Joseph Kott, PhD, AICP, PTP


B.A., Wayne State University,
M.A. Urban and regional planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
M.A. Transport planning and traffic engineering, Monash University,
Ph.D. Urban and regional transport planning, Curtin University

Phone: 707.664.2414

Background and Interests:

Dr. Kott is a Michigan native with over thirty-five years of professional experience in urban and regional planning. His doctoral dissertation advisors were the world-renown scholars in planning sustainable cities, Prof. Peter Newman and Prof. Jeffrey Kenworthy. 

Courses Offerings:

  • GEP 360 - Introduction to Planning
  • GEP 367 - Transportation Planning

Selected Publications:

A Framework for Research on Pedestrian Streets in America. Upland: A Journal of Urban Planning, Landscape & Environmental Design, July 2017.

Streets of Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. World Transport Policy and Practice, February 2016.

San Francisco Modal Equity Study (co-author), Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities Research and Policy Institute, October 2014.

Changing the Paradigm of Traffic Impact Studies: How Typical Traffic Studies Inhibit Sustainable Transportation (co-author), ITE Journal, May 2014.

Streets of Clay: Design and Assessment of Sustainable Urban and Suburban Arterial Streets (Doctoral dissertation), Curtin University, November 2011.