FACULTY OF ARCHITECTUREDEPARTMENT OF CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING


Ela BABALIK SUTCLIFFE, Prof. Dr.



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   Address: Department of City and Regional Planning, Room: 60

                      Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

 

   Phone: + 90 312 210 22 63
   Fax: + 90 312 210 79 65


   E-Mail: ebaba@metu.edu.tr
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Education:

B.C.P., Middle East Technical University
M.Sc., UPL, Middle East Technical University
Ph.D., University College London


Taught Courses:

 

CRP351 Urban Transport Planning

CRP454 Urban Transport Systems: Planning and Design

CRP704 Transport Policy

CRP401 Planning Studio VII

CRP402 Planning Studio VIII

 

Research interests: Transport Policy, Sustainable Transport, Climate Change and the Transport Sector, Urban Rail System Planning

 


Selected Publications:

 

Babalik-Sutcliffe, E., forthcoming, Urban Form and Sustainable Transport: Lessons from the Ankara Case. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation.

 

Babalık-Sutcliffe, E., 2007, “Pro-Rail Policies in Turkey: A Policy Shift?” Transport Reviews 27, 485-498.

 

Babalik-Sutcliffe, E., 2002, Urban rail systems: analysis of the factors behind success. Transport Reviews 22, 415-447.

 

Mackett, R.L. and Babalik-Sutcliffe, E., 2003, New urban rail systems: a policy-based technique to make them more successful. Journal of Transport Geography 11 (2) 151-165.

 

Projects:

 

“Benchmarking of Urban Rail Systems in Turkey” A comparative performance analysis of Turkish urban rail transit systems. (Ongoing project)

 

“Turkey’s Climate Change Action Plan” Transport Sector Expert in the project carried out by UNDP and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry. (2010-2011)

 

EU FP6 Special Support Action Project “PARAMOUNT: Large Scale Dissemination for Clean Urban Transport” (2006-2010)

 

Awards:

 

Second Prize in the Research Medal Competition under the category 'Infrastructure and Development', held by the Global Development Network (GDN) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 9-12, 2001, with: "Urban Rail Systems: A planning framework to increase their success".

 

Award Finalist in the Competition for Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development, held by the Global Development Network (GDN) in New Delhi, India, January 28-30, 2004, with: "Pro-market reform in transport: introduction of privately operated buses in Ankara and its impact on the urban poor".