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Joe Grengs

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Academic Program Chair, Urban & Regional Planning, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning.

Associate Professor, Urban and Regional Planning, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning.

Ph.D., Cornell University

Dr. Grengs's research focuses on transportation planning and how metropolitan land-use patterns contribute to uneven economic development and social disparities. His work argues for improving transportation outcomes by reforming land-use policies with the aim of advancing social equity and environmental protection.

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Levine, Jonathan, Louis Merlin, and Joe Grengs. 2017. "Project-level accessibility analysis for land-use planning." Transport Policy, 53: 107-119. DOI. Abstract.

Hirsch, Jana A., Joe Grengs, Amy Schulz, Sara D. Adar, Daniel A. Rodriguez, Shannon J. Brines, and Ana V. Diez Roux. 2016. "How much are built environments changing, and where?: Patterns of change by neighborhood sociodemographic characteristics across seven U.S. metropolitan areas." Social Science & Medicine, 169: 97-105. DOI. Abstract.

Vivoda, Jonathon M., Steven Heeringa, Amy J. Schulz, Joe Grengs, and Cathleen Connell. 2016. "The Influence of the Transportation Environment on Driving Reduction and Cessation." The Gerontologist, 57(5): 824-832. DOI. Abstract.

Grengs, Joe. 2015. "Nonwork Accessibility as a Social Equity Indicator." International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 9(1): 1-14. DOI. Abstract.

Wang, Xiaoguang, Joe Grengs, and Lidia Kostyniuk. 2014. "Using a GPS Data Set to Examine the Effects of the Built Environment along Commuting Routes on Travel Outcomes." Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 140(4): 04014009. DOI. Abstract.

Wang, Xiaoguang, Joe Grengs, and Lidia Kostyniuk. 2013. "Visualizing Travel Patterns with a GPS Dataset: How Commuting Routes Influence Non-Work Travel Behavior." Journal of Urban Technology, 20(3): 105-125. DOI. Abstract.

Grengs, Joe. 2012. "Equity and the social distribution of job accessibility in Detroit." Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 39: 785-800. DOI. Abstract.

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