Prof. Ralph A Gakenheimer

Professor of Urban Planning, Emeritus

Primary DLC

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

MIT Room: 7-337

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Infrastructure and Urban Transportation Planning in Developing Countries and the United States
Transfer of Methodology to Developing Countries
Consequences of Rapid Growth of Auto Ownership in Developing Countries
Cooperative Mobility Program
International Development and Regional Planning (IDRP)
Metropolitan Planning in Developing Countries

Research Summary

Professor Gakenheimer studies the relation between land use change and mobility in rapidly motorizing cities. Research on technological choices for urban transportation in Mexican cities. The relation between intentions and achievement in proposals for the Global Environmental Facility.

Recent Work