This report identifies the training needs of the public transportation industry.
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.
Attitudes towards transit-oriented development: Resident experiences and professional
The question addressed here is how, if at all, TOD and TOD-proximate residents’ perceptions of the benefits and shortcomings of TOD are perceived and addressed by professionals involved with TOD planning and development.
Improving Pathways to Transit for Persons with Disabilities
This research study explores, through case study work, efforts that have been effective in improving pathways to transit for persons with disabilities.
Measuring Benefits of Transit Oriented Development
This study provides an overview of the beneficial impacts of transit-oriented development – compact, mixed-use pedestrian land uses within walking distance of transit stations.
Transit-oriented development and the frequency of modal use
The analysis presented here examines the frequency of using these modes of travel for those living in TODs and proximate to a train station versus those living more distantly.
Bicycling to Rail Stations in NJ: 2013 Benchmarking Report
An effort to benchmark the current state of travel by a unique set of travelers, transit riders who travel to stations by bicycle.
Residential Property Valuations near Transit Stations with Transit-Oriented Development
The analysis presented here evaluates the median property valuations surrounding eight transit stations with TOD using residential property valuation data provided by Zillow™, an on-line real estate listing firm.
An Assessment of “Last Mile” Shuttles in New Jersey
The primary objective of this research was to assess the “Last Mile” shuttles in New Jersey.
Residential Property Values and New Jersey Transit Village Program
Econometric analysis of the change in average residential sales price over 9 years finds an association but cannot establish a causal effect.
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...