Transportation & Planning Group
ransportation & planning group conducts research on urban and traffic planning to achieve better life in city. Life in city is composed of 3 elements; Inhabiting, Working and Relaxing. Travel behavior ties each element and is often called the 4th element of life in city. Our group focuses on the importance of relationship between life and transportation behavior in city.
Our main research themes are traffic calming, transport community development, regional transportation planning, tourism management, traffic demand management (TDM), traffic demand Omotenasi (TDO), traffic psychology and behavior, consensus building, mechanism design in reverse logistics and intercity transportation network analysis.
We also conduct collaborative studies with multiple companies, local governments and regional organizations. The collaborations give us positive experience for future demand and research.