Modeling and Analysis of Excess Commuting with Trip Chains

HU – Modeling and Analysis of Excess Commuting with Trip Chains Yujie Hu, Xiaopeng Li Article first published online: 04 JAN 2021 Annals of the American Association of Geographers DOI: 10.1080/24694452.2020.1835461 ABSTRACT: Commuting, like other types of human travel, is complex in nature, such as trip-chaining behavior involving making stops of multiple purposes between two […]

“Perception bias”: Deciphering a mismatch between urban crime and perception of safety

HU – “Perception bias”: Deciphering a mismatch between urban crime and perception of safety Fan Zhang, Zhuangyuan Fan, Yuhao Kangab, Yujie Hu, and Carlo Rattia Article first published online: 17 DEC 2020 Landscape and Urban Planning DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2020.104003 ABSTRACT: Crime and perception of safety are two intertwined concepts affecting the quality of life and the […]

GEO3602 Urban/Business Geography

GEO3602 Urban/Business Geography Department of Geography Spring 2021 Contact: Dr. Yujie Hu, yujiehu@ufl.edu, https://people.clas.ufl.edu/yujiehu/ Course Description: An empirical and theoretical spatial analysis of the various economic, population, and social facets within and between urban settlements. Major topics include: defining urban, urbanization, systems of cities, urban development models, population density, ethnicity in cities, economic structure in […]

Temporal dynamics of the impact of land use on modal disparity in commuting efficiency

HU – Temporal dynamics of the impact of land use on modal disparity in commuting efficiency Michal A. Niedzielski, Yujie Hu, Marcin Stepniak Article first published online: 29 JUL 2020 Computers, Environment and Urban Systems DOI: 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2020.101523 ABSTRACT: Urban land use is known to affect commuting efficiency according to the excess commuting framework. However, most […]

A tale of two cities: Jobs–housing balance and urban spatial structures from the perspective of transit commuters

HU – A tale of two cities: Jobs–housing balance and urban spatial structures from the perspective of transit commuters Jie Huang, Yujie Hu, Jiaoe Wang, Xiang Li Article first published online: 10 JUL 2020 Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science DOI: 10.1177/2399808320938803 ABSTRACT: The jobs–housing balance and urban spatial structure are naturally […]

GIS4113 GIS6104 Spatial Networks

Course description It is often the case that real-world systems can be represented as networks of many interacting components. This course teaches the fundamental concepts, models, and techniques for describing, visualizing, measuring, and analyzing networks. It also introduces their applications in geography, transportation, social science, etc. A series of labs using the popular network analysis […]

Spatial analysis of potential nesting habitat for Florida sandhill cranes

HU – Spatial analysis of potential nesting habitat for Florida sandhill cranes Joni Downs, Courtney Buck, Faisal Qarah, Yujie Hu Article first published online: 30 JUN 2020 Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management DOI: 10.3996/092019-JFWM-077 ABSTRACT: The Florida sandhill crane Antigone canadensis pratensis is state-listed as threatened in Florida, where there is an urgent need […]

Meet the Geographer: Dr. Yujie Hu

Dr. Yujie Hu Pronouns: he/him University of Florida Focus Areas: GeoSpatial Analysis & Techniques Medical Geography in Global Health (MGGH) Research Statement: I am a geographer with research and teaching interests in urban transportation, human mobility, and accessibility. My current research focuses on three main areas: 1) relationships between people’s mobility within cities—including commuting, healthcare-seeking, and […]

GEO4938/6938: Transportation Geography

A new course for Fall 2020! Course description Introduces a range of transportation concepts, theories, and models, including networks, modes, terminals, freight transportation, urban transportation, and environmental impacts. Also covers core methods and tools often used to study and analyze transportation systems, including spatial accessibility, spatial interaction, spatial networks, and GIS for transportation (GIS-T). Course […]