Marlon Boarnet, PhD

Title(s)Professor of Public Policy, Chair of the Urban Planning & Spatial Analysis Department
Phone+1 213 740 3696
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    Dr. Boarnet is a renowned authority on urban economics, urban growth patterns, transportation, and regional science. He is an expert in transportation and land use, and has served on the National Research Council committee that authored “Driving and the Built Environment.”

    He has published extensively in leading journals such as Regional Science and Urban Economics, Environment and Behavior, Urban Studies, Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Planning Education and Research, National Tax Journal, and Journal of the American Planning Association. He is also co-author of Travel by Design: The Influence of Urban Form on Travel (Oxford University Press, 2001).

    Dr. Boarnet co-edits the Journal of Regional Science, is an associate editor of the Journal of the American Planning Association, and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Planning Literature, Journal of Transport and Land Use, Transport Policy, and previously on Papers in Regional Science.

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    1. Pan H, Bartolome C, Gutierrez E, Princevac M, Edwards R, Boarnet MG, Houston D. Investigation of roadside fine particulate matter concentration surrounding major arterials in five Southern Californian cities. J Air Waste Manag Assoc. 2013 Apr; 63(4):482-98. PMID: 23687733.
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    2. Boarnet MG, Joh K, Siembab W, Fulton W, Nguyen MT. Retrofitting the suburbs to increase walking: evidence from a land-use-travel study. Urban Stud. 2011; 48(1):129-59. PMID: 21174897.
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    3. Day K, Boarnet M, Alfonzo M, Forsyth A. The Irvine-Minnesota inventory to measure built environments: development. Am J Prev Med. 2006 Feb; 30(2):144-52. PMID: 16459213.
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    4. Boarnet MG, Day K, Alfonzo M, Forsyth A, Oakes M. The Irvine-Minnesota inventory to measure built environments: reliability tests. Am J Prev Med. 2006 Feb; 30(2):153-159. PMID: 16459214.
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    5. Boarnet MG, Anderson CL, Day K, McMillan T, Alfonzo M. Evaluation of the California Safe Routes to School legislation: urban form changes and children's active transportation to school. Am J Prev Med. 2005 Feb; 28(2 Suppl 2):134-40. PMID: 15694521.
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    6. Handy SL, Boarnet MG, Ewing R, Killingsworth RE. How the built environment affects physical activity: views from urban planning. Am J Prev Med. 2002 Aug; 23(2 Suppl):64-73. PMID: 12133739.
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