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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

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

Evaluation of an Eco-driving Intervention: Changing Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior by Means of Supervisor Support

Donald Truxillo
John MacArthur , Leslie Hammer , Talya N. Bauer
Past eco-driving research has looked at the effectiveness of various eco-driving programs, but the role supervisor and organizational support have remained unexamined. This is unfortunate, as support from the supervisor and the organization have cons ... Read More

Planning ahead for livable communities along the Powell-Division BRT: neighborhood conditions and change

Lisa Bates
Aaron Golub
New transit investments can be a double-edged sword for disadvantaged communities (e.g. those included in environmental justice and Title VI potected classes). Transit investments improve community’s mobility and access and may improve health with ... Read More

Transportation Cost Index: A Comprehensive Performance Measure for Transportation and Land Use Systems and its Application in OR, FL, and UT

Liming Wang
Jenny Liu
MAP-21 and state laws are placing increasing emphasis on using comprehensive transportation performance measures that include mobility, safety, economy, livability, equity, and environmental to guide transportation decision-making. One of the toughes ... 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

Impact of Bike Facilities on Residential Property Prices

Jenny Liu
Wei Shi
As many cities are investing in street improvement or transportation infrastructure upgrade projects to provide better bike access or more complete bike networks, the economic value of bike infrastructure and bike facilities remains an area where man ... Read More

Encouraging Low-Income Households to Make Location-Efficient Housing Choices

Andree Tremoulet
The purpose of this project is to develop and evaluate tools to assist Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program participants in the Portland, OR, metro region with considering transportation needs and options when making decisions about where to live. Th ... Read More

Vehicle acquisition and disposal/ Multi-modal Household Vehicle Fleets and Residential Location Choices

Roger Chen
Vehicle availability significantly affects household travel behaviors and consequently affects the requirements for modeling and forecasting of household travel decisions under future or alternative scenarios. Household vehicle fleets are not acquire ... Read More

Understanding Market Segments for Current and Future Residential Location and Travel Choices

Kelly Clifton
Jenny Liu , Roger Chen
This project aims to examine the connections between residential location choices and travel at the household level with an emphasis on identifying current residents' preferences for their future housing, neighborhood and transportation choices (coll ... Read More

Continuous Data Integration for Land Use and Transportation Planning and Modeling

Liming Wang
Since the 1990s, federal legislation and local and state politics have changed the landscape for metropolitan planning of land use and transportation, and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) are scrambling to react. There is an urgent need for ... Read More
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