Research Highlights

Fast Track: Allowing Bikes To Participate In A Smart-Transportation System

Stephen Fickas
Marc Schlossberg
This project focuses on a mode of transportation that is currently left out of V2X (vehicle-to-everything) conversations: bicycling. The project demonstrates how university researchers, city traffic engineers, and signal-controller manufacturers can come together to give bicyclists the same technology appearing on modern vehicles: Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory (GLOSA). GLOSA allows motorists to set their speed along corridors to maximize their chances of catching a “green wave” (i.e., ... Read More

Understanding Economic and Business Impacts of Street Improvements for Bicycle and Pedestrian Mobility - A Multi-City Multi-Approach Exploration [Phase 2]

Jenny Liu
This research project explores the economic impacts of bicycle and pedestrian street improvements in the United States using multiple data sources and analytical approaches. Building on studies in New York City and San Francisco, researchers examined before-and-after data for street improvements on 14 corridors in six cities: Indianapolis, Memphis, Minneapolis, Portland (OR), San Francisco, and Seattle. WHY DO THIS STUDY To make cities more livable and in response to growing concerns over... Read More