Research Highlights

Biking and Walking Quality Counts: Using “BikePed Portal” Counts to Develop Data Quality Checks

Nathan McNeil
Kristin Tufte
Cycling and walking are sustainable modes of transportation which improve community livability, but these modes have not been studied with the quantitative rigor applied to motor vehicle travel. This research aims to change that by improving bicycle and pedestrian traffic monitoring data quality. This research will address the question, how can erroneous data best be identified through automated processes? The research team will answer this question by analyzing continuous bicycle and pedest... Read More

Examining the Impact of Transportation- Related Barriers on Self-Perceived Physical Health among Adults in the United States

Philip Baiden
Godfred Boateng , Stephen Mattingly
What is the relationship between access to transportation and our own perception of physical health? That's the question researchers explored in the latest report funded by the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), "Examining the Impact of Transportation- Related Barriers on Self-Perceived Physical Health among Adults in the United States." Specifically looking at household car ownership, the study found that having access to a vehicle correlated with better self-re... Read More