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Jason Kelley

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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5302
Biography

Jason Kelley's teaching and research focuses on transportation planning, sustainable urban planning and design, and environmental justice, with particular interest in pedestrian-oriented urban development.

Kelley's recent work concentrates on road pricing strategies and the impact of such strategies on low-income and transportation-disadvantaged groups. Focusing in particular on the San Francisco Bay area, Kelley has looked at cordon pricing - a demand management strategy which aims to relieve congestion by requiring users to pay a fee to enter restricted areas.

Other transportation research Kelley has been involved in used network optimization modeling and linear programming to determine a cost-effective shipment system for indigenous goods in the Amazon region of Ecuador. 

Kelley was recognized for excellence in teaching in 2011, 2015, 2018, and 2019. He regularly teaches: Transportation Planning and the Environment, Theory of Urban Design, History of Planning, Environmental Justice and Cities, Planning Methods, Introduction to Urban Planning, City Structure and Planning, Transportation Pro Seminar, and Sustainable Cities.

Education
  • Ph.D. Environmental Design and Planning, Arizona State University
  • M.A. Geographical Sciences, Arizona State University
  • B.S. Geography, Arizona State University
Research Interests

Social equity and environmental impacts of urban transportation planning practices and transport policy; Urban environmental justice; Pedestrian-oriented design; Impacts of urban design on pedestrian behavior; Sustainable urban development and planning practices 

Recent research focused on road pricing strategies and the impacts on low-income and transportation-disadvantaged groups, with particular emphasis on proposed cordon pricing in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Prior research examined the application of network optimization modeling and linear programming to determine a cost-effective transportation system for the shipment of indigenous goods in the Amazon region of Ecuador.  

Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 200Cities in Cinema
PUP 301Introduction to Urban Planning
PUP 424Planning Methods
PUP 494Special Topics
PUP 591Seminar
PUP 598Special Topics
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 111Sustainable Cities
PUP 190Sustainable Cities
PUP 301Introduction to Urban Planning
PUP 436City Structure and Planning
PUP 494Special Topics
PUP 598Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 301Introduction to Urban Planning
PUP 410Public Participation Planning
PUP 424Planning Methods
PUP 492Honors Directed Study
PUP 494Special Topics
PUP 598Special Topics
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 111Sustainable Cities
PUP 190Sustainable Cities
PUP 301Introduction to Urban Planning
PUP 436City Structure and Planning
PUP 494Special Topics
PUP 598Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 363History of Planning
PUP 424Planning Methods
PUP 493Honors Thesis
PUP 494Special Topics
PUP 591Seminar
PUP 598Special Topics
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 111Sustainable Cities
PUP 190Sustainable Cities
PUP 200Cities in Cinema
PUP 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 200Cities in Cinema
PUP 363History of Planning
PUP 424Planning Methods
GPH 492Honors Directed Study
PUP 494Special Topics
PUP 591Seminar
PUP 598Special Topics
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 111Sustainable Cities
PUP 190Sustainable Cities
PUP 430Transport Planning/Environment
PUP 499Individualized Instruction
PUP 590Reading and Conference
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 363History of Planning
PUP 420Theory of Urban Design
PUP 430Transport Planning/Environment
PUP 436City Structure and Planning
PUP 598Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 363History of Planning
PUP 424Planning Methods
PUP 493Honors Thesis
PUP 494Special Topics
PUP 499Individualized Instruction
PUP 591Seminar
PUP 598Special Topics
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 111Sustainable Cities
PUP 190Sustainable Cities
PUP 430Transport Planning/Environment
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 363History of Planning
PUP 420Theory of Urban Design
PUP 430Transport Planning/Environment
PUP 492Honors Directed Study
PUP 598Special Topics
Honors / Awards

2018 - Planning Professor of the Year Award, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University

2015 - Professor of the Year Award, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University

2011 - Teaching Excellence Award, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Arizona State University