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The major research fields of Design & Planning Laboratory embrace a range of processes in urban transportation planning as follows: Urban transportation planning such as TDM (Transportation Demand Management), Social-Experiment, Public involvement and Citizen participation for transportation planning; Traffic safety and calming including developing the device for traffic calming such as sinusoidal speed hump; and ITS (Intelligent Transportation System) include bus information and location system.

Research Interests

Professor Hisashi KUBOTA :Urban Transportation Planning, Local Transportation Planning, Urban Planning: In recent years, Professor Kubota has been involved with planning and design theory for developing measures that will make roads safer, as well as with traffic and transportation systems theory to help revitalize city centers. He is also lending his expertise to developing traffic and transportation theory for world heritage sites, tourist areas, and similar places.

Specially Appointed Professor Hisao OKUMA :Architectural planning, City planning, Urban transportation planning

Assistant professor Aya KOJIMA : Urban transportation planning, Micro-area transportation planning, Consensus building.

Assistant professor Kazuaki OKUBO : Reverse Logistics, Transportation Planning