EQUIMOB: Inclusive Cities through Equitable Access to Urban Mobility

Prof. dr. Dick Ettema


Dick Ettema is professor of Urban Accessibility and Social Inclusion in the Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning in Utrecht University. His research focuses on how accessibility of cities and urban regions changes as a result of demographic, economic, societal and technological developments, and how this affects citizens’ daily activity and travel patterns and their social inclusion. Topics addressed in his research and teaching include:

– Improving theoretical models of accessibility, travel and equity
– Implications of accessibility for (inequalities in) travel, health and well-being
– The relationship between households’ locational decisions, travel behavior and accessibility
– The impact of new transport services (Mobility as a Service, Car and Bicycle sharing systems) on travel, accessibility and equity
– The impact of ICTs on travel time use, travel decisions and accessibility

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