Is There a "Buy Local" Case for Lower Travel Speeds? Testing Differences in Driver Recognition of Local Versus National Retail at Different Travel Speeds

Jonathan Bean
Arlie Adkins , Tara Goddard
City officials and business leaders looking to increase economic performance and attract new residents recognize the benefits of having a strong local retail environment. Money spent at a local retail is more likely to stay in the community (Civic Ec ... Read More

Urban Transportation System Flood Vulnerability Assessment with Special Reference to Low Income and Minority Neighborhoods

Courtney Crosson
We propose to conduct a flood vulnerability assessment of the City of Tucson, Arizona’s transportation systems with special reference to low-income and minority neighborhoods. Short-term flooding from extreme storm events poses a serious challenge ... Read More

Emerging Technologies and Cities: Assessing the Impacts of New Mobility on Cities

Becky Steckler
Rebecca Lewis
Advances in emerging technologies – such as autonomous vehicles (AV’s), E-commerce, and the sharing economy – are having profound effects not only on how we live, move, and spend our time in cities, but also on urban form and development itself ... Read More

Developing Data, Models, and Tools to Enhance Transportation Equity

Amy Lubitow
Julius McGee , Raoul Liévanos , Kelly Clifton
Despite recent improvements in transportation accessibility assessments and transportation survey methodologies, there are still challenges in engaging hard to reach populations in transportation surveys, such as low-income, minority, and transit-dep ... Read More

S.T.E.A.M. TRAINing: Engaging High School Girls in Transportation and Equity Issues through GIS

Randy Morris
Nancee Hunter
The Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies’ Community Geography program wishes to apply for a grant to develop the curriculum for a 1-2 week lab course in transportation-focused mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), to be held in th ... Read More

A Comprehensive Examination of Electronic Wayfinding Technology for Visually Impaired Travelers in an Urban Environment

Martin Swobodzinski
Amy Parker
Human wayfinding and navigation are key organizing activities that allow human beings to acquire knowledge about the environment and develop cognitive representations in support of such essential tasks as route planning and travel. These activities a ... Read More

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

Jenny Liu
Jennifer Dill
Many cities across the country, as part of Complete Streets initiatives or to promote community livability and environmental sustainability, have engaged in street improvement or transportation infrastructure upgrade projects that increase access and ... Read More

National Scan of Bike Share Equity Programs

John MacArthur
Nathan McNeil
As bike share systems around the United States have grown in number and size in recent years, there has been an increasing effort to ensure that those systems are accessible to all residents, particularly those who have the fewest resources or have b ... Read More

Planning in Gateway and Amenity Communities: Understanding Unique Challenges Associated with Transportation, Mobility, and Access to Opportunity

Danya Rumore
Philip Stoker
The GNAR Community Online Toolkit (https://gnar.utah.edu/about/capacity/gnar-toolkit/) is designed to be a resource for planners, public officials, community members, consultants, and all others who are working in communities with access to significa ... Read More

Social Equity in Transit: Toward social and environmental justice in transportation

Torrey Lyons
Much of the literature on transit focuses on very fine-grained aspects of the industry, often neglecting the important foundation of why the service is even provided in the first place. Transit service is supported by local governments with aid from ... Read More

Life-Space Mobility and Aging in Place

Ivis Garcia Zambrana
Alan DeLaTorre
Research on older adults explores the notion of “aging in place”—providing older adults the opportunity to continue to occupy familiar surroundings, to live in their own homes and communities. But oftentimes one’s ability to stay or leave, pa ... Read More

How Can Interdisciplinary Teams Leverage Emerging Technologies to Respond to Transportation Infrastructure Needs? A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Civil Engineers, Urban Planning, and Social Workers’ Perspectives

Noelle Fields
Courtney Cronley , Kate Hyun , Stephen Mattingly
This study explored how engineers, planners, and social workers interact around issues of transportation and transportation equity, and identified opportunities for enhanced collaboration and training in anticipation of emerging transportation needs ... Read More
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