Department of Geography and Resource Management (GRM), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prof. JIN Ting, Scarlett

Faculty Member

Prof. JIN Ting, Scarlett

Assistant Professor

BSc (Tourism Management) (PolyU)
MPhil (Geography) (CUHK)
PhD (Geography) (Ohio State)
Postdoc (Virginia Tech)

(852) 3943-6638


  • Jin, S. T., Lei, Wang, Sui, D. Z. (2023). How the built environment affects E-scooter sharing link flows: A machine learning approach. Journal of Transport Geography.
  • Zhou, Z., , S. T. (Joint first author), Jiang, J., & Kong, H. (2023). The spatial-temporal evolution of public bike-sharing systems in China: The disruption of dockless bike-sharing emergence. Transactions in Urban Data, Science, and Technology. (accepted)
  • Kong, H., Jin, S. T. (Joint first author), & Sui, D. Z. (2023). Can transportation network companies improve urban air quality? Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment.
  • Jin, S. T., & Sui, D. Z. (2021). Do central state interventions cause urban shrinkage in China? Journal of Urban Affairs, 43(9), 1310-1329.
  • Kong, H., Jin, S. T. (Joint first author), & Sui, D. Z. (2020). Deciphering the relationship between bikesharing and public transit: Modal substitution, integration, and complementation. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 85.
  • Liu, Y.Q., Zhang, Y.P., Jin, S. T., & Liu, Y. (2020). Spatial pattern of leisure activities among residents in Beijing, China: Exploring the impacts of urban environment. Sustainable Cities and Society, 52.
  • Jin, S. T., Kong, H., & Sui, D.Z. (2019). Uber, public transit and urban transportation equity: A case study in New York City. Professional Geographer, 71(2), 315-330.
  • S. T. (2019). How ridesourcing is impacting our cities. Science Trends. Retrieved from
  • Jin, S. T., Kong, H., Wu, R., & Sui, D.Z. (2018). Ridesourcing, the sharing economy, and the future of cities. Cities, 76, 96-104.
  • Kee, G., Wu, Y., Shen, J., & Jin, S.T. (2016). Replacement or dual hub port? A study on the port relationship in the Yangtze River Delta and Pearl River Delta regions (OP35). Shanghai-Hong Kong Development Institute:
  • Jin, S. T., Lin, V. S., & Hung, K. (2014). China’s Generation Y’s expectation on outbound group package tour. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 19(6), 617-644.
  • Shen, J., Yeung, Y., Kee, G., Tong, W., & Jin, S.T. (2013) Challenges, opportunities and strategic responses of logistics SMEs under the National 12th Five-Year Plan (in Chinese). Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies:

Teaching Fields

  • Transport Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Nature-based Tourism
  • Cities of the World

Research interests

  • Shared Mobility
  • Sharing Economy
  • Urban Geography
  • The Future of Work
  • The Social and Urban Impact of Technological Advancement

Services/ Posts

Journal reviewer of Annals of the American Association of Geographers, Journal of Transport Geography, Transportation Research Part D: Transportation and Environment, Journal of Urban Affairs, Transportation, Applied Geography, Applied Energy, Journal of Cleaner Production, Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, Scientific Reports, Transactions in Urban Data, Science, and Technology.
Member, Association of American Geographers (AAG)
Member, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
Member, International Association for China Planning (IACP)


Currently I am recruiting postdoctoral fellow and postgraduate student. Candidates with backgrounds in urban geography, GIS, urban planning, or sociology are welcome to apply.