Ph.D., Portland State University (USA)
M.Arch., Alexandria University (Egypt)
B.Sc., Alexandria University (Egypt)
Office: Macdonald-Harrington Building, Room 401
Tel. 514/ 398 8741
Fax 514/ 398 8376
ahmed.elgeneidy [at] mcgill.ca (Email)
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Professional and research interests
Land-use and transport planning; public transport planning and operations; applications of GIS in transport planning; transport economics; measurements of accessibility; intelligent transportation systems; non-motorized travel modes and behaviour (bicycle and pedestrian); effects of transport infrastructure on travel behaviour and land value.
Ahmed is currently the co-editor in chief of Transport reviews, he is also serving as an editor for Transportation He is currently serving on the board of directors for the regional public transport authority in Montreal Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain (ARTM), where he also serving on the committee in charge of the customer experience (Comité chargé de la qualité des services aux usagers de transport collectif). He is a member of scientific editorial board of the Journal of Transport Geography and Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. He served on several committees at the Transportation Research Board in the past including the Committee on Public Transportation Planning and Development, AP025 (2011 - 2014; 2014 - 2017; & 2017 - 2020) and Public Transportation Marketing and Fare Policy, AP030 (2012 – 2015, 2015 - 2018, & 2018 - 2021). He also served as the elected chair and board member of the World Society on Transport and Land use Research (WSTLUR) (2018 – 2021).
The use of advanced information technology in urban public transportation systems: An evaluation of bus stop consolidation policy
Courses taught at McGill University
Selected recent publications
* Denotes Graduate or Undergraduate Student
*Ravensbergen, L., *Fournier, J., & El-Geneidy, A. (2023). An exploratory analysis of mobility of care in Montreal, Canada. Transportation Research Record, 2677)1), 1499-1509.
*Ravensbergen, L., Wasfi, R., *Van Liefferinge, M., *Ehrlich, I. Prince, S., Butler, G., Kestens, Y., & El-Geneidy, A. (2023). Associations between light rail transit and physical activity: A systematic review. Transport Reviews.
*Badran, A., El-Geneidy, A., & Miranda-Moreno, L. (2022). Inferring road intersection control type from GPS data. Transport Findings.
*Beaudet, M., *Ravensbergen, L., DeWeese, J., Beaubien-Souligny, W., Nadeau-Fredette, A., Caron, M., Suri, R. & El-Geneidy, A. (2022). Accessing hemodialysis during the COVID-19 pandemic. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 13, 100533.
*Cui, B., Boisjoly, G., Serra, B., & El-Geneidy, A. (2022). Modal equity of accessibility to healthcare in Recife, Brazil. Journal of Transport and Land Use, 15(1), 1-15.
Cui, B., DeWeese, J., Wu, H. King, D., Levinson, D., & El-Geneidy A. (2022). All ridership is local: Accessibility, competition, and stop-level determinants of daily bus boardings in Portland, Oregon. Transport Geography, 99, 103294.
*Daley, J., *Rodrigue, L., *Ravensbergen, L., DeWeese, J., Butler, G., Kestens, Y, & El-Geneidy A. (2022). Foot-based microscale audit of light rail network (REM) in Montreal Canada. Transport and Health, 24, 1-14.
DeWeese, J., *Ravensbergen, L., & El-Geneidy A. (2022). Travel behaviour and greenhouse gas emissions during the COVID-19 pandemic: A case study in a university setting. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 13, 100531.
DeWeese, J., Santana Palacios, M., *Belikow, A., & El-Geneidy A. (2022). Express access: Assessing the equity implications of bus express routes in Montreal, Canada. Journal of Transport and Land Use, 15(1), 35-51.
*Hickson, S. & El-Geneidy, A. (2022). Analyzing Public Transport Mode Share by Generational Cohort in Montreal Canada (1998-2018). Transport Findings.
*Ravensbergen, L., *Van Liefferinge, M., Zhang, M. Jimenez, I. & El-Geneidy, A. (2022). Accessibility by public transport for older adults: A systematic review. Transport Geography, 103, 103408.
*Rodrigue, L, *Daley, J., *Ravensbergen, L., Manaugh, K., Wasfi, R., Butler, G., & El-Geneidy A. (2022). Factors influencing subjective walkability: Results from built environment audit data. Journal of Transport and Land-Use, 15(1)709–727.
*Santana Palacios, M. & El-Geneidy, A. (2022). Cumulative versus gravity-based accessibility measures: Which one to use? Transport Findings.
*Belikow, A. DeWeese, J., Ravensbergen, L., Kestens, Y., & El-Geneidy, A. (2021). Are we happy in densely populated environments? Assessing the impacts of density on subjective well-being, quality of life, and perceived health in Montreal, Canada. Urban Findings.
Buliung, R., Bilas, P., Ross, T., Marmureanu C., & El-Geneidy A. (2021). More than Just a Bus Trip: School Busing, Disability and Access to Education in Toronto, Canada. Transportation Research Part A, 148, 496-505.
*Dent, N., *Hawa, L., DeWeese, J., Wasfi, R., Kestens, Y, El-Geneidy, A. (2021). Who will use the train? A market segmentation study of potential light rail users in Montreal QC, Canada. Transportation Research Record.
Diab, E., DeWeese, J., *Chaloux, N., & El-Geneidy, A. (2021). Adjusting the service? Understanding the factors affecting bus ridership over time at the route level in Montréal, Canada. Transportation, 48(5) 2765-2786.
*Doran, A., El-Geneidy, A. & Manaugh, K. (2021). The pursuit of cycling equity. Journal of Transport Geography, 90, 1-9.
*Grisé, E., Stewart, A., El-Geneidy, A. (2021). Planning a High-frequency Transfer-based Bus Network: How Do We Get There? Journal of Transport and Land Use, 14(1), 863-884.
*Hawa, L., Cui, B., Sun, L., & El-Geneidy, A. (2021). Scoot over: Determinants of shared electric scooter use in Washington D.C.. Case Studies in Transport Policy, 9(2), 418-430.
Wu, H., Avner, P., Boisjoly, G., Braga, C., El-Geneidy, A., Huang, J., Kerzhner, T., Murphy, B., Niedzielski, M., Pereira, R., Pritchard, J., Stewart, A., Wang, J., & Levinson, D. (2021). Urban access across the globe: An international comparison of different transport Modes. NPJ Urban Sustainability.