VTC researchers Robert Noland, Stephanie DiPetrillo, and Andrea Lubin, working in conjunction with the National Transit Institute, recently completed Identifying Current and Future Training Needs of the Public Transportation Industry (Report 0191) is now available on the FTA Reports and Publications page.
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 […]covid, health, research, 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. In “Changes in the Pattern of Bikeshare Usage Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic,” published in the January 2021 issue of Transport […]bicycling, Robert B. Noland, shared mobility
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 […]Robert B. Noland
Deka, D., and Carnegie, J. Predicting transit mode choice of New Jersey workers commuting to New York City from a stated preference survey, Journal of Transport Geography, Vol. 91. Abstract This study examines transit mode choice preferences of New Jersey commuters traveling to New York City (NYC) with the objective of assisting trans-Hudson ferry service planning on […]commuter rail, Devajyoti Deka, Jon Carnegie, transit
Deka, Devajyoti. (2019). The Effect of Pre-Post Differences in Walking, Health, and Weight on Retirees’ Long-Term Quality of Life. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 2020, 28, 510-520. ABSTRACT: This research examined the effect of pre-post differences in walking duration, health, and weight on retirees’ long-term quality of life (QoL). It used data from a 2018 randomized […]2020, Devajyoti Deka, health, older adults walking, walking