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|The End of Speed Traps and Ticket Quotas: Re-framing and Reforming Traffic Cameras to Increase Support||2022||Research, Transportation Systems Planning||Kelcie Ralph|
This survey of the U.S. public shows concerns about revenue are associated with greater opposition to cameras and greater distrust of the government.
|Understanding preferences for bicycling and bicycle infrastructure||2022||Public Transportation, Research||Maria Luz Laham, Robert B. Noland, Sicheng Wang|
Using survey data collected in New Jersey, we analyze the frequency of bicycling and respondent perceptions of the safety of various bicycling facilities.
|transit research||maria-luz-laham robert-b-noland sicheng-wang|
|Exploring Stress Levels of E-Scooter Riders||2022||Active Transportation, Equitable Mobility, Health & Safety, Innovation, Reports||Clinton Andrews, Hannah Younes, Leigh Ann Von Hagen, Robert B. Noland, Wenwen Zhang|
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.
|active equity healthy-safety innovation reports||clinton-andrews hannah-younes leigh-ann-von-hagen robert-b-noland wenwen-zhang|
|Public Views on the Reallocation of Street Space Due to COVID-19||2022||COVID-19, Innovation, Planning, Transportation & Land Use||Evan Iacobucci, Robert B. Noland, Wenwen Zhang|
We suggest that the current groundswell of support for street changes represents a rare opportunity to implement street design changes that support pedestrians and outdoor activities.
|covid innovation planning land-use||evan-iacobucci robert-b-noland wenwen-zhang|
|Browsing for food: Will COVID-induced on-line grocery delivery persist?||2022||COVID-19, Health & Safety||Hannah Younes, Robert B. Noland, Wenwen Zhang|
We analyze factors associated with the decision to grocery shop online and whether this will persist post-COVID using data collected via a representative online panel.
|covid healthy-safety||hannah-younes robert-b-noland wenwen-zhang|
|Trip deprivation among older adults in the context of the capability approach||2022||Public Transportation||Devajyoti Deka|
Trip deprivation can legitimately reflect both functioning and capability when deprivation is carefully defined.
|Self-perception and General Perception of the Safety Impact of Autonomous Vehicles on Pedestrians, Bicyclists, and People with Ambulatory Disability||2021||Active Transportation, Health & Safety, Innovation||Devajyoti Deka|
Using data from a statewide random-digit-dialing telephone survey of 1,001 adults, this paper examines how New Jersey residents perceive the safety impact of AVs on pedestrians, bicyclists, and people with ambulatory disability.
|active healthy-safety innovation||devajyoti-deka|
|Environmental Justice, Transport Justice, and Mobility Justice||2021||Equitable Mobility, Research, Sustainability & Environment||Devajyoti Deka|
This article explores three concepts of justice in transportation: environmental justice (EJ), transport justice (TJ), and mobility justice (MJ).
|equity research sustainability||devajyoti-deka|
|Staying at Home Is a Privilege: Evidence from Fine-Grained Mobile Phone Location Data in the United States during the COVID-19 Pandemic||2021||COVID-19, Finance & Economics||Hanxue Wei, Junyu Lu, Sicheng Wang, Song Gao, Xiao Huang, Zhewei Liu|
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has exposed and, to some degree, exacerbated social inequity in the United States.
|covid finance-economics||hanxue-wei junyu-lu sicheng-wang song-gao xiao-huang zhewei-liu|
|Identifying Current and Future Training Needs of the Public Transportation Industry||2021||Engagement, News, Public Transportation, Training||Andrea Lubin, Robert B. Noland, Stephanie DiPetrillo|
This report identifies the training needs of the public transportation industry.
|engagement news transit training||andrea-lubin robert-b-noland stephanie-dipetrillo|
|Understanding How Changes in Mobility Affect the Spread of Coronavirus||2021||COVID-19, News, Research||Robert B. Noland|
In an effort to understand how changes in mobility are associated with the spread of the coronavirus, mobility data from Google correlated with estimates of the effective reproduction rate, a measure of viral infectiousness.
|covid news research||robert-b-noland|
|Bikeshare Usage Change in New York City Due to COVID-19 Pandemic||2021||Active Transportation, COVID-19, News||Haoyun Wang, Robert B. Noland|
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.
|active covid news||haoyun-wang robert-b-noland|
|Research: Variation in ride-hailing trips in Chengdu, China||2021||Finance & Economics, News, Transportation & Land Use, Transportation Systems Planning||Robert B. Noland, Sicheng Wang|
A new paper looks at the elasticities of demand for ride-hailing service provider DiDi in Chengdu, China.
|finance-economics news land-use transportation-systems-planning||robert-b-noland sicheng-wang|
|Predicting transit mode choice of New Jersey workers commuting to New York City from a stated preference survey||2021||Active Transportation, Public Transportation, Transportation Systems Planning||Devajyoti Deka, Jon Carnegie|
This study examines transit mode choice preferences of New Jersey commuters traveling to New York City with the objective of assisting trans-Hudson ferry service planning on the basis of variables significantly affecting mode choice.
