07 | 00:57:38 min
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