Robert Jones, PhD Student
Robert Jones, AICP is a PhD student in the Urban Studies and Planning Program. He is originally from Buffalo, New York. Robert holds a master's degree in Urban Planning with a concentration in Environmental and Land Use planning, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.
After completing his graduate studies, Robert worked at a consulting firm in Colorado as a transportation planner for four years. He has also worked as an intern for the Federal Highway Administration through the Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (STIPDG) and interned at the Buffalo Urban Design Project.
Robert's research is directed by Dr. Hiroyuki Iseki and focuses on transportation planning, particularly transportation economics and transit related studies. His research interests include transit funding, transportation in Central and South America, economic impacts of transit oriented development and the relationship between transportation and Smart Growth policies.
Urban Studies and Planning Program
School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation
University of Maryland