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Daniel B. Hess

Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning
University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Transit systems, urban transportation, urban revitalization

Daniel B. Hess can speak to the media about urban issues, including transit systems and population shifts in metropolitan areas across the U.S.

Hess’ research in transportation investigates how public policies and urban design affect the way people travel in a city. His interests include transit system performance and methods of funding public transit.

Hess has conducted evaluations of employer and university transit pass programs. He won a grant from the Federal Transit Administration to investigate how public involvement can be used to expand alternative transportation financing schemes.

In addition, Hess has written and commented in the media on how Buffalo and other metropolitan areas in the U.S. are experiencing demographic shifts. Some cities are experiencing a rise in the number of young, college-educated residents — a reversal of the suburbanization trend that characterized the mid-1900s.

CONTACT:

Daniel B. Hess, PhD
Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning
University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning

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