|active transit transportation-systems-planning||devajyoti-deka jon-carnegie|
|The Effect of Pre-Post Differences in Walking, Health and Weight on Retirees’ Long-Term Quality of Life||2020||Health & Safety||Devajyoti Deka|
This research examined the effect of pre-post differences in walking duration, health, and weight on retirees’ long-term quality of life (QoL).
|Does the pathway to transportation walking for older adults run through recreational walking?||2020||Health & Safety||Charles Brown, Devajyoti Deka|
Although a number of recent studies have addressed walking by older adults, many have aggregated recreational and transportation walking into overall physical activity, whereas many others have exclusively focused on recreational walking.
|Practices for Online Public Involvement||2019||Innovation||Miriam Salerno, Sarah Tomasello, Trish Sanchez|
Current state of practice for online public involvement tools used by state Depts. of Transportation and additional areas of research needed based on information gathered from a literature review and survey of state DOTs.
|innovation||miriam-salerno sarah-tomasello trish-sanchez|
|Trip patterns and revenue of shared e-scooters in Louisville, Kentucky||2019||Active Transportation, Innovation, News||Robert B. Noland|
Data on shared e-scooters in Louisville, Kentucky are analyzed.
|active innovation news||robert-b-noland|
|A comparison of the personal and neighborhood characteristics associated with ridesourcing, transit use and driving with NHTS||2019||Active Transportation, Transportation Systems Planning||Da Fei, Devajyoti Deka|
The opportunity to conduct an overarching national study to examine the characteristics of ridesourcing users and their neighborhoods was absent until the 2017 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) dataset was released in 2018.
|active transportation-systems-planning||da-fei devajyoti-deka|
|Disentangling the role of cars and transit in employment and labor earnings||2018||Active Transportation, Equitable Mobility, Finance & Economics||Michael J. Smart, Nicholas J. Klein|
In this article, Professor Smart and Nicholas Klein (Bloustein PhD, 2014) find that having a car helps Americans find jobs, keep those jobs over time, and move up the economic ladder.
|active equity finance-economics||michael-j-smart nicholas-j-klein|
|Are millennials moving to more urbanized and transit-oriented counties?||2018||Finance & Economics, Transportation & Land Use||Devajyoti Deka|
Recent studies show that two distinct narratives have emerged about the millennials’ behavior, attitudes, and preferences regarding their choice of residence and transportation.
|Exploration of the effect of violent crime on recreational and transportation walking by path and structural equation models||2018||Health & Safety||Charles Brown, Devajyoti Deka, James Sinclair|
To examine how violent crime affects people’s recreational and transportation walking duration in daytime and after dark on a typical day.
|healthy-safety||charles-brown devajyoti-deka james-sinclair|
|Exploration of millennials’ perception of spending on cities, mass transit, and highways||2018||Finance & Economics, Public Transportation||Devajyoti Deka|
This study compares the perception of millennials with the perception of older generations regarding public spending on cities, mass transit, and highways in the US national context.
|Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation: Biking for All?||2018||Active Transportation||Devajyoti Deka|
The review commends the editors and chapter authors for emphasizing the importance of equity in bicycle planning and discusses the difficulties in implementing equity in transportation planning generally.
|Remembrance of Cars and Buses Past||2017||Public Transportation, Transportation Systems Planning||Michael J. Smart, Nicholas J. Klein|
This research suggests a long-term benefit for encouraging transit at younger ages to foster a “transit habit.”
|transit transportation-systems-planning||michael-j-smart nicholas-j-klein|
|Has the Great Recession and its Aftermath Reduced Traffic Fatalities?||2017||Health & Safety, Planning||Robert B. Noland, Yuhan Zhou|
An analysis of state-level data from 1984 to 2014 provides evidence on the relationship between economic recessions and US traffic fatalities.
|healthy-safety planning||robert-b-noland yuhan-zhou|
|A rejoinder to the critique of “Costs and Benefits of a Road Diet Conversion”||2017||Planning, Policy, Research, Transportation & Land Use||Robert B. Noland|
A response to the six points made by Le Vine and conclude with a brief critique of existing practice.
|planning policy research land-use||robert-b-noland|
|Achieving mobility access for older adults through group travel instruction||2017||Active Transportation, Equitable Mobility, Public Transportation||Andrea Lubin, Karen Alexander|
For many older adults accessible public transportation can be a viable transport option provided they are aware of and familiar with available transit services, trip planning, and how to safely and independently utilize transit systems. Findings are presented from a group travel instruction program piloted with older adults in New Jersey that encompassed classroom training and a field trip.
|active equity transit||andrea-lubin karen-alexander|
|Delays, Detours, and Diversions: Paths to Fully Executed Safe Routes to School Projects||2017||Active Transportation, Engagement, Equitable Mobility, Health & Safety||Leigh Ann Von Hagen, Sean Meehan, Stephanie DiPetrillo|
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.
|active engagement equity healthy-safety||leigh-ann-von-hagen sean-meehan stephanie-dipetrillo|
|An Evaluation of Transit Procurement Training||2017||Public Transportation, Training||Marc D. Weiner, Nicholas J. Klein, Orin D. Puniello, Robert B. Noland|
We evaluated a training course called “Orientation to Transit Procurement”, designed and conducted by the National Transit Institute.
