Current research projects include:

  • Spatial (and temporal) analyses of access to healthy food
  • Urban transportation and accessibility issues
  • Spatial differences in time use
  • Spatiotemporal access to primary care, pharmacies, and other health facilities

Current methodologies used:

  • Spatiotemporal analyses using GPS traces
  • Spatial Statistics
  • Optimization Modeling
  • Network Analysis
  • Agent-based Models/System Dynamics Models

Michael Widener @ the Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto