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Revisiting TODs: How Subsequent Development Affects the Travel Behavior of Residents in Existing Transit-Oriented Developments

Nathan McNeil
Jennifer Dill
Portland State University has worked with the Portland Metro regional government periodically since 2005 to survey occupants of buildings for which developers had received funding from Metro’s Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Program. The TOD pro ... Read More

Understanding Economic and Business Impacts of Street Improvements for Bicycle and Pedestrian Mobility - A Multi-City Multi-Approach Exploration

Jenny Liu
Jennifer Dill
Many cities across the country, as part of Complete Streets initiatives or to promote community livability and environmental sustainability, have engaged in street improvement or transportation infrastructure upgrade projects that increase access and ... Read More

Incorporate Emerging Travel Modes in the Regional Strategic Planning Model (RSPM) Tool

Liming Wang
Jennifer Dill , Kelly Clifton
Performance-based planning helps local and state decision makers to understand the potential impacts of policy decisions, supporting cost-effective investments and policy choices that can help achieve policy goals. In addition, it can enable monitor ... Read More

FTA Manual on Pedestrian and Bicycle Connections to Transit

Jennifer Dill
Nathan McNeil
This manual provides a compendium of best practices to help transit and other transportation professionals improve pedestrian and bicycle safety and access to transit, including information on evaluating, planning for, and implementing improvements t ... Read More

Pedestrian Observation and Data Collection Curriculum

Jennifer Dill
The purpose of this project is to develop two class exercises suitable for undergraduate and/or graduate students in courses related to travel behavior, traffic safety, urban planning and design, or civil engineering. Initially, this project will foc ... Read More

Evaluating Efforts to Improve the Equity of Bike Share Systems

Nathan McNeil
John MacArthur , Jennifer Dill
BREAKING BARRIERS TO BIKE SHARE: Insights on Equity. Public bike share systems have rapidly expanded across the United States in recent years. However, there is evidence that significant portions of the population are underrepresented among bike s ... 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

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

Evaluation of Electric Bike Use at Three Kaiser Permanente NW Employment Centers in Portland Metro Region

John MacArthur
Jennifer Dill
Oregon, and Portland in particular, is internationally known for its love for bikes. Not only does the region have some of the highest bike ridership but the Oregon bike manufacturing industry is quickly growing. Oregon’s electric bike (e-bike) mar ... Read More

Understanding Types of Cyclists Nationally

Jennifer Dill
Nathan McNeil
Transportation professionals who are developing plans and projects that aim to change people’s travel behavior – such as getting more people to bicycle – need to understand the people they are targeting. To do so, planners and researchers have ... Read More

Status and Needs for Public Transportation in Oregon

Jennifer Dill
Margaret Neal , John MacArthur
Status and Needs for Public Transportation in Oregon: sponsored by ODOT ... Read More

Online Implementation Resource of Innovative Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities (IBPI)

Jennifer Dill
Online Implementation Resource of Innovative Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities sponsored by Summit Foundation IBPI: Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation ... Read More
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