|transit training||marc-d-weiner nicholas-j-klein orin-d-puniello robert-b-noland|
|Attitudes towards transit-oriented development: Resident experiences and professional||2017||Planning, Policy, Public Transportation, Research, Transportation & Land Use||Andrew I.Kay, Marc D. Weiner, Robert B. Noland, Stephanie DiPetrillo|
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.
|planning policy transit research land-use||andrew-i-kay marc-d-weiner robert-b-noland stephanie-dipetrillo|
|The effect of mobility loss and car ownership on the feeling of depression, happiness, and loneliness||2017||Active Transportation, Equitable Mobility, Health & Safety||Devajyoti Deka|
With the conjecture that mobility is affected by both personal impairments and automobile access, this paper examined how difficulty walking, difficulty climbing stairs, and automobile ownership affect subjective wellbeing.
|active equity healthy-safety||devajyoti-deka|
|Impacts of standardizing school start time on children and household workers – An examination with NHTS data||2017||Active Transportation, Policy, Research||Devajyoti Deka|
Using data from the 2009 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS), this paper examines the potential impacts of nationally standardizing school start time at 8:30 AM with a focus on household members who give children rides to/from school and their travel patterns before and after escorting children.
|active policy research||devajyoti-deka|
|Benchmarking Gentrification near Commuter Rail Stations in New Jersey||2016||Active Transportation, Equitable Mobility, Policy, Public Transportation, Research, Transportation & Land Use||Devajyoti Deka|
The study sets benchmarks for current population characteristics of the areas near commuter rail stations in New Jersey and compares changes of the characteristics between 1990 and 2013 by using the Geolytics Neighborhood Change Database.
|active equity policy transit research land-use||devajyoti-deka|
|What do Planning Professionals, Police and Pedestrians in General Think about Distracted Driving and Walking?||2016||Active Transportation, Planning||Charles Brown, Devajyoti Deka|
Issues that relate to distracted driving and walking are discussed by presenting results from a survey of planning professionals, police officers, and pedestrians in New Jersey.
|active planning||charles-brown devajyoti-deka|
|Improving Pathways to Transit for Persons with Disabilities||2016||Equitable Mobility, Policy, Public Transportation||Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Andrea Lubin, Carla Salehian, Kristine Williams, Stephanie DiPetrillo, Stephen Gibson, Theodore Trent Green|
This research study explores, through case study work, efforts that have been effective in improving pathways to transit for persons with disabilities.
|equity policy transit||anastasia-loukaitou-sideris andrea-lubin carla-salehian kristine-williams stephanie-dipetrillo stephen-gibson theodore-trent-green|
|Travel Patterns, Needs, and Barriers of Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Report from a Survey||2016||Active Transportation, Research||Andrea Lubin, Devajyoti Deka|
To bridge the existing information gap, this paper provides results from a recent survey that focused exclusively on adults with ASD in New Jersey to learn about their travel patterns, the importance of the various types of trips they make, and the barriers they encounter regarding the use of different transportation modes.
|active research||andrea-lubin devajyoti-deka|
|Transportation Issues of Adults on the Autism Spectrum: Findings from Focus Group Discussions||2016||Active Transportation, Equitable Mobility, Public Transportation, Research||Andrea Lubin|
This paper presents the findings from a series of focus groups conducted in New Jersey with adults with ASD and their parents or guardians.
|active equity transit research||andrea-lubin|
|Economic Impacts of Rail Transit on Recreational Shore Communities – The Case of the North Jersey Coast Line||2015||Active Transportation, Finance & Economics, Public Transportation||Devajyoti Deka, Maia de la Calle, Michael Lahr, Thomas Marchwinski|
This study estimated the impact of spending by North Jersey Coast Line (NJCL) riders during summer weekends on the economies of the Jersey Shore communities known for beach-oriented recreational activities.
|active finance-economics transit||devajyoti-deka maia-de-la-calle michael-lahr thomas-marchwinski|
|Relationship Between Households’ Housing and Transportation Expenditures Examination from Lifestyle Perspective||2015||Finance & Economics, Research||Devajyoti Deka|
With the use of U.S. Consumer Expenditure Survey data, this study made an effort to bridge the gap in the existing knowledge base through an examination of the relationship between household expenditures on housing and overall transportation.
|Detour to the Right Place: A Study with Recommendations for Addressing the Transportation Needs and Barriers of Adults on the Autism Spectrum in New Jersey||2015||News||Andrea Lubin, Cecilia Feeley, Devajyoti Deka, Melanie McGackin|
Explores and documents transportation needs and barriers of NJ adults on the Autism spectrum.
|news||andrea-lubin cecilia-feeley devajyoti-deka melanie-mcgackin|
|A Longitudinal Analysis of Cars, Transit, and Employment Outcomes||2015||News, Public Transportation, Reports||Michael J. Smart, Nicholas J. Klein|
This report improves on existing data by analyzing groups that have variable access to automobiles – poor families, immigrants, and people of color.
