Jeff Allen, Physical Geography PhD Student


Home Campus:
U of T St. George

Dr. Steven Farber

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Research Interests:

  • urban geography
  • transportation
  • spatial analysis
  • cartography

Selected Publications:

Allen, J. & Farber, S. (2020) – Planning transport for social inclusion: An accessibility-activity participation approach – Transportation Research Part D: Transport and EnvironmentLink

Young, M., Allen, J. & Farber, S. (2020) – Measuring when Uber behaves as a substitute or supplement to transit: An examination of travel-time differences in TorontoJournal of Transport GeographyLink

Arancibia, D., Farber, S., Savan, B., Verlinden, Y., Smith Lea, N., Allen, J. & Vernich, L. (2019) – Measuring the Local Economic Impacts of Replacing On-Street Parking With Bike LanesJournal of the American Planning AssociationLink

Allen, J. & Farber, S. (2019) – Benchmarking Transport Equity in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) –  Transport FindingsLink

Allen, J. (2019) Book Review: “The Geography of Urban Transportation”The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe canadienLink

Allen, J. & Farber, S. (2019) – A measure of competitive access to destinations for comparing across multiple study regionsGeographical AnalysisLink

Allen, J. & Farber, S. (2019) – Sizing up transport poverty: a national scale accounting of low-income households suffering from inaccessibility in CanadaTransport PolicyLink

Allen, J. (2019) – Mapping differences in access to public libraries by travel mode and time of dayLibrary & Information Science ResearchLink

Allen, J. (2018) – Using network segments in the visualization of urban isochronesCartographicaLink

Howell, N. A., Farber, S., Widener, M. J., Allen, J., & Booth, G. L. (2018) – Association between residential self-selection and non-residential built environment exposuresHealth & placeLink

Allen, J., & Farber, S. (2018) – How time-use and transportation barriers limit on-campus participation of university studentsTravel Behaviour and Society – Link

Allen, J., & Taylor, Z. (2018) – A new tool for neighbourhood change research: The Canadian Longitudinal Census Tract Database, 1971–2016The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe canadien Link

Allen, J. (2018) – Comparative visualizations of transport networks in Calgary using shortest-path treesEnvironment and Planning ALink

Farber, S., Mifsud, A., Allen, J., Widener, M. J., Newbold, K. B., & Moniruzzaman, M. (2018) – Transportation barriers to Syrian newcomer participation and settlement in Durham RegionJournal of Transport Geography – Link

Allen, J. (2018) – Mapping Inequalities of Access to Employment and Quantifying Transport Poverty in Canadian Cities (Master’s Thesis) – Link

Wessel, N., Allen, J., & Farber, S. (2017) – Constructing a Routable Retrospective Transit Timetable from a Real-time Vehicle Location Feed and GTFSJournal of Transport GeographyLink

Widener, M., Minaker, L., Farber, S., Allen, J., Vitali, B., Coleman, B., Cook, B. (2017) – How do changes in the daily food and transportation environments affect healthy food accessibility? Applied GeographyLink

Allen, J. & Leahey, A. (2016) – Improving Access to Digital Historical Census Boundaries in Canada ACMLA BulletinLink