Chia-Yuan Yu, Ph.D., has a strong interest in quantitative methodology in examining built environment-public health and built environment-traffic safety relationships.

His work has highlighted the designs of multi-level built environments in affecting public health, travel behaviors, and travel safety. He has participated in several research projects and has been published in several journals such as Environment & Behavior, Preventive Medicine, and Journal of Physical Activity and Health. His focus is in transportation planning, sustainable transportation, traffic safety, and disparity issues in planning.


Texas A&M University
National Taiwan University
National Cheng Kung University


Research Interests
  • Transportation Planning
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • Traffic Safety
  • Disparity Issues in Planning