Remon Rooij has a strong interdisciplinary background: a doctorate on The Mobile City (2005) within the interdisciplinaryTRAIL Research School for Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics and an MSc degree in urban design & planning and real estate & construction management. He has substantial experience in researching and teaching (strategic) spatial planning, with a specific focus on:
- The urbanism of networks and the role of mobility and infrastructure in urban vitality: multimodal transport, planning & design of mobility environments, activity-travel behaviour of people, mobility of vulnerable user groups (elderly and children in particular);
- The role of sports events and sports facilities in urban and regional development and transformation;
- Socio-spatial strategies for urban regeneration and revitalization;
- Methods of urban design and planning driven research.