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PeopleforBikes- Living Lab Evaluation

John MacArthur
Researchers will conduct an evaluation of the Better Bike Share Partnership (BBSP) Living Lab. BBSP provided five organizations in Detroit, Chicago, Cincinnati, Portland and Philadelphia with funding, support and resources to develop best practices a ... Read More

State DOT and Tribal Use of Active Transportation Data: Practices, Sources, Needs, and Gaps (NCHRP 07-31)

Jennifer Dill
Nathan McNeil , Sirisha Kothuri
This project is led by the Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) at Portland State University (PSU), in collaboration with the Institute for Tribal Government (ITG) at PSU, Toole Design Group, the Highway Safety Research Center at Unive ... Read More

Exploring Bike Bus Programs in the United States

John MacArthur
Nathan McNeil
The trip to and from school is made by nearly every child in Oregon every school day. Bike and walk buses, or organized groups of school children, parents, and ride/walk leaders, seek to encourage biking and walking to school. Aside from mitigating s ... Read More

A Research Roadmap for Institutionalizing Transportation Equity (NCHRP 20-123(19))

Aaron Golub
Nathan McNeil
The American Association of State Highway Transportation (AASHTO) Strategic Plan includes a goal of promoting diversity in all AASHTO activities, collaborating with traditional and nontraditional partners to support equity and social justice objectiv ... Read More

Mobility and Accessibility Resilience of Transportation Infrastructures

David Yang
The objective is to address practical challenges related to mobility and accessibility following natural disasters. The anticipated outcome of this project will be to provide actionable insights and solutions that can be implemented in real-world tra ... Read More

E-commerce Impacts on Oregon Household Level Deliveries, Trips, and VMT

Miguel Andres Figliozzi
The last decade saw double-digit growth of e-commerce sales, both in the US and Oregon, which translates to more delivery vehicles on the roads to meet this demand. However, there is no observed data available to determine the net impacts on system u ... Read More

Examining the Geotechnical Earthquake Hazard to Transportation Assets in Oregon and Washington: Characterizing Earthquake-Induced Deformations of Silt Soils

Diane Moug
Critical transportation infrastructure in Washington and Oregon is vulnerable to damage during strong earthquake shaking, including the anticipated magnitude 9 Cascadia Subduction Zone event. A major hazard to transportation infrastructure is the fai ... Read More

Effects of Neighborhood Greenways on Active Transportation Behavior and Perceptions in Portland, Oregon

Jennifer Dill
Nathan McNeil , Katsuya Tanaka
Streets play an important part in the daily lives of most people, serving as vital connections to employment, recreation, socialization and much more. Streets (including sidewalks) also serve as important places in and of themselves, including as loc ... Read More

Framework and Methodology for Risk-Based Bridge and Tunnel Asset Management

David Yang
Arash Khosravifar , Diane Moug , Avinash Unnikrishnan
Bridges and tunnels need to address the daily transportation needs of the traveling public and provide capacity and emergency service before/during/after extreme events. States may achieve the best possible transportation network performance through ... Read More

Understanding Human-centered AI through Data Integration and Analytics

David Yang
Human Centered Artificial Intelligence (HCAI) is an approach to developing and implementing Artificial Intelligence technology applications that focuses on the needs of individuals and communities who utilize these applications. This project intends ... Read More

FORTH Community Carsharing: Ensuring Equitable Access to Electric Transportation

John MacArthur
The Affordable Mobility Platform (AMP) is a nationwide community carsharing program providing electric vehicles to affordable housing locations. Forth Mobility (https://forthmobility.org/) is working with local partners including utilities and co ... Read More

Guide for Addressing Encampments on State Transportation Rights-of-Way (NCHRP 20-129)

Marisa Zapata
John MacArthur , Hau Hagedorn
The number of people experiencing homelessness in the United States has increased in recent years; state transportation rights-of-way (ROWs) are often some of the most accessible areas to set up temporary encampments. This growing trend of encampment ... Read More
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