Prof. Moshe Givoni

Dep. of Geography and Human Environment

Moshe Givoni is Head of the Transport Research Unit (TRU) and a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Geography and Human Environment, Tel- Aviv University. He is also a Visiting Research Associate at the Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford and an Associate Editor for the journal Transport Reviews. He gained his PhD at the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London and received a Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship which was undertaken at the VU University, Amsterdam.


His research interests are mainly within the field of Transport and Mobility with focus on transport policy and planning; the links between transport and economic development; and transport and the environment. Most of his research is on public transport systems, rail and High-Speed Rail in particular.


Selected Papers:

  • Givoni, M., & Chen, X. (2017). Airline and railway disintegration in China: the case of Shanghai Hongqiao Integrated Transport Hub. Transportation Letters, 1-13.
  • Givoni, M. (2017). Assessing core-periphery relation through travel patterns-The case of Israel. Research in Transportation Economics, 63, 73-85.
  • Shliselberg, R., & Givoni, M. (2017). Motility as a policy objective. Transport Reviews, 1-19.
  • Givoni, M., & Perl, A. (2017). Rethinking Transport Infrastructure Planning to Extend Its Value over Time. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 0739456X17741196.
  • Givoni M., and Rietveld P. (2014) Do cities deserve more railway stations? The choice of a departure railway station in a multiple-station region. Journal of Transport Geography, 36: 89-97.
  • Givoni M., Macmillen J., Banister D., Feitelson E. (2013) From policy measures to policy packaging. Transport Reviews, 33(1): 1-20.
  • Givoni, M. and Rietveld P. (2009) Airlines’ choice of aircraft size – explanations and implications. Transportation Research Part A, 43(5): 500-510.
  • Givoni, M. (2006) The development and impact of the modern High Speed Train. Transport Reviews, 26(5): 593-612.




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