Jane Bian

Jane Bian

Asst Professor

DAA Addition


DAAP School of Planning - 0016

Professional Summary

Jane (Jiahe) Bian is an Assistant Professor in landscape architecture at the School of Planning at the University of Cincinnati. She is committed to research, design, and education activities to explore and evaluate innovative solutions for enhancing mobility, health, and sustainability in underserved communities. Her research focuses on the intersection of smart mobility and active living.


Ph.D.: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2023 (Urban and regional science)

MLA: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, (Landscape architecture and urban planning)

BE: Tongji University, Shanghai, China, (Landscape architecture)

Positions and Work Experience

- Professional Landscape Architect,


Peer Reviewed Publications

Bian J, Zhong S, Towne S, Lee C, Ory MG, & Li W. (2022. ) Perceived risks of transit use during COVID-19: Correlates and strategies from a case study in El Paso, Texas.Journal of Transport & Health, , More Information

Zhong S, Lee C, Bian J, Towne S, Lee H, Song Y, Li. W, & Ory MG. (2023. ) Environmental and mobility strategies during COVID-19: Insights from an empirical study focusing on park visitations .Health Environments Research & Design, ,

Bian J, Li W, Zhong S, Lee C, Foster M.J, & Ye X. (2021. ) The end-user benefits of smartphone transit apps: a systematic literature review.Transport Reviews, , More Information

Zhong S, Lee C, Foster M. J, & Bian J. (2020. ) Intergenerational communities: A systematic literature review of intergenerational interactions and older adults' health-related outcomes.Social science & medicine, , More Information

Kim J. H., Newman G., Feng H., Merrill J., Park J., & Bian J. (2017. ) Sustainable urbanism for a metropolitan corridor: An evidence-based urban design for Park 10 in Houston, Texas.Landscape architecture frontiers, , More Information

Bian, J., Li, W., & Lee, C. (2023. ) Current practices and emerging trends of transit apps for fixed-route bus services in the US.Journal of Public Transportation , , More Information

Li, X., Rybarczyk, G., Li, W., Usman, M., Bian, J., Chen, A., & Ye, X. (2023. ) How do people perceive driving risks in small towns? A case study in Central Texas. .Accident Analysis & Prevention , , More Information

Usman, M., Li, W., Bian, J., Chen, A., Ye, X., Li, X., Dadashova, B., Lee, C., Lee, K., Rathinam, S., & Ory, M. G. (2023. ) Small and Rural Towns’ Perception of Autonomous Vehicles: Insights from a Survey in Texas.Transportation Planning and Technology, , More Information

Li, W., Bian, J., Lee, C., Bologan, A., Chaspari, T., Calvesbert, T., Masterson, J., Stillisano, J., Wright, K., Shields, S., & Fowler, D. (2023. ) Interdisciplinary and project-based service-learning for smart and connected communities: Insights from ENDEAVR. .Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education , , 12 (2 ) ,

Li, W., Lee, C., Towne, S.D., Jr., Zhong, S., Bian, J., Lee, H., Lee, S., Zhu, X., Noh, Y., Song, Y., & Ory, M. (2024. ) Building Sustainable and Connected Communities by Addressing Public Transportation’s First-Mile Problem: Insights from a Stated Preference Survey in El Paso, Texas.Sustainability, , 16 (5 ) , More Information

Bian, J., Li, W., Chen, A., Usman, M., Ye, X., Li, X., Dadashova, B., Lee, C., & Ory, M. G. (2024. ) Smartphone usage and daily trips: an empirical study of small and rural communities in Texas.Transportation Planning and Technology, , 1-20 More Information