Dristi Neog


Please contact me anytime to learn more about our department, our degree programs, and our course offerings.


  • B.Arch. SPA, Jawaharal Nehru Technological University, India (2001)
  • MCRP. University of Texas at Arlington (2003)
  • Ph.D. Florida State University (2009)

Courses Taught

Teaching @ Westfield State University.

  • GPS 0101: World Regional Planning

  • GPS 0105: Introduction to Community Planning

  • GPS 0219: Land Use and Resource Planning

  • GPS 0222: Site Planning Studio

  • GPS 0244: Introduction to Geographical Information Systems

  • GPS 0314: Sustainable Transportation / Transportation Geography

  • GPS 0352: Planning for Green Sustainable Cities

  • GPS 0515: City Planning Theories and Applications

Areas of Research

Built Environments and Land Use Dynamics
Public Transportation and Non-Motorized Modes of Travel
Sustainable Cities and Green Buildings


Neog, Dristi and Brown, Jeffrey (2022). Transit Ridership Growth in Small Urbanized Areas: Lessons from Seven US Transit Systems. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, Volume 148 Issue 1.
Mendez, Joel, Wood James, Neog, Dristi and Brown Jeffrey Paying for Public Transport. Chapter 12 (2021). Handbook of Public Transport Research. Edited by Graham Currie. Edward Elgar Publishing.
Dr. Dristi Neog