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Data and Methodological Issues in Assessing Multimodal Transportation Impacts for Urban Development

Kristina Currans
As cities aim to promote sustainable, multimodal growth, existing methods used in development review processes to assess transportation impacts of new development create barriers to achieving the planned results. The reliance upon the existing, predo ... Read More

Evaluation of roadway reallocation projects

Miguel Figliozzi
In the last decade there has been a national trend toward projects that involve roadway space reallocation across modes. Many of these projects may include road diets and are typically very controversial when automobile travel lanes and/or curbside ... Read More

How Do Stressed Workers Make Travel Mode Choices That Are Good For Their Health, Safety, and Productivity?

Liu-Qin Yang
This proposal integrates the perspectives from transportation and psychology research by focusing on the relations between commuting stress, commuting mode choice, and consequences of such choice for commuters' health, travel safety, and work perform ... Read More

Peer-To-Peer Carsharing: Short-term effects on travel behavior in Portland, OR

Jennifer Dill
Nathan McNeil , Steven Howland
Peer-to-peer (P2P) carsharing is a relatively new concept in the U.S. Enabled by recent internet and mobile technology development, P2P carsharing generally involves a facilitating company connecting private vehicle owners to people who are intereste ... Read More

Exploring the positive utility of travel and mode choice

Patrick Singleton
Traditionally, travel is considered a disutility to be minimized, and travel demand is derived from activity demand. Recently, scholars have questioned these axioms, noting that some people may like to travel, use travel time productively, find other ... Read More

Adding Value to GPS Travel Data with New Open-Source Processing Software for Everyone

Jennifer Dill
Researchers and practitioners have a growing interest in using Global Positioning System (GPS) based travel data to augment or even to replace traditional diary-based surveys. GPS data promise improved accuracy and more detailed spatial data. Largely ... Read More

Improving Trip Generation Methods for Livable Communities

Kelly Clifton
Nico Larco
Recent efforts to improve trip generation data available for transportation impact analysis of new development include the collection of multimodal trip generation data, development of models that account for the built environment, and new recommend ... Read More

Exploiting New Data Sources to Quantify Arterial Congestion and Performance Measures at a Regional Scale

Miguel Figliozzi
Robert Bertini
Most urban vehicle miles traveled take place along arterials and collector streets. Arterials and collector streets are also essential to provide accessibility and provide mobility for public transportation fleets; these roadways constitute the back ... Read More

Utilizing Ego-centric Video to Conduct Naturalistic Bicycling Studies

Feng Liu
Miguel Figliozzi , Wu-chi Feng
Bicycling is enjoying a surge in popularity across the USA but bicycle safety continues to remain a challenge. Cyclists (and pedestrians) are the most vulnerable road users since cyclist-vehicle collisions often result in severe injuries and have hig ... Read More

Online Non-motorized Traffic Count Archive

Krista Nordback
Kristin Tufte
Jurisdictions around the country are collecting non-motorized traffic count data, but the lack of a centralized database inhibits data sharing and greatly reduces the utility of this important and growing dataset. Lack of access to count data has led ... Read More

Investigation of Bicycle and Pedestrian Continuous and Short Duration Count Technologies in Oregon

Krista Nordback
Miguel Figliozzi
While motorized traffic counts are systematic and comprehensive, bicycle and pedestrian traffic is often unknown, which results in lack of planning or infrastructure for active transportation modes. Although there are many emerging technologies to co ... Read More

Active Travel Behavior and Spatial-Temporal Land Use Mixing

Steven Gehrke
Urban policies have emphasized the importance of land use mixing as an intervention beholding of lasting planning and public health benefits. Transportation planners have identified potential in efficiency gains achieved by increasing land use mix an ... Read More
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