Yu Huang

I am Yu Huang, a PhD student at the School of Planning in the University of Waterloo. My research interest lies in land use change, agent-based modelling, and land use and transportation integration. Currently I am working with Prof. Dawn Parker and trying to investigate the potential impacts of light rail transit on housing market and seek applicable planning or policy suggestions for successful transit oriented development.


Yu’s Curriculum Vitae

Research updates

  • Participate in our home buyer/seller survey!
    --- May 4, 2016
    Dear Resident, My name is Yu Huang, and I am a PhD student at the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo. School of Planning Professors Dr. Dawn Parker and Dr. Jeff Casello are conducting two research projects to examine the relationships between land markets, land-use change, and transportation.…
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  • Home buyer/seller survey
    --- May 3, 2016
    Under the supervision of Dr. Dawn Parker and Dr. Jeff Casello, I am conducting a home buyer/seller survey, focusing on the examination of household preference and behaviour in home buying and home selling process, and the relationship between the presence of LRT and housing markets. Survey Introduction The survey sample…
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  • Yu Huang: Research background
    --- April 19, 2016
    A 19-km light rail transit (LRT) line connecting Fairview Park Mall and Conestoga Mall is under construction in Kitchener-Waterloo. The system is set to begin service in early 2018. This grand transportation investment is expected not only to improve public transit options and reduce congestion, but also to help shape…
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Project-related publications

Parker, Dawn; Filatova, Tatiana; Huang, Yu; Huang, Qingxu; Jin, Xiongbing

The implications of land-market representation for the interpretation of empirical land-use change models Conference

Paper presented at the Advancing Metropolitan Modeling Conference, Riverside, CA, 2015.

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Parkin, Margaret; Stubbs, David; Hang, Virginia; Parker, Dawn; Casello, Jeff; Moos, Markus; Jin, Xiongbing; Babin, Robert; Fard, Pedram; Huang, Yu; Pi, Xinyue; Tamer, Filiz; Yeung, Kevin

Central Transit Corridor Monitoring Program, Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Baseline Monitoring Report Technical Report

Region of Waterloo Waterloo, ON, Canada, 2015.

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