|news transit reports||michael-j-smart nicholas-j-klein|
|Factors Associated with Disability Paratransit’s Travel Time Reliability||2015||Equitable Mobility, Planning, Research||Devajyoti Deka|
This paper identifies some of the characteristics of trips and pick-up and drop-off locations that are associated with paratransit’s travel time reliability.
|equity planning research||devajyoti-deka|
|The Social Context of Travel||2015||Active Transportation, News, Public Transportation, Research, Transportation & Land Use||Michael J. Smart, Nicholas J. Klein|
The authors examine how the social context of a neighborhood can influence activity and travel patterns of those living in “neighborhoods of affinity,” where members of a group with strong social ties live and work.
|active news transit research land-use||michael-j-smart nicholas-j-klein|
|The Evolution of School Siting and its Implications for Active Transportation in New Jersey||2015||Active Transportation, Planning, Transportation & Land Use||Devajyoti Deka, Leigh Ann Von Hagen|
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.
|active planning land-use||devajyoti-deka leigh-ann-von-hagen|
|Measuring Benefits of Transit Oriented Development||2015||Reports, Transportation & Land Use||Kaan Ozbay, Robert B. Noland, Shri Iyer, Stephanie DiPetrillo|
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.
|reports land-use||kaan-ozbay robert-b-noland shri-iyer stephanie-dipetrillo|
|Transit-oriented development and the frequency of modal use||2015||Active Transportation, Public Transportation, Transportation & Land Use||Robert B. Noland, Stephanie DiPetrillo|
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.
|active transit land-use||robert-b-noland stephanie-dipetrillo|
|NJ SRTS Program Update Report (June 2014)||2015||Active Transportation, Reports||SRTS|
The New Jersey Safe Routes to School Program: A Review of Three Years of Services, Training, Research, Outreach and Technical Assistance
|Bicycling to Rail Stations in NJ: 2013 Benchmarking Report||2015||Active Transportation||Andrew Kay, Betsey Harvey, BPRC, Charles Brown, Devajyoti Deka, Stephanie DiPetrillo|
An effort to benchmark the current state of travel by a unique set of travelers, transit riders who travel to stations by bicycle.
|active||andrew-kay betsey-harvey bprc charles-brown devajyoti-deka stephanie-dipetrillo|
|Gay Men Travel Shorter Distances than the Average Person||2015||Equitable Mobility, News||Michael J. Smart, Nicholas J. Klein|
Gay men living in gay neighborhoods travel much shorter distances on average than their straight next-door neighbors do.
|equity news||michael-j-smart nicholas-j-klein|
|Costs and Benefits of a Road Diet for Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, NJ||2015||Health & Safety, News||Charles Brown, Dong Gao, Eric J. Gonzales, Glenn Patterson, Robert B. Noland|
The analysis presented here is of a candidate road diet conversion site, Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, New Jersey, an oversized arterial corridor accessing the center of the city.
|healthy-safety news||charles-brown dong-gao eric-j-gonzales glenn-patterson robert-b-noland|
|NJ Crossing Guard Training Program Summary Report||2015||Active Transportation||SRTS|
Research on crossing guard training in New Jersey and developing a uniform statewide Crossing Guard Training Program.
|Is it Safe to Walk to School?||2015||Active Transportation||Catherine Bull, Leigh Ann Von Hagen, Shannon Sweeney, SRTS|
This research study reviews literature on risk perception and data from surveys that were distributed to parents throughout six public school in New Jersey.
|active||catherine-bull leigh-ann-von-hagen shannon-sweeney srts|
|NJ Safe Routes Strategic Plans||2015||Active Transportation||SRTS|
New Jersey launched a new strategic planning process in late 2011 to revisit and revise the SRTS Program’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives and, where necessary, align SRTS with the measures to gauge program performance.
|Flexible Design Of New Jersey’s Main Streets||2015||Active Transportation, Transportation Systems Planning||VTC|
This 2002 report provides an investigation of possible changes in design standards for highways passing through New Jersey communities.
|A Mode Choice Analysis of School Trips in New Jersey||2014||Active Transportation, Research||Leigh Ann Von Hagen, Robert B. Noland|
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.
|active research||leigh-ann-von-hagen robert-b-noland|
|Generators of Paratransit Trips by Persons with Disabilities||2014||Equitable Mobility||Devajyoti Deka|
This study attempts to identify the generators of paratransit trips beginning and ending at clients’ homes and away from home.
|Residential Property Valuations near Transit Stations with Transit-Oriented Development||2014||Active Transportation, Planning, Public Transportation, Transportation & Land Use||Robert B. Noland, Stephanie DiPetrillo|
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.
|active planning transit land-use||robert-b-noland stephanie-dipetrillo|
|The Role of Household Members in Transporting Adults with Disabilities in the United States||2014||Active Transportation, Equitable Mobility|
This study examines the role of household members in transporting persons with disabilities in contemporary America.
|The Living, Moving and Travel Behaviour of the Growing American Solo: Implications for Cities||2014||Research, Transportation & Land Use||Devajyoti Deka|
This study identifies the distinctive dwelling, moving and travel characteristics of the American solo households, and examines the reasons for their attraction to cities.
