Post date: Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:16pm
Event Date:
Jan 23, 2015
Content Type: Events

Watch video

View Steven Gehrke's slides

View Kihong Kim's slides

Following the 2015 annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board, this Friday seminar will showcase some of Portland State University's student TRB research. 

Presenters:

Steven Gehrke, GRA in civil and environmental engineering

Toward a Spatial-Temporal Measure of Land Use Mix 

Summary: Urban policies have emphasized the importance of mixing land uses in a neighborhood as an intervention beholding of lasting planning and public health benefits. Transportation planning research has identified the potential of efficiency gains achieved by increasing land use mix and the subsequent shortening of trip lengths; whereas, public health research has accredited increased land use mixing as an effective policy for facilitating greater physical activity. However, despite the purported transportation,...

Read more
Post date: Thu, 12/11/2014 - 2:15pm
Event Date:
Jan 16, 2015
Content Type: Events

View Blanc's slides

View Mathez's slides

The video begins at 0:33.

Following the 2015 annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board, this Friday seminar will showcase some of Portland State University's student TRB research.

Presenters:

Bryan Blanc, GRA in civil and environmental engineering

Leveraging Signal Infrastructure for Non-Motorized Counts in a Statewide Program: A Pilot Study

Summary: Transportation agencies are beginning to explore and develop non-motorized counting programs. This paper presents the results of a pilot study testing the use of existing signal infrastructure – 2070 signal controllers with advanced software to log pedestrian phase actuations and detections from...

Read more
Post date: Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:57pm
Event Date:
Jun 08, 2007
Content Type: Events

Two MURP presentations

The video begins at 4:18.

Post date: Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:11pm
Event Date:
Jan 18, 2008
Content Type: Events

Transportation mode choice is often expressed in terms of models which assume rational choice; psychological case studies of mode adoption are comparatively rare. We present findings from a study of the psychology of adoption for sustainable transportation modes such as bicycles, car sharing, and mass transit. Case studies were conducted with current and former participants in PSU’s ‘Passport Plus’ transit pass program, as well as a longitudinal cohort study of first-time winter bicycle commuters. Composite sequence analysis was used to construct a theory of the adoption process for these modes. Our findings suggest that mode evaluation is cognitively distinct from mode selection and has different information requirements. We conclude that public and private organizations could improve the adoption rate for these modes by tailoring their communication strategies to match the commuter’s stage of adoption.

View slides

The video begins at 9:01.

Post date: Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:09pm
Event Date:
Feb 01, 2008
Content Type: Events

The video begins at 1:09.

Post date: Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:25pm
Event Date:
Apr 11, 2008
Content Type: Events

The video begins at 2:08.

Post date: Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:23pm
Event Date:
Apr 25, 2008
Content Type: Events

View slides

The video begins at 3:00.

Post date: Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:21pm
Event Date:
May 02, 2008
Content Type: Events

View slides from Jennifer Dill's presentation

The video begins at 6:57.

Post date: Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:14pm
Event Date:
May 30, 2008
Content Type: Events

Steve Szigethy and Jamison Kelleher, a team of graduate students in PSU's Master of Urban and Regional Planning program, will present their Planning Workshop project entitled "Imagine 82nd." The project engaged residents, businesses, property owners and students along NE 82nd Avenue in Portland to develop a comprehensive vision for the future of the corridor. Imagine 82nd deals with the portion of 82nd Avenue between the Banfield Expressway and NE Sandy Boulevard, 1.3 miles in length. This particular stretch is home to many retail and service businesses that typify the rest of 82nd Avenue, but it also includes Madison High School, a major corporate headquarters, and a 20-acre vacant brownfield site. At this seminar, Steve Szigethy and Jamison Kelleher will present the vision concepts they developed with the community, with particular emphasis on transportation and land use components.

The video begins at 5:54.

Pages