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 Jiawen Yang


Add:C309,PKU Campus




PHD, Pengcheng Professor

RESEARCH FIELDS:Urban transportation planning and policy ; Transportation and land use ; Urban geography


  1.  Ph.D. (Urban Studies and Planning), 2005, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  2. Master of Science (Human Geography), 2000, Peking (Beijing) University, Beijing, China
  3. Bachelor of Science (Economic Geography), 1997, Peking (Beijing) University, Beijing, China



  1. Transportation planning and Policy
  2. Seminar on urban planning


  1. Jiawen Yang*, Jige Quan, Bin Yan, Canfei He. Urban rail investment and transit-oriented development in Beijing: Can it reach a higher potential?[J]. Transportation Research Part A, 2016, 89: 140–150. 
  2. Ge Song, Jiawen Yang*. Measuring the spatiotemporal variation and evolution of transport network of China’s megaregions. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 2016, 26(10):1497-1516. 
  3. Xiangfu Kong, Jiawen Yang*. Path Planning with Information on Travel Time Reliability. 16th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals, 2016, DOI: 10.1061/9780784479896.010
  4. Jiawen Yang*, Junxian Chen, Xiaohui Le, Qin Zhang. Density-oriented versus development-oriented transit investment: Decoding metro station location selection in Shenzhen. Transport Policy, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2016.04.004 
  5. Ding Chuan, Wang Yupeng, Yang Jiawen, Liu Chao, Lin Yaoyu. Spatial heterogeneous impact of built environment on household auto ownership levels: evidence from analysis at traffic analysis zone scales. Transportation Letters: The International Journal of Transportation Research, 2016, 8(1): 26-34. 
  6. Xiongbin LIN, Xiaohui LE, Meng Zhou, Jiawen YANG*. Assessment on the vehicle quota policies in China: a social welfare perspective. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2016, No. 2581: 1-8. 
  7. Yang Jiawen*, Lin Xiongbin, Xie Ying. Multi-city Transportation Planning in China: the Case of Guangzhou-Foshan Metropolitan Area. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2015, No. 2512: 73-80. 
  8. Yang Jiawen*, Chen Junxian, Zhou Meng,Wang Zheming. Major issues for biking revival in urban China. Habitat International, 2015, 47:176-182.
  9. Xiangfu KONG, Jiawen YANG* and Zhongyu YANG. Measuring Traffic Congestion with Taxi GPS Data and Travel Time Index,conference proceeding CICTP 2015, DOI: 10.1061/9780784479292.346, pp, 3751-3762



  1. Examining Health Impacts of Built-Environment in China's Transit Metropolis: A Physical Activity Perspective, research grant from China’s NSF, PI, 2017-2020.
  2. Integrating Transportation and Land Use Decisions, research grant from Shenzhen Municipal Commission of Science and Technology, PI, 2014-2016.
  3. Rail Transit Investment and Polycentric Development, research grant from China’s NSF, PI, 2014-2017.