|An Exploration of the Environmental and Rider Characteristics Associated with Disability Paratransit Trip Delay||2014||Active Transportation, Equitable Mobility, Public Transportation, Research||Devajyoti Deka|
This study examines how performance measures are associated with local environmental characteristics such as density and the characteristics of the trip makers.
|active equity transit research||devajyoti-deka|
|NJ Bicycle & Pedestrian Resource Center Bicycling Benchmarking Report||2014||Active Transportation|
The report provides a comprehensive summary of the bicycle environment at the municipal level throughout the state, using extensive data from 60 municipalities as a baseline.
|The Revenue and Environmental Benefits of New Off-Peak Commuter Rail Service – The Case of the Pascack Valley Line in New Jersey||2014||Finance & Economics, News, Public Transportation, Sustainability & Environment||Devajyoti Deka, Thomas Marchwinski|
This study provides important evidence about the benefits of off-peak commuter rail service by focusing on the Pascack Valley line in New Jersey, where off-peak service was introduced in October 2007.
|finance-economics news transit sustainability||devajyoti-deka thomas-marchwinski|
|NJ SRTS Update Report (December 2013)||2013||Active Transportation||SRTS|
Review of the New Jersey Safe Routes to School Program: Services, Training, Coordination, Research and Technical Assistance Update Report
|The Severity of Pedestrian Crashes: An Analysis Using Google Street View Imagery||2013||Active Transportation, Health & Safety||Charles Brown, Christopher S. Hanson, Robert B. Noland|
Data derived from visual inspection of Google Street View imagery associated with a variety of pedestrian and road infrastructure features are analyzed with a database of pedestrian casualties.
|active healthy-safety||charles-brown christopher-s-hanson robert-b-noland|
|Do Lower Income Areas Have More Pedestrian Casualities?||2013||Active Transportation, Equitable Mobility, Finance & Economics, Planning, Policy, Research||Nicholas J. Klein, Nicholas K. Tulach, Robert B. Noland|
Pedestrian and motor vehicle casualties are analyzed for the State of New Jersey with the objective of determining how the income of an area may be associated with casualties.
|active equity finance-economics planning policy research||nicholas-j-klein nicholas-k-tulach robert-b-noland|
|The Economic Impacts of Active Transportation in NJ (2013)||2013||Active Transportation, Finance & Economics||Charles Brown, Jonathan Hawkins|
The primary objective of this study was to estimate the statewide economic impacts of active transportation in New Jersey in one year.
|active finance-economics||charles-brown jonathan-hawkins|
|Active School Trips: Associations with Caregiver Walking Frequency||2013||Active Transportation, Research||Robert B. Noland|
This paper examines whether there is a relationship between walking or bicycling to school and the walking habits of caregivers or parents.
|Factors Associated with the Enactment of Safety Belt and Motorcycle Helmet Laws||2013||Health & Safety, Policy, Research||Robert B. Noland|
This study attempts to identify the factors that influence the decision to enact safety belt and motorcycle helmet laws.
|healthy-safety policy research||robert-b-noland|
|From Theory to Practice in Road Safety Policy: Understanding Risk versus Mobility||2013||Health & Safety, Policy, Research||Robert B. Noland|
This paper reviews theoretical issues surrounding transport safety modeling and the implications for road safety policy.
|healthy-safety policy research||robert-b-noland|
|An Explanation of the Relationship between Adults’ Work Trip Mode and Children’s School Trip Mode through the Heckman Approach||2013||Active Transportation, Public Transportation, Research||Devajyoti Deka|
This study makes an additional assumption that children’s mode to school and household adults’ travel mode to work are interrelated because of a lifestyle choice made by parents and caregivers.
|active transit research||devajyoti-deka|
|New Jersey Complete Streets Policy Compilation (2013)||2013||Active Transportation||BPRC|
The NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center has compiled all State, County and Municipal policies into one comprehensive document as a resource for other county and municipal officials.
|NJ Safe Routes to School Project Update – May 2013||2013||Active Transportation||SRTS|
Broadening the New Jersey Safe Routes to School Program: Services, Training, Coordination and Technical Assistance Update Report.
|Communicating the Urgency for Action on Climate Change: Challenges and Approaches||2013||Active Transportation, Policy, Research, Sustainability & Environment||Robert B. Noland|
Explored are such topics as driving distance of electric vehicles, emission reduction technologies for large fleets, carbon footprints for public transportation agencies, and proposed vehicle fuel economy standards in the United States for 2017 to 2025.
|active policy research sustainability||robert-b-noland|
|Teaching Children about Bicycle Safety: An Evaluation of the New Jersey Bike School Program||2013||Active Transportation, Engagement, Research, Training||Leigh Ann Von Hagen, Robert B. Noland|
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.
|active engagement research training||leigh-ann-von-hagen robert-b-noland|
|Practical Approaches for Involving Traditionally Underserved Populations in Transportation Decision Making||2013||Active Transportation, Engagement, Equitable Mobility||David Aimen|
A toolkit of practical approaches for agencies and practitioners of effective practices, tools, techniques, and data sources are presented. to foster the meaningful involvement of traditionally underserved populations in transportation decision making.
