Fatih Canıtez is a Research Associate of the Transport Strategy Centre (TSC) at the Centre for Transport Studies within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Imperial College London.
Fatih has considerable industry experience working in performance measurement and management, data analysis, strategy development, project management, business intelligence and business development in urban transport systems. He has led many projects on the design of urban transport systems and the establishment of performance monitoring frameworks. He worked with senior management teams in the urban transport industry to advise them on the performance improvement strategies in a variety of service dimensions including operations, finance, customer service and safety.
Prior to joining TSC, Fatih worked for over seven years at IETT, Istanbul’s public bus operator, in the Department of Strategy Development and assumed various roles as a business analyst, senior performance and reporting officer, and finally, manager of Business Intelligence and Project Management Department. He participated in International Bus Benchmarking Group (IBBG) as a representative of IETT and run all IBBG activities within IETT from 2013 to 2018.
Fatih has a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering with a focus on Performance Measurement and Management in Public Transport Systems. He received his PhD degree in Management Engineering at Istanbul Technical University with a PhD thesis on the institutional aspects of Urban Transport Management, about which he has also published many articles in top-tier journals.
Canitez F, 2019, Transitioning to Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Megacities: A Socio-Technical Transition Perspective, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Vol: 141, Pages: 319-329. | DOI |
Alpkokin P, Black JA, Canitez F, 2019, Agency costs in public transport systems: Net-cost contracting between transport authority and private operators and its impact on passengers, Cities, Vol: 86, Pages: 154-166. | DOI |
Canıtez F, Çelebi D, 2018, Transaction cost economics of procurement models in public transport: An institutional perspective, Research in Transportation Economics, Vol: 69, Pages: 116-125. | DOI |
Canitez F, 2018, Urban public transport systems from new institutional economics perspective: A literature review, Transport Reviews. Vol: 39(4), Pages: 511 - 530 | DOI |
Canitez F, Deveci M, Gokasar I, 2018, WASPAS and TOPSIS based interval type-2 fuzzy MCDM method for the selection of car sharing stations, Sustainable Cities and Society, Vol: 41, Pages: 777-791. | DOI |
Canıtez F, Deveci M, 2018, Adapting EFQM Excellence Model for Public Transport Operators: A Case of IETT, Istanbul's Public Bus Operator, Alphanumeric Journal, Vol: 6(2), Pages: 211-226. | DOI |
Canitez F, Çelebi D, Beyazit E, 2019, Establishing a Metropolitan Transport Authority in Istanbul: A New Institutional Economics Framework for Institutional Change in Urban Transport, Case Studies on Transport Policy, Vol:7(3), Pages: 562-573. | DOI |
Canıtez F, Çelebi D, Deveci M, Kuvvetli Y, 2019. Selecting an optimal contractual payment model for Istanbul's public bus operators using non-linear mathematical programming, Research in Transportation Economics. Vol: 76. | DOI |
Canitez F, 2019. A socio-technical transition framework for introducing cycling in developing megacities: The case of Istanbul, Cities, Vol:94, Pages: 172-185. | DOI |
Canitez F, 2020. Transferring sustainable urban mobility policies: An institutional perspective, Transport Policy, Vol: 90, Pages: 1-12. | DOI |
Canitez F, 2020, Transferring sustainable urban mobility policies: An institutional perspective, Transport Policy, Vol:90, ISSN:0967-070X, Pages:1-12
Canitez F, 2019, A socio-technical transition framework for introducing cycling in developing megacities: The case of Istanbul, Cities, Vol:94, ISSN:0264-2751, Pages:172-185
et al., 2019, Selecting an optimal contractual payment model for Istanbul's public bus operators using non-linear mathematical programming, Research in Transportation Economics, Vol:76, ISSN:0739-8859
Canitez F, 2019, Urban public transport systems from new institutional economics perspective: a literature review, Transport Reviews, Vol:39, ISSN:0144-1647, Pages:511-530
Canitez F, Çelebi D, Beyazit E, 2019, Establishing a metropolitan transport authority in Istanbul: A new institutional economics framework for institutional change in urban transport, Case Studies on Transport Policy, ISSN:2213-624X