The results of this pilot data collection effort provide insights on the potential use of the latest sensor technology and computer vision algorithms to understand travel behavior for new and emerging transportation modes.
Leigh Ann Von Hagen
Delays, Detours, and Diversions: Paths to Fully Executed Safe Routes to School Projects
The research presented in this paper identified promising practices used by those entities that had completed their projects (and had successfully achieved their goals) despite difficulties along the way.
The Evolution of School Siting and its Implications for Active Transportation in New Jersey
The study examines historical changes in the size and location of schools in New Jersey and their relevance to children walking and bicycling to school.
Is it Safe to Walk to School?
This research study reviews literature on risk perception and data from surveys that were distributed to parents throughout six public school in New Jersey.
A Mode Choice Analysis of School Trips in New Jersey
This paper examines the mode choice behavior of children’s travel to school based on surveys conducted at a sample of schools in New Jersey.
Teaching Children about Bicycle Safety: An Evaluation of the New Jersey Bike School Program
An opportunistic study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of two bicycle education programs, the first a more-structured program delivered in a school setting, with no on-road component, and the other a less structured program delivered in a summer camp setting that included an on-road component.
In-School Bicycle Education: Wayside Elementary Case Study
A case study of the success of Wayside bicycle education program.
What do People Want to do Instead of Commuting to Work?
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a sudden shift to working at home. People stopped commuting to their jobs. We fielded two surveys in New Jersey during the pandemic and included questions on what respondents did with time saved from not commuting as well as which...
The End of Speed Traps and Ticket Quotas: Re-framing and Reforming Traffic Cameras to Increase Support
Abstract The U.S. public is skeptical of speed cameras because they are seen as revenue generators. Many cities do indeed raise funds via traffic tickets, although they are primarily issued by police officers, not cameras. Ironically, cameras are poor long-term...
Understanding preferences for bicycling and bicycle infrastructure
Abstract Using survey data collected in New Jersey, we analyze the frequency of bicycling and respondent perceptions of the safety of various bicycling facilities. Data was collected via a mixed-mode survey design, including intercepts, bicycle hangers, flyers in...
Exploring Stress Levels of E-Scooter Riders
Abstract E-scooters are a low-emission and affordable mode of transportation that contributes to environmental and mobility equity goals. The use of e-scooters, however, has resulted in an estimated 70,000 emergency department visits and at least 41 fatalities between...