|active engagement equity||david-aimen|
|How Do People Value Different Types of Pedestrians and Bicycle Infrastructure? (2013)||2013||Active Transportation, Transportation Systems Planning||Charles Brown, Devajyoti Deka|
A survey of New Jersey residents specifically focused on people’s valuation of different types of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure and the reasons for their valuation in two large regions of the state.
|active transportation-systems-planning||charles-brown devajyoti-deka|
|How Does Induced Travel Affect Sustainable Transportation Policy?||2013||Policy, Research, Sustainability & Environment||Christopher S. Hanson, Robert B. Noland|
This chapter examines the theory and available evidence on induced travel effects and links this knowledge to policy considerations for achieving sustainable solutions, including the impact on oil dependence.
|policy research sustainability||christopher-s-hanson robert-b-noland|
|The Role of Public Transportation as a Job Search Mode: Lessons from a Survey of Persons with Disabilities in New Jersey||2012||Equitable Mobility||Andrea Lubin, Devajyoti Deka|
The primary objective of this paper is to share valuable information from a unique survey of people with disabilities who were actively searching for employment in New Jersey.
|Forecasting Shelter Accessibility and Vehicle Availability for Hurricane Evacuation in Northern New Jersey Using Sample Enumeration||2012||Research, Sustainability & Environment, Transportation Resilience||Devajyoti Deka, Jon Carnegie|
This study developed and used a methodology to forecast mode-specific and destination-specific evacuees and measure the accessibility of evacuees to shelters and evacuation vehicles at the level of census tracts for a seven-county region.
|research sustainability resilience||devajyoti-deka jon-carnegie|
|City Cycling||2012||Active Transportation, Sustainability & Environment||John Pucher|
City Cycling offers a guide to this urban cycling renaissance, with the goal of promoting cycling as sustainable urban transportation available to everyone.
|Persons with Disabilities Seeking Employment & Public Transportation: Findings of a New Jersey Survey||2012||Engagement, Equitable Mobility, Research||Andrea Lubin|
This brief discusses how transportation is a prominent factor in the job search process and presents an overview of survey findings as they relate to public transit availability, usage, importance, and satisfaction among the approximately 500 survey respondents.
|engagement equity research||andrea-lubin|
|The Impacts of Non-Residential Parking Restrictions at Commuter Rail Stations||2012||Public Transportation, Transportation & Land Use||Devajyoti Deka|
This paper examines the impacts of non-resident parking restrictions on rail usage. It uses data from a large survey of commuter rail passengers, a detailed parking inventory of station parking lots, and data from the American Community Survey.
|Methodology for Determining the Economic Development Impacts of Transit Projects||2012||Active Transportation, Finance & Economics, Public Transportation, Transportation & Land Use||Nicholas K. Tulach, Robert B. Noland|
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Web-Only Document 56: Methodology for Determining the Economic Development Impacts of Transit Projects explores development of a method for transit agencies to assess whether and under what circumstances transit investments have economic benefits that are in addition to land development stimulated by travel time savings.
|active finance-economics transit land-use||nicholas-k-tulach robert-b-noland|
|An Assessment of “Last Mile” Shuttles in New Jersey||2012||Active Transportation, Transportation & Land Use||Devajyoti Deka, Stephanie DiPetrillo|
The primary objective of this research was to assess the “Last Mile” shuttles in New Jersey.
|active land-use||devajyoti-deka stephanie-dipetrillo|
|Exploration of Poverty, Employment, Earnings, Job Search, and Commuting Behavior of Persons with Disabilities and African Americans in New Jersey||2012||Equitable Mobility, Policy, Research||Andrea Lubin, Devajyoti Deka|
Taking New Jersey as the study area, the study examined how disability and race are related to employment, poverty, and earnings and how the commuting and job-search behavior of persons with disabilities is affected by their race.
|equity policy research||andrea-lubin devajyoti-deka|
|Practical Approaches for Involving Traditionally Underserved Populations in Transportation Decisionmaking||2012||Engagement, Equitable Mobility, Policy||David Aimen|
This report provides state DOTs, MPOs, and other transportation agencies with a rich source of practical and effective tools, techniques, and approaches for identifying and connecting with underserved and underrepresented populations in transportation decisionmaking.
|engagement equity policy||david-aimen|
|Pedestrian Safety at Bus Stops (2012)||2012||Active Transportation||SRTS|
Report identified high pedestrian crash locations at or near bus stops in New Jersey.
|Are phone samples needed for walking activity studies? (2012)||2012||Engagement, Research||Marc D. Weiner, Robert B. Noland, Ugo Lachapelle|
The widespread introduction of and growing reliance on cell phones poses a new challenge to random digit dial (RDD) surveys, which are used for many transportation studies.
|engagement research||marc-d-weiner robert-b-noland ugo-lachapelle|
|Residential Property Values and New Jersey Transit Village Program||2012||Active Transportation, Finance & Economics, Policy, Public Transportation, Transportation & Land Use||Robert B. Noland, Stephanie DiPetrillo|
Econometric analysis of the change in average residential sales price over 9 years finds an association but cannot establish a causal effect.
