Inclusive planning to evaluate improved non-emergency medical transportation services for patients with End Stage Renal Disease

Jenny Liu
The objective of the project is to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of non-emergency medical transportation services (NEMT). The first objective of this project was to design a framework that could be used to evaluate the effectiveness and ... Read More

Peak of the Day or the Daily Slog: Commuting and Subjective Well-Being

Oliver Smith
To understand the impact of daily travel on personal and societal well-being, researchers are developing measurement techniques that go beyond satisfaction-based measures of travel. Metrics related Subjective Well-Being (SWB), defined as an evaluatio ... Read More

Participation, Information, and Community Interests within Health Impact Assessments (HIA)

Nicole Iroz-Elardo
Health impact assessment (HIA) has emerged in the U.S. as one promising process to increase social and environmental justice through addressing health equity issues within planning. HIA practice is guided by values such as democracy and equity and gr ... Read More

Integrated Multimodal Transportation, Air Quality, and Livability Corridor Study Phase II

Miguel Figliozzi
Christopher Monsere , Linda George
The Sydney Coordinated Adaptive Traffic System (SCATS) is used to mitigate traffic congestion along urban arterial corridors. Although there has been research on SCATS’ performance, this report combines three different areas of research about SCATS ... Read More

Integrated Multimodal Transportation, Air Quality, and Livability Corridor Study: Measuring, Understanding, and Modeling the Interactions

Miguel Figliozzi
Christopher Monsere , Linda George , Ashley Haire
The Sydney Coordinated Adaptive Traffic System (SCATS) is used to mitigate traffic congestion along urban arterial corridors. Although there has been research on SCATS’ performance, this report combines three different areas of research about SCAT ... Read More

Development of a Model to Predict and Mitigate Environmental and Public Health Impacts of Traffic Flows and Traffic Management Policies in Urban Transportation Microenvironments

Linda George
Christopher Monsere , Miguel Figliozzi
It is well established that vehicles powered by carbon-based fuels (e.g. gasoline, diesel) have a negative impact on air quality, especially in urban centers. Traditionally, air quality conformity studies analyze the macroenvironmental impact of tran ... Read More

Implementation of Active Living Policies by Transportation Agencies and Departments

Jennifer Dill
Deborah Howe
The built environment is an important factor in enabling people of all ages to be physically active on a daily basis whether for recreation or carrying out the tasks of everyday life. The extent to which a community has a system of well-maintained s ... Read More

Active Recreation in Parks: Correlates of Park Design and Facilities for Use and Physical Activity

Lynn Weigand
Current research is examining the link between the built environment and regular physical activity to improve public health. As communities become denser and individual lots become smaller, locally accessible parks will assume more importance as plac ... Read More
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