Riyadh has been a car-oriented city since the 1950s, a trend that was compounded by the economic boom of the 1970s. Likewise, the first master plan of Riyadh, a highway-based plan prepared by Doxiadis Associates International in 1973, encouraged the continued use of private cars.
Senior Research Associate AHM Mehbub is a senior research associate at KAPSARC. He currently leads the maritime project, in collaboration with the Kingdom’s… AHM Mehbub is a senior research associate at KAPSARC. He currently leads the maritime project, in collaboration with the Kingdom’s energy ecosystem. This project invetigates future port activity and fuel forecasting. He also works on the KAPSARC Spatial Urban Energy System (KSUES) project. Prior to joining KAPSARC, he worked in Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW), a state government organisation, as a transport planner, and at the University of Wollongong (UOW) in Australia as a researcher. He led the update on the state of transport in the TfNSW regions as part of the strategic planning for its Future Transport 2056. He has also worked as a lecturer at Khulna University of Bangladesh, and was later promoted to a professor in urban transport planning. He holds a Ph.D. with an examiners’ commendation for an outstanding thesis from the UOW. His thesis focused on modeling travellers’ preference heterogeneity.
- Urban Sustainable Mobility
- Port Activity
- Alternative Fuels and Energy Efficiency
- Choice Modeling
- Future Transport Strategy at Local and National Level
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Saudi Arabia’s Potential to Further Hydrogen Use in the Maritime Sector
Riyadh has been a car-oriented city since the 1950s, a trend that was compounded by the…21st March 2023
Understanding the Trajectory of Urban and Transport Development in Riyadh
Riyadh has been a car-oriented city since the 1950s, a trend that was compounded by the…16th October 2022