|active finance-economics policy transit land-use||robert-b-noland stephanie-dipetrillo|
|Panel Data Analysis to Identify the Covariates of Community Shuttle’s Longevity and Patronage in New Jersey||2011||Finance & Economics, Planning, Policy, Research||Devajyoti Deka, Jon Carnegie|
This study examined the longevity, level of service, and passenger volumes of the shuttle services introduced in New Jersey between 2002 and 2004.
|finance-economics planning policy research||devajyoti-deka jon-carnegie|
|Does Proximity to Activity-Inducing Facilities Explain Lower Participation in Physical Activity by Low-Income and Minority Populations?||2011||Active Transportation, Health & Safety, Public Transportation||Devajyoti Deka|
This study examined whether a lower level of geographic proximity to activity-inducing infrastructure and facilities, including bicycling routes and gymnasiums, could be a reason for lower rates of participation in physical activity for New Jersey minority populations.
|active healthy-safety transit||devajyoti-deka|
|In-School Bicycle Education: Wayside Elementary Case Study||2011||Active Transportation, Health & Safety, Research||Leigh Ann Von Hagen|
A case study of the success of Wayside bicycle education program.
|active healthy-safety research||leigh-ann-von-hagen|
|Commuting by Public Transit and Physical Activity: Where You Live, Where You Work, and How You Get There||2011||Active Transportation, Health & Safety, Public Transportation|
We analyzed the relationship between transit commuting and objectively measured physical activity.
|active healthy-safety transit|
|What Does it Take for Shuttles to Succeed? Comparison of Stated Preference and Reality of Shuttle’s Success in New Jersey?||2010||Planning, Policy, Research, Transportation Systems Planning||Devajyoti Deka, Jon Carnegie|
This study uses data from the onboard survey to identify the rider characteristics and spatial characteristics of communities that influence stated preferences for shuttle service to rail stations.
|planning policy research transportation-systems-planning||devajyoti-deka jon-carnegie|
|Walking and Cycling for Healthy Cities||2010||Active Transportation, Health & Safety||John Pucher|
This paper provides a broad overview of the role walking and cycling can play in making our cities healthier.
|Cycling to Sustainability in Amsterdam||2010||Active Transportation, Sustainability & Environment||John Pucher|
This article examines how Amsterdam has consistently improved cycling conditions over many decades and succeeded at raising even further the share of trips by bike.
|Cycling in New York: Innovative Policies at the Urban Frontier||2010||Active Transportation, Policy||John Pucher|
Cycling safety has improved, with steady or declining numbers of cyclist injuries and fatalities in spite of rapidly rising cycling volumes. Some serious deficiencies remain, however
|Economic Impacts of the RiverLINE||2010||Finance & Economics, Public Transportation, Transportation & Land Use||Daniel G. Chatman, Stephanie DiPetrillo|
This report documents the economic impacts of the RiverLINE, a light rail line connecting Trenton and Camden, New Jersey.
|finance-economics transit land-use||daniel-g-chatman stephanie-dipetrillo|
|Impact of Demographic Changes on Transit Patterns in New Jersey||2010||Planning, Public Transportation, Transportation Systems Planning||Daniel G. Chatman, Nicholas J. Klein, Stephanie DiPetrillo|
Foreign-born residents of New Jersey account for a fifth of its population but almost 40 percent of its transit commuters and all growth in transit commuting since 1980.
|planning transit transportation-systems-planning||daniel-g-chatman nicholas-j-klein stephanie-dipetrillo|
|Technologies to Measure Indicators for Road User Charging||2010||Finance & Economics, Policy, Research||Robert B. Noland|
A set of variable road user charging indicators is identified herein by considering both the associated costs of a trip and the operational requirements for a feasible road pricing scheme.
|finance-economics policy research||robert-b-noland|
|Transportation and Climate Change: Developing Technologies, Policies and Strategies||2010||Sustainability & Environment||Robert B. Noland|
In the past 40 years, the developed world has mitigated many of the adverse environmental and public health impacts from transportation emissions—particularly in reducing the tailpipe pollutants from the burning of gasoline and diesel fuels.
|Legislative and Regulatory Moves to Reduce Transportation’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions||2010||Public Transportation, Sustainability & Environment||Robert B. Noland|
This article reviews recent congressional legislation promulgating regulations to reduce transportation’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
|Causal Linkages Between Highways and Sector-Level Employment||2010||Finance & Economics, Planning, Policy, Research||Robert B. Noland|
This paper has sought to disentangle the causal relationship between highway infrastructure and employment, using panel data for the 48 contiguous US states from 1984 to 1997.
|finance-economics planning policy research||robert-b-noland|
|An Analysis of Gasoline Demand Elasticities at the National and Local Levels in Mexico||2010||Finance & Economics, Research, Sustainability & Environment||Robert B. Noland|
Crôtte, A., Noland, R.B. & D.J. Graham. 2010, “An Analysis of Gasoline Demand Elasticities at …
|finance-economics research sustainability||robert-b-noland|
|Walking and Cycling to Health: Recent Evidence from City, State, and International Comparisons||2010||Active Transportation, Health & Safety, Research||John Pucher|
Together with many other studies, our analysis provides evidence of the population-level health benefits of active travel. Policies on transport, land-use, and urban development should be designed to encourage walking and cycling for daily travel.
