Ruth L. Steiner

Ruth L. Steiner is currently a Professor in the UF College of Design, Construction and Planning. She became an Assistant Professor in University of Florida’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning in 1996, but actually started serving provisionally in 1994. She is an affiliated faculty for both the Transportation Institute and the School of Natural Resources and Environment. Her research focuses on the coordination of transportation and land use, with a particular focus on planning for all modes of transportation and its impact on communities, the environment, and public health. She has twice received the University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship (2005-2008 and 2017-2020) and the Kermit Sigmon Citizen Participation Award from the Gainesville Urbanized Area Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization.