David Vale


David Vale has a bachelor in Geography and Regional Planning (FCSH-UNL), a MsC in Geographic Information Systems (IST-UL) and a PhD in Architecture, Planning and Landscape (Newcastle University).

He is currently an associate professor in Lisbon School of Architecture, University of Lisbon, where he teaches Urban Geography, Road Systems and Transport, Geographic Information Systems and Contemporary Urban Challenges.

His research is focused on urban and regional planning, specially in what concerns the integration of land use and transport, transit-oriented development (TOD), walkability, bikeability and accessibility measurement, and the relationships between the built environment and mobility patterns, physical activity and health.