The transportation sector is rapidly changing due to changes in vehicle, communications, and sensor technology. Given these changes, how can universities develop these new technologies to address mobility, accessibilty, energy, environmental, and equity issues?

Projects

Current or recent projects can be found below:

Driver Demographics, Electric Vehicle Ownership,  and Carbon Impacts Study – PI MacArthur (The PSU-BPS Climate Action Collaborative, Bullit Foundation)

Curb Appeal: How to value access to the curb to manage new and emerging modes (unfunded)

Refining GreenSTEP: Impacts of Vehicle Technologies and ITS/Operational Improvements on Travel Speed and Fuel Consumption Curves (Oregon Department of Transportation)

Publications

Blanc, B.; Figliozzi, MA; and Clifton, KJ. 2016. “How Representative of Bicycling Populations Are Smartphone Application Surveys of Travel Behavior?” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2587, 2016, pp. 78–89. http://dx.doi.org/10.3141/2587-10

Bigazzi, A. & Clifton, KJ. “Modeling the effects of congestion on fuel economy for advanced powertrain vehicles,” Transportation Planning & Technology, 38:2, 2015, pp 149-161. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03081060.2014.997449

Zhang, Feng; Shen, Qing, and Clifton, Kelly. “An examination of traveler responses to real-time bus arrival information using panel data,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2082, 2008. pp. 107-115. http://trb.metapress.com/content/76526637h6288458/

Zhang, Feng, Clifton, Kelly J. & Shen, Qing. Chapter 10: “Reexamining ICT Impact on Travel using the 2001 NHTS Data for Baltimore Metropolitan Area,” In Societies & Cities in the Age of Instant Access, Miller, Harvey J. (ed.), Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer, 2007. pp. 153-166.