Thomas, R. (in press) Implications of immigrants’ housing and transportation choices on urban planning: The case of Filipinos in Toronto. Planning Practice & Research.
Thomas, R. and Bertolini, L. (2015) Policy transfer among planners in transit-oriented development. Town Planning Review 86(5) 537–560. DOI: 10.3828/tpr.2015.32
Thomas, R. and Bertolini, L. (2015) Defining critical success factors in TOD implementation using rough set analysis. Journal of Transport and Land Use. DOI: 10.5198/jtlu.2015.513 OPEN ACCESS
Thomas, R. and Bertolini, L. (2014) Beyond the case study dilemma in urban planning: Using a meta-matrix to distil critical success factors in transit-oriented development. Urban Policy and Research 32(2): 219-237. DOI: 10.1080/08111146.2014.882256
Thomas, R. (2013) Viewing immigrants’ housing and neighbourhood choices through the lens of community resilience. Surveys and Perspectives Integrating Environment and Society (S.A.P.I.E.N.S.) 6(1). OPEN ACCESS
Thomas, R. (2013) Resilience and housing choices among Filipino immigrants in Toronto. International Journal of Housing Policy 13(4): 408-432. DOI: 10.1080/14616718.2013.840112
Thomas, R. (2010) “Why can’t we get around?” Travelling under constraints in Metro Vancouver. Canadian Journal of Urban Research 19(1): 89-110.
Thomas, R. (2009) Tomorrow’s transportation demographics: Youth and young adults. Plan Canada 49(4): 22-25.
Thomas, R. (2008) Engaged or disinterested? Youth political and civic participation in Canadian transportation planning. Critical Planning 15(1): 121-139.
Thomas, R. (2002) A city’s sense of snow. Landscape Architecture 92(12): 123-127.
Thomas, R. (2000) Learning from A.E. Bye. Land Forum 2(3): 68-73
Peer-Reviewed Articles Under Consideration
Thomas, R., Pojani, D., Lenferink, S., Bertolini, L., Stead, D. and Van der Krabben, E. Is TOD an easily transferable concept? (Submitted February 2015)
Encyclopedia Entries and Book Reviews
Thomas, R. (in press). The Urban Transport Crisis in Emerging Economies (book review). Journal of Planning Education and Research.
Thomas, R. (2017). Town and Crown: An Illustrated History of Canada’s Capital (book review). Journal of Planning Education and Research. DOI 10.1177/0739456X16688769
Thomas, R. (2015) Changing Lanes: Visions and Histories of urban Freeways (book review). Canadian Journal of Urban Research 24(1): 102-105.
Thomas, R. (2015) Remaking the City Grid (book review). Spacing 36: 60.
Thomas, R. (2014) Tipping Points. In A. C. Michalos (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. Volume 11, 6667-6670.
Thomas, R. (2011) Foundations of Governance: Municipal Government in Canada’s Provinces (book review). Canadian Journal of Urban Research 20(1): 164-166.
Thomas, R. (2011) Resiliency in Housing and Transportation Choices: The Experiences of Filipino Immigrants in Toronto. Ph.D. Dissertation. UBC. Supervisory committee: Penny Gurstein (supervisor), Tom Hutton and Elvin Wyly. Download the Summary here.
Thomas, R. (2007) The Social Travel Patterns of Youth and Young Adults. Masters Thesis. UBC.