Doctor of Engineering
(Nagoya University)



Professor of Transport Planning and Modelling

Specialized Fields

Transport Planning and Travel Behaviour Analysis

Fields of Interest

Transport Planning, Travel Behaviour Change, Demand Forecast and Stated Preference

Current Research

  • “Travel Demand Forecasts Improved by Using Cross-sectional Data from Multiple Time Points“ Transportation, accepted.
  • “Post-project Evaluation of Travel Demand Forecasts: Implications from the Case of a Japanese Railway“ (co-authored with T. Morikawa and Y. Nagamatsu), Transport Policy, accepted.
  • “Estimation Efficiency of RP/SP Models Considering SP Design and Error Structures“ (co-authored with T. Yamamoto), Journal of Choice Modelling, accepted.
  • “Mode Choice Models’ Ability to Express Intention to Change Travel Behaviour Considering Non-Compensatory Rules and Latent Variables“ (co-authored with T. Morikawa and S. Kurauchi), IATSS Research, forthcoming, DOI:10.1016/j.iatssr.2012.10.001
  • “Household Car and Motorcycle Ownership in Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur in Comparison with Nagoya“ (co-authored with D. Dissanayake, S. Kurauchi, H. Maesoba, T. Yamamoto and T. Morikawa), Transportmetrica, forthcoming, DOI:10.1080/18128602.2012.726285
  • “Temporal Transferability of Updated Alternative-Specific Constants in Disaggregate Mode Choice Models” (co-authored with T. Morikawa), Transportation, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2010, 203-219.
  • “Inter-Temporal Analysis of Household Car and Motorcycle Ownership Behaviors – The Case in the Nagoya Metropolitan Area of Japan, 1981-2001 -” (co-authored with D. Dissanayake, S. Kurauchi, H. Maesoba, T. Yamamoto, and T. Morikawa), IATSS Research, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2009, 39-53.
  • “Choice Models Using Matching Data” (co-authored with T. Morikawa), In: R. Kitamura, T. Yoshii, and T. Yamamoto (Ed.) The Expanding Sphere of Travel Behaviour Research: Selected Papers from the 11th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Emerald, UK, 2009, 571-594.
  • "Analysis of the Users’ Impressions to Railway Stations Focusing on the Effects of Adjunct Retail Facilities" (co-authored with C. Li, T. Yamamoto and T. Morikawa), Proceedings of International Symposium on City Planning 2004, City Planning Institute of Japan, 2004, 227-235.
  • "Best Practice in SP Design" (co-authored with A. Daly and E. Kroes), Proceedings of European Transport Conference 2002 (CD-ROM), 2002.