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Ms M.A. (Meredith) Glaser MPhil

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
GPIO : Urban Planning
Photographer: Amsterdam Cycle Chic

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number:B4.12
Postal address
  • Postbus 15629
    1001 NC Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile

    As a PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam, Ms. Glaser's research focuses on policy innovation, knowledge transfer, and capacity building for accelerated implementation of sustainable transport goals. Her research has been published in several academic journals and she has given expert comment for numerous media articles. She has also acquired and manages the academic output for European projects (CYCLEWALK and HANDSHAKE), co-directs the summer program Planning the Cycling City, and has contributed to development and production of the massive online open course Unraveling the Cycling City

    Prior to joining the UvA, Meredith has been involved in urban strategy and sustainable mobility policy transfer and consulting for nearly 10 years. She is originally from California and holds Masters degrees in city planning and public health from the University of California Berkeley. 

  • Books

    Karssenberg, H., Laven, J., Glaser, M., & Van't Hoff, M. (Eds.). (2016). The City at Eye Level: Lessons for Street Plinths: 2nd & extended edition. Eburon Uitgeverij BV. (Download available at www.thecityateyelevel.com)

    Glaser, M., Van't Hoff, M., Karssenberg, H., Van Teeffelen, J., & Laven, J. (Eds.). (2012). The City at Eye Level: Lessons for Street Plinths. Eburon Uitgeverij BV. (Download available at www.thecityateyelevel.com)

     

  • Publications

    2021

    2020

    2019

    2017

    2019

    2019

    • Glaser, M. A. (2019). Learning how to ride: Building governance capacity for cycling through experience and negotiation. Abstract from Cycling Research Board, Delft, Netherlands.

    2017

    • Glaser, M. A., & te Brommelstroet, M. C. G. (2017). Shutting off the lights: Disruptions in everyday mobility practice as a lens for analysing cyclist behaviour. Abstract from Scientists for Cycling, .
    • te Brommelstroet, M. C. G., & Glaser, M. A. (2017). Op een (oude) fiets moet je het leren: Een auto-etnografische analyse van het leerproces bij ‘policy transfer. Paper presented at Colloquium Vervoersplanologisch Speurwerk, Ghent, Belgium.

    2015

    • Glaser, M. A., te Brömmelstroet, M. C. G., & Hermansen, B. (2015). Planning the cycling city: Understanding learning profiles for professional and student groups. Paper presented at 12th Cycling and Society Research Symposium, .

    Media appearance

    • Glaser, M. (10-05-2021). How cycling has changed gear thanks to Covid-19 in major European cities [Web] Franceinfo.fr. How cycling has changed gear thanks to Covid-19 in major European cities.
    • Glaser, M. (06-04-2021). Highway-Auto-Petroleum Complex Will Fight Secretary Pete’s People-First Transport Plans, Say Academics [Web] Forbes. Highway-Auto-Petroleum Complex Will Fight Secretary Pete’s People-First Transport Plans, Say Academics.
    • Glaser, M. (24-12-2020). How can you become a sustainable change agent within your city? [Web] EIT Urban Mobility - YouTube Channel. How can you become a sustainable change agent within your city?.
    • Glaser, M. (17-11-2020). This Is Our Chance to Reclaim Cities from Cars [Print] Outside Magazine. This Is Our Chance to Reclaim Cities from Cars.
    • Glaser, M. (07-08-2020). Lessons from Amsterdam as the world welcomes a bike boom [Web] Joyride. Lessons from Amsterdam as the world welcomes a bike boom.
    • Glaser, M. (29-06-2020). How COVID-19 could reshape city design [Web] Apolitico. How COVID-19 could reshape city design.
    • Glaser, M. (06-08-2019). Op-Ed: Want Safe, Bikeable Streets? Get Rid of Free Parking, as Amsterdam Did [Web] Streetsblog NYC. Op-Ed: Want Safe, Bikeable Streets? Get Rid of Free Parking, as Amsterdam Did.
    • Glaser, M. (14-06-2019). Bicycle Architecture Biennale Showcases World's Wow-Factor Cycling Infrastructure [Web] Forbes. Bicycle Architecture Biennale Showcases World's Wow-Factor Cycling Infrastructure.
    • Glaser, M. (21-03-2019). Cyclesnake-Style Bridge Planned For Stockport As Part Of Bee Network Proposals [Web] Forbes. Cyclesnake-Style Bridge Planned For Stockport As Part Of Bee Network Proposals.
    • Glaser, M. A. (21-12-2018). The Netherlands is paying people to cycle CNN Travel. The Netherlands is paying people to cycle.
    • Glaser, M. (22-09-2017). What happens if you turn off the traffic lights? [Web] The Guardian. What happens if you turn off the traffic lights?.

    Talk / presentation

    • Glaser, M. (speaker) (28-1-2021). Quality criteria for developing cycling infrastructure, INTERREG.
    • Glaser, M. (speaker) (24-11-2020). On Your Left!: The transformative power of eCargo bikes in your community’s vehicle fleet, League of American Bicyclists.

    2020

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  • Ancillary activities
    • M.A.G. Planning Company
      Trainings, adviseur, communicatie