On June 18, the Bloustein School’s Planning Healthy Communities Initiative (PHCI) will lead an introductory training on Health in All Policies, focusing on how to bring community health and equity into planning processes and decision-making, emerging tools to build capacity for health advancement in planning, and how to support health in all policies.
Adrian Ayala is awarded First Place for the 2021 National American Planning Association’s Transportation Planning Division Student Paper Competition for his paper, Exploring Alternatives to Police-Based Traffic Enforcement and OVercoming their Potential Barriers to Implementation. Adrian will be awarded $1,000 at the Transportation Planning Division’s Annual Business Meeting during the 2021 National Planning Conference in May […]
In an effort to understand how changes in mobility are associated with the spread of the coronavirus, distinguished professor Robert Noland used mobility data from Google correlated with estimates of the effective reproduction rate, a measure of viral infectiousness, in “Mobility and the Effective Reproduction Rate of COVID-19,” published in the Journal of Transport and […]
Bikeshare use in New York City dropped substantially during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, but by summer of 2020 had largely recovered to pre-pandemic levels. The patterns of usage, however, have changed. In “Changes in the Pattern of Bikeshare Usage Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic,” published in the January 2021 issue of Transport […]
A new paper by Bloustein School doctoral candidate Sicheng Wang and Distinguished Professor Robert B. Noland looks at the elasticities of demand for ride-hailing service provider DiDi in Chengdu, China. Ride-hailing is frequently used for social, leisure, and recreational trips to destinations such as retail stores, restaurants, and sports and entertainment facilities. This is […]
Our congratulations to Sicheng Wang, PhD candidate. He was recently awarded the IACP Karen R. Polenske Best Student Paper Award for “What is the elasticity of sharing a ridesourcing trip?”. He is the paper’s lead author, which was written with VTC Director Robert Noland, PhD. The paper is a part of Sicheng’s doctoral dissertation. The International […]
The Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey seeks qualified candidates to fill the Senior Research Specialist position. The center’s research portfolio includes projects that address a broad range of planning and policy topics, including: regional planning, transit-oriented development, bicycle and pedestrian transportation, transit planning, emerging mobility options, human […]
The Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey seeks qualified candidates to fill two project coordinator positions. The center’s research portfolio includes projects that address a broad range of planning and policy topics, including: regional planning, transit-oriented development, bicycle and pedestrian transportation, transit planning, emerging mobility options, human services […]
Ellen O. White is a recipient of the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship. She conducts research on the environmental impacts of transportation infrastructure. Her dissertation research focuses on roadside vegetation management practices as implemented in different state and local contexts, and how these policies may impact the local ecology of the surrounding roadside. Prior to […]
On September 29, the Bloustein School’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University convened a full-day virtual symposium to share information and gather input from sector leaders regarding COVID-19 responses and thoughts on what to expect from the post pandemic world.