Robert Cervero

emeritus professor of city and regional planning

Robert Cervero is an emeritus professor of city and regional planning, and a former director of the UC Transportation Center as well as a faculty researcher with the Institute of Urban and Regional Development. Cervero works in the area of sustainable transportation policy and planning, focusing on the nexus between urban transportation and land-use systems. His research is on the intersection between infrastructure, place-making and economic development as well as urban transformations and their impacts on travel behavior. In addition to his appointments at UC Berkeley, Cervero is a faculty affiliate of the Energy and Resources Group, the Center for a Sustainable California, the Berkeley Center for Future Urban Transport, and the Global Metropolitan Studies Center. He is a frequent advisor and consultant on transport projects in the U.S. and abroad and serves on the editorial boards of Urban Studies, Journal of the American Planning Association, Journal of Planning Literature, and Journal of Public Transportation.