Jeffrey Kenworthy

Jeffrey Kenworthy

Jeffrey Kenworthy is a professor at Curtin University  guest lecturer at Frankfurt University of Applied Science. He teaches and supervises postgraduate students in urban sustainability fields. He has 35 years experience in urban transport and land use policy with over 250 publications in the field, he has lectured in 30 countries and 79 cities throughout the world, and he has authored numerous books and publications, including Sustainability and Cities with Peter Newman.

Letting Buses Compete

For years now cities worldwide have been talking about policies to reduce car use, especially in peak periods. These policies have proven about as popular with politicians and the general population as a cold shower in winter or a frontal lobotomy.

What Will a 21st Century Transportation System Look Like?

Last week, President Obama had this to say about the future of transportation at his final State of the Union Address: “Rather than subsidize the past, we should invest in the future — especially in communities that rely on fossil fuels. That’s why I’m going to push to change the way we manage our oil and coal resources, so that they better reflect the costs they impose on taxpayers and our planet.