Dadang Tom Utomo

I am currently a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Architecture, Building, and Planning at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Prior to my doctoral study, I worked as a junior lecturer at the Department of Regional and Urban Planning at Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia, focusing my teaching on urban transport. Inspired by the ever-growing and dynamic discussion about urban informality, my PhD research focuses on indigenous transport practices, especially on the contribution of informal transport actors to urban economy, mobility, and identity.

Recent publication

Utomo, D., Mateo-Babiano, I., & Day, J. (2022). Motivations of informal transport workers: A case study of Banjarmasin’s IWT kelotok drivers. Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies14, 2330–2344.