Transit Landscapes I

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Transportation Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/12/2018
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:40 AM
Room: Proteus, Sheraton, 8th Floor
Organizers: Michael Minn, Isabelle Nilsson
Chairs: Michael Minn


Public transit systems are integral to the spatial and social development of the areas where they operate. These systems also reflect the priorities and politics of the communities they serve. These presentations will cover research on mass transit systems and development associated with those systems.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Diego Silva Ardila*, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia, Political Geography of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Systems in Latin American Cities 20 8:00 AM
Presenter Szymon Marcinczak*, University of Lodz, Commuting patterns and urban form: Evidence from Poland 20 8:20 AM
Presenter Blake Acton*, University of Missouri - Geography, Mathew Foulkes, University of Missouri - Geography, The Rebirth of the American Streetcar? The Role of the Success Narrative in Cincinnati and Kansas City 20 8:40 AM
Presenter Amelia Mutter*, Linkoping University, Understanding local context and competing imaginaries in public transport planning 20 9:00 AM
Presenter Sophie Deraeve*, Universite de Paris Est Marne la Vallee, What is the impact of ‘railway side effects’ on railway station development projects? Evidence from French railway station projects 20 9:20 AM

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