Bhuiyan Monwar Alam
Bhuiyan Monwar Alam (Ph.D., Florida State University) is an Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning in the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Toledo, Ohio, USA. He works on transportation planning, modeling and policy analysis, traffic safety, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), geospatial analysis and modeling, water resources management, environmental planning, and history of urbanization and planning in South Asia. His recent research focuses on the relationships between urban form, active transportation and health, and effective and efficient applications of GIS in this field of study. He has also been investigating the demand change for public transit in the United Stated in last two decades: 1900-2000 and 2000-2010, and whether recent economic downturn have had any impacts on such demand. He is an urban planner and a civil engineer.