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Dawn Parker

On April 8, 2016 By

Dawn Parker is Professor in the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Canada. Her research focuses on the development of fine-scale models that link the drivers of land-use change and their socioeconomic and ecological impacts, with completed and ongoing projects on organic agriculture in California’s Central Valley, timber harvest and carbon sequestration […]

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Jeff Casello

On April 6, 2015 By

Associate Provost, Graduate Studies Associate Professor Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and School of Planning, University of Waterloo Professor Casello’s interests lie in urban transportation systems and their impacts on healthy and economically viable urban areas. As such, he conducts research on the design and operation of public transportation systems, urban roadway systems, and […]

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Yu Huang

On April 2, 2015 By

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 […]

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Xinyue Pi

On April 2, 2015 By

Xinyue Pi is a MES (Environmental Studies) student at the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo. Her work focuses on modeling the rental market using hedonic pricing methods. She has completed a dual degree undergraduate program in 2014 and received bachelor’s degrees in Geomtatics from University of Waterloo and Wuhan University with […]

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Robert Babin

On March 17, 2015 By

Robert Babin is working towards an MA in the University of Waterloo’s School of Planning. After completing a BES in Planning, he continued at the school to work on a large agent-based modeling project to simulate development in Waterloo Region. Within this project he is using spatial econometric techniques to estimate heterogeneous home buyer preferences […]

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Pedram Fard

On March 4, 2015 By

Pedram Fard is a PhD student in Urban Planning at University of Waterloo, Faculty of Environment. In his current research, Pedram studies spatial and temporal patterns of land use changes induced by Light Rail Transit development. By employing Spatial System Dynamics modelling approach in conjunction with other quantitative methods, he tries to establish causal relationship […]

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Kevin Yeung

On March 4, 2015 By

Kevin is fascinated about mobility and the way it shapes cities. He strives to improve the way people move whether it be by foot, bike, car, bus or train. Since September 2013, Kevin has been working towards his Masters of Applied Science in Civil Engin eering and Planning at the University of Waterloo. The focus […]

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Filiz Tamer

On March 4, 2015 By

I will be studying the relationship between urban economic structure and trajectory and the success of a Light Rail Transit (LRT) system in major North American cities. To support this analysis, we will gather and analyze the following information for North American cities that have implemented light rail transit: Industrial and occupational structure over time […]

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PDG Project

On January 29, 2015 By

Project Description: The SSHRC-funded Partnership Development Grant aims to unpack the causal relationships between light rail transit and core-area intensification. Summary Outputs People News The outward growth of cities after the Second World War has been extensively studied and the impacts documented. As a result of this foundational research, contemporary planning policy and investments promote […]

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