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Pedram Fard

Planning, PhD

Pedram FardPrior Degrees

Master of Science in Geo-information for Urban Planning and Management
University of Twente, The Netherlands, 2013

Bachelor of Arts in Urban Planning
Tehran University of Art, Iran, 2006

Planning Interests

  • Integrated land use and transportation planning
  • GIScience, spatial analysis and quantitative modeling
  • Complexity theory and urban dynamics

Research Topic

Investigating Causal Relationship between Investment in Public Transit and Land Use Intensification.
The Case of Waterloo Region LRT Development

Presentations/Publications/Professional Experience:

Yamini J. Singh; Pedram Fard; Mark Zuidgeest; Mark Brussel; Martin van Maarseveen
"Measuring Transit Oriented Development: A Spatial Multi Criteria Assessment Approach for the City Region Arnhem and Nijmegen", Journal of Transport Geography, Feb 2014. (doi:10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2014.01.014)

Masoud Nouripayam; Pedram Fard
"Introduction and adaptation of the Home Zone concept (Woonerf)", Abadi, Journal of Architecture and Urbanism, I.S.S.N:1021-9846, Vol.19, No. 63, 2009. (In Persian)

Member of the Center of Excellence in Sustainable Urban Development, University of Tehran, Iran. 2010-2011

Of Note

Recipient of the European Commission's Erasmus Mundus Fellowship. 2011-2013

At the University of Waterloo

Research Assistant for the Waterloo Region Light Rail Transit and Core Area Intensification Research Project, 2014-2015

Member of the Waterloo Public Transportation Initiative (WPTI), 2014-2015

Member of the Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation (WICI), 2015

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