|active healthy-safety research||john-pucher|
|A Semiparametric Model of Household Gasoline Demand||2010||Finance & Economics, Policy, Sustainability & Environment|
This paper models US gasoline demand using more flexible semiparametric techniques, accommodating the possibility of differences in responses among households.
|finance-economics policy sustainability|
|Gasoline Demand with Heterogeneity in Household Responses||2010||Finance & Economics, Sustainability & Environment||Robert B. Noland|
This paper presents results from a household level gasoline demand model which accommodates variation in price and income elasticity with increasing income as well as for different socio-economic characteristics in the USA.
|An Analysis of Trip Chaining among Older London Residents||2010||Planning, Policy, Research, Transportation & Land Use||Robert B. Noland|
This paper examines the trip chaining complexity of individuals in London. We adopt two definitions of trip chaining.
|planning policy research land-use||robert-b-noland|
|Infrastructure, Programs and Policies to Increase Bicycling: An International Review||2010||Active Transportation, Planning, Policy, Research||John Pucher|
The 14 case studies show that almost all cities adopting comprehensive packages of interventions experienced large increases in the number of bicycle trips and share of people bicycling.
|active planning policy research||john-pucher|
|Estimating the Effect of Urban Density on Fuel Demand||2010||Active Transportation, Planning, Public Transportation, Sustainability & Environment, Transportation & Land Use||Robert B. Noland|
The present paper addresses this theme by estimating a fuel demand model for urban areas to provide a direct estimate of the elasticity of demand with respect to urban density.
|active planning transit sustainability land-use||robert-b-noland|
|Reconciling the Construct of Walking in Physical Activity and Transportation Research||2009||Active Transportation, Health & Safety, Planning, Research|
This article describes the challenges the groups faced in their work, the way in which the public health and economic approaches were integrated, and the questions left unanswered.
|active healthy-safety planning research|
|Pedestrian and Vehicle Flow Calibration in Multimodal Traffic Microsimulation||2009||Active Transportation, Research||Muhammad Moazzam Ishaque, Robert B. Noland|
This paper provides a method for including pedestrians in a vehicle microsimulation model, specifically the VISSIM model.
|active research||muhammad-moazzam-ishaque robert-b-noland|
|Estimation of Road Traffic Demand Elasticities for Mexico City, Mexico||2009||Finance & Economics, Planning, Policy, Research||Amado Crôtte, Daniel J. Graham, Robert B. Noland|
A study was done to estimate price, income, vehicle stock, metro fares, and fuel-efficiency elasticities of the demand for road traffic in Mexico City, Mexico.
|finance-economics planning policy research||amado-crotte daniel-j-graham robert-b-noland|
|Feasibility of Rail Access to Liberty State Park||2009||Planning, Transportation & Land Use, Transportation Systems Planning||VTC|
A studio project regarding possible creation of a rail component to Liberty State Park in northern New Jersey.
|planning land-use transportation-systems-planning||vtc|
|Is the Mexico City Metro an Inferior Good?||2009||Active Transportation, Finance & Economics, Public Transportation||Amado Crôtte, Daniel J. Graham, Robert B. Noland|
This paper attempts to separate the overall income effect into two uncorrelated components: a vehicle stock effect (used as a proxy for medium/high income) and minimum wage effect net of the influence of vehicle stock (used as a proxy for low income).
|active finance-economics transit||amado-crotte daniel-j-graham robert-b-noland|
|Highway Infrastructure Investment and County Employment Growth: A Dynamic Panel Regression Analysis||2008||Finance & Economics, Planning, Research||Daniel J. Graham, John W. Polak, Piyapong Jiwattanakulpaisarn, Robert B. Noland|
This paper uses recent advances in dynamic panel econometrics to examine the impact of highway infrastructure on aggregate county-level employment using data for all 100 North Carolina counties from 1985 through 1997.
|finance-economics planning research||daniel-j-graham john-w-polak piyapong-jiwattanakulpaisarn robert-b-noland|
|Informed Intuition: Discussion Paper for Newark’s Transit Future||2008||Finance & Economics, Planning, Policy, Public Transportation, Reports, Transportation & Land Use||Martin E. Robins|
This report highlights the health of neighborhoods and the impact that efficient (or inefficient) movement of people into, out of and through the city has on the viability of commerce, and citizens’ access to employment.
|finance-economics planning policy transit reports land-use||martin-e-robins|
|Flexible Design Of New Jersey’s Main Streets||2002||Active Transportation, Transportation & Land Use|
This 2002 report provides an investigation of possible changes in design standards for highways passing through New Jersey communities.
|Review of Guidelines and Standards for Accommodating Bicycle & Getting Bicycles Through Intersections||2002||Active Transportation||VTC|
A review and comparison of the NJ Bicycle Planning and Design Guideline, the NJ Roadway Design Manual, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Official’s Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities and other national and international guidelines.