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Garcia, B., Pedestrian Urban Design; Linking Public Transport
Ridership to Environmental Benefits? Urban Affairs Association,
Annual Conference, San Diego, March 16 – 19, 2016.

Garcia, B., Wicked Cities and Meandering Paths to Gentrification.
Association of American Geographers, Annual Meeting, San
Francisco, CA, USA, March 29 – April 2, 2016.

Conference Papers:

Garcia, B., Comparative Urbanism, Ethnography and Site Analysis of Pedestrian Friendly Public Transport Neighborhoods. Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, USA, October 21 – 24, 2015.

Garcia, B., Public Transport Infrastructure as a Comparative Point between North and South America; Overcoming Terminology in Planning Practices in
Los Angeles and Medellin. American Association of Geographers,
Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, April 21 – 25, 2015.

Garcia, B., Land Use Challenges of Urban Transportation Retrofit.
Universities Transport Study Group, Annual Conference, Oxford
University, UK, January 4 2013.

Garcia, B., Usurping the Auto: Challenges for Implementing Public
Transportation in Car Dominated Cities. Sustainability: Concepts and
Materiality Conference, UCL, London, UK, May 18 2012.


Comparative Transport Urbanism and an Ethnographic Exploration of
the Relationship Between Pedestrian Friendly Transport
Neighborhoods and Urban Regeneration. UCL Energy, Society and
People Symposium, May 29, 2015.

Retrofit and Intensification in Polycentric Cities: An Examination of the
Relationships between Land Use, Ridership and the Benefits of
Catalytic Public Transport Projects. UCL Institute of the Americas,
Environment and Urbanism Seminar, Jan 18, 2014.

Mapping New Urban Rail Projects; Pollution, Crime and the
Pedestrian. Transport and City Planning, PhD Seminar Series, UCL
Bartlett School of Planning, December 3 2013.

Projects in Progress: Social Science Methods in Environment and
Transport Research, UCL Energy Institute, Social Science Group
Seminar Series, June 19 2013.

An Examination of the Relationships Between Land Use Adaptation
and the Benefits of Catalytic Transport Projects, Upgrade
Presentation, UCL Bartlett School of Planning, February 27 2013.

Reorganization and Intensification in Large Cities: Comparisons of
Environmental Policy and Catalytic Transport Projects Across Political
Geographies. “Doc Talk”, UCL Bartlett School of Planning, UCL,
December 13 2012.

Panels Chaired:

Grounding Knowledge, Assembling Policies – Urban Development in
the Global South. Session II: Urban Policy Circulations, American
Association of Geographers Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, USA,
April 21 – 25, 2015.

Sessions Facilitated:

International Roundtable for Future Cities, American Planning
Association, Annual Conference, Los Angeles, USA, April 14 – 17,