Daniel Piatkowski

Assistant Professor
ARCH 241
Lincoln, NE 68588-0106
Phone: 402-472-9212


  • Dan Piatkowski is an Assistant Professor of Community and Regional Planning at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. Dan received his PhD in Design and Planning from the University of Colorado Denver, where he was the recipient of a National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (NSF-IGERT) in Sustainable Urban Infrastructure and a member of the Active Communities Transportation Research Group. He also holds a Master's of Urban and Environmental Planning and a Bachelor's in English (both from Arizona State University).

2013 Ph.D. in Design and Planning from University of Colorado Denver
2006 MUEP in Urban and Environmental Planning from Arizona State University
2001 B.A. in English from Arizona State University’s Barrett Honors College


  • Assistant Professor, Community and Regional Planning, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Assistant Professor, Urban Studies and Planning, Savannah State University
  • Adjunct Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Colorado Denver

2016 Advancing Discussions of Cycling Interventions Based on Social Justice
published in Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation: Biking for All?, Routledge Press
2015 Impacts of Sustainable Transportation Investments in Boulder, CO; 1990-2009
published in Transport Policy, 37, 64-71. doi:10.1016/j.tranpol.2014.09.012.
2015 Crowdsourcing Equitable Transportation: The application of web-based tools to inform bikeshare system development
published in Congress for the New Urbanism 2015 New Urban Research Papers (http://www.cnu.org/new-urban-research/past-papers)
2015 Not All Prospective Bicyclists are Created Equal: The role of attitudes, socio-demographics, and the built environment in bicycle commuting
published in The Journal of Travel Behaviour and Society, 2(3), 166-173. doi:10.1016/j.tbs.2015.02.001).
2015 Walking and Cycling’s Role in Addressing Climate Change: Accounting for the substitution effect
published in Journal of Travel Behaviour and Society. 2(1), 32-41. doi: 10.1016/j.tbs.2014.07.004.
2014 The Economic Impact of Cycling in the Pikes Peak Region.
published in Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (Technical Report).
2014 ’New’ versus ‘Old’ Urbanism: A comparative analysis of travel behavior in large-scale New Urbanist communities and older, more established neighborhoods in Denver, Colorado
published in Urban Design International, 19(3), 228-245. doi: 10.1057/udi.2013.30.
2014 "Community Design, Street Networks, and Public Health"
published in Journal of Transport and Health, 1, 326-340. doi: 10.1016/j.jth.2014.06.002.
2014 Measuring the Impacts of Bike to Work Day Events for Different Populations
published in Journal of Urban Planning and Development. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)UP.1943-5444.0000239.
2011 Using Inductive Loops to Count Bicycles in Mixed Traffic
published in Journal of Transportation of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, (2)1, pp.39-56.
2010 Neighborhood Handbook for Second Street and the Triangle District Neighborhoods
published in Wroth Urbanists, Sante Fe, New Mexico: http://rwup.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Handbookreading-copy.pdf.