Dr Mengqiu Cao

Senior Lecturer

DepartmentArchitecture and Cities
Research groupTransport Studies Research Group
Urban Studies
Centre for Urban Infrastructures

Research outputs

Understanding capabilities, functionings and travel in high and low income neighbourhoods in Manila
Hickman, R., Cao, M., Mella Lira, B., Fillone, A. and Biona, J.B. 2017. Understanding capabilities, functionings and travel in high and low income neighbourhoods in Manila. Social Inclusion. 5 (4), pp. 161-174. doi:10.17645/si.v5i4.1083

Transport emissions in Beijing: A scenario planning approach
Cao, M., Chen, C-L. and Hickman, R. 2017. Transport emissions in Beijing: A scenario planning approach. Proceedings of the ICE - Transport. 170 (2), pp. 65-75. doi:10.1680/jtran.15.00093

Visualising urban gentrification and displacement in Greater London
Zhang, Y., Chapple, K., Cao, M., Dennett, A. and Smith, D. 2019. Visualising urban gentrification and displacement in Greater London. Environment and Planning A. 0 (0), pp. 1-6. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1177/0308518X19880211

Understanding travel and differential capabilities and functionings in Beijing
Cao, M. and Hickman, R. 2019. Understanding travel and differential capabilities and functionings in Beijing. Transport Policy. 83, pp. 46-56. doi:10.1016/j.tranpol.2019.08.006

“I drive outside of peak time to avoid traffic jams—Public transport is not attractive here.” Challenging discourses on travel to the University campus in Manila
Hickman, R., Lopez, N., Cao, M., Mella Lira, B. and Biona, J.B.M. 2018. “I drive outside of peak time to avoid traffic jams—Public transport is not attractive here.” Challenging discourses on travel to the University campus in Manila. Sustainability. 10 (5), p. 1462. doi:10.3390/su10051462

Car dependence and housing affordability: An emerging social deprivation issue in London?
Cao, M. and Hickman, R. 2018. Car dependence and housing affordability: An emerging social deprivation issue in London? Urban Studies. 55 (10), pp. 2088-2105. doi:10.1177/0042098017712682

Banning diesel vehicles in London: Is 2040 too Late?
Shammut, M., Cao, M., Zhang, Y., Papaix, C., Liu, Y. and Gao, X. 2019. Banning diesel vehicles in London: Is 2040 too Late? Energies. 12 (18), p. 3495. doi:10.3390/en12183495

Transport Economics Matters: Applying Economic Principles to Transportation in Great Britain
Spurling, D., Spurling, J. and Cao, M. 2019. Transport Economics Matters: Applying Economic Principles to Transportation in Great Britain. Boca Raton Brown Walker Press.

Urban transport and social inequities in neighbourhoods near underground stations in Greater London
Cao, M. and Hickman, R. 2019. Urban transport and social inequities in neighbourhoods near underground stations in Greater London. Transportation Planning and Technology . 42 (5), pp. 419-441. doi:10.1080/03081060.2019.1609215

The association between urban public transport infrastructure and social equity and spatial accessibility within the urban environment: An investigation of Tramlink in London
Cuthill, N., Cao, M., Liu, Y., Gao, X. and Zhang, Y. 2019. The association between urban public transport infrastructure and social equity and spatial accessibility within the urban environment: An investigation of Tramlink in London. Sustainability. 11 (5), p. 1229. doi:10.3390/su11051229

Public transport accessibility and housing value uplift: Evidence from the Docklands light railway in London
Zhe, S., Cao, M., Han, T. and Hickman, R. 2019. Public transport accessibility and housing value uplift: Evidence from the Docklands light railway in London. Case Studies on Transport Policy. 7 (3), pp. 607-616. doi:10.1016/j.cstp.2019.07.001