Dr Pengjun Zhao

PhD, MSc

Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Peking University, Beijing


Pengjun obtained his PhD in transport and environmental planning from University of Groningen, the Netherlands. His major research interests include environmental impacts of land use and transport system, sustainable mobility, travel demand management, and integrated planning modelling.


An innovation in green transport for high-density cities: The rail transit—road systemChallenges and Advances in Sustainable Transportation Systems, pp. 121-130 (2014) doi: 10.1061/9780784413364.016
Spatial planning and transport energy transition towards a low carbon systemDisP-The Planning Review, November, 50(3): 33-43, 2014
Retrofitting cities for low-carbon urban futures in Europe and ChinaDisP-The Planning Review, November, 50(3), 2014
Understanding resilient urban futures: A systemic modelling approachSustainability, 5: 3202-3223 (2013) doi:10.3390/su5073202
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Too complex to be managed? New trends in peri-urbanisation and its planning in BeijingCities, February 2013, 30: 68–76
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The impact of the built environment on individual workers’ commuting behavior in BeijingInternational Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 7(5) 2013
Impact of the jobs-housing balance on urban commuting in Beijing in the transformation eraJournal of Transport Geography, January 2011, 19(1): 59–69
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Managing urban growth in a transforming China: Evidence from BeijingLand Use Policy, January 2011, 28(1): 96–109
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Social inequalities in mobility: The impact of the hukou system on migrants' job accessibility and commuting costs in BeijingInternational Development Planning Review, 32(3-4): 363-384 (2010)
Sustainable urban expansion and transportation in a growing megacity: Consequences of urban sprawl for mobility on the urban fringe of BeijingHabitat International, April 2010, 34(2): 236–243
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