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Rural Gentrification and the Spillover Effect: Integrated Transportation, Housing, and Land Use Challenges and Strategies in Gateway Communities

Danya Rumore
Philip Stoker
Small towns and cities near national parks, public lands, and other natural amenities throughout the west are experiencing rapid growth and increased visitation. These “gateway communities” comprise a significant portion of the rural west, consti ... Read More

Housing Choice, Transportation Equity, and Access to Opportunities in Refugee and Immigrant Communities

Diane Mitschke
Anne Nordberg , Stephen Mattingly
Mobility directly impacts access to opportunities for all protected classes; however, transportation planning and public transit agencies and housing authorities rarely coordinate affordable housing and the transportation system planning decisions. T ... Read More

Assessing Cool Corridor Heat Resilience Strategies for Human-Scale Transportation

Ladd Keith
Nicole Iroz-Elardo , Kristina Currans
Road pavement is a known contributor to the urban heat island effect. Several vendors are providing engineered pavements coatings – known as “cool pavement” - to reflect light and therefore heat to reduce the thermal load of roads. The City of ... Read More

Exploring the Use of Crowdsourced Data Sources for Pedestrian Count Estimations

Sirisha Kothuri
Nathan McNeil , Kate Hyun , Stephen Mattingly
Counts provide the foundation for measuring nonmotorized travel along a link or a network and are also useful for monitoring trends, planning new infrastructure, and for conducting safety, health, and economic analyses. For safety analysis, they are ... Read More

Transportation for Seniors (T4S): Developing a New Accessibility Measure to Support Older Adults in a Post-Pandemic World

Andy Hong
Xiaoyue Liu
Accessibility plays a fundamental role in the day-to-day lives of individuals. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the gross inequality in older people’s accessibility to health care and essential services. Months of staying inside, with ... Read More

Sustaining Multimodal Choices: Examining Travel Behavior for Non-work Trips Beyond COVID-19

Yizhao Yang
Rebecca Lewis
Abstract Travel by sustainable modes such as public transit, biking, and walking provides positive outcomes for urban residents for the environment and health. Integrating these mode choices into regular travel trips has been challenging for many Am ... Read More

Developing Data and Solution-Focused Approaches to Support Homeless Populations on Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)

Anne Nordberg
Jaya Davis , Stephen Mattingly
People experiencing homelessness frequently rely on public transit systems and facilities as more than a mode of transportation to needed services but also as safe shelters from weather and danger. This is a challenge for many transit agencies and im ... Read More

Communicating Research through Comics: Transportation and Land Development

Kelly Clifton
Kristina Currans
This project aims to translate research findings from several NITC projects (PI Clifton) about considerations of transportation in the land development process into a comic, thus enhancing comprehension, encouraging representation, and developing a w ... Read More

Applying a Mt. Mazama Volcanic Ash Treatment as a Trail Accessibility Improvement

Charles (C.J.) Riley
Ashton Greer
This project will employ a Mt. Mazama volcanic ash soil amendment to improve the surface stability and firmness of one quarter mile of the existing trail to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). A southern Oregon-based c ... Read More

How can e-bike purchase incentives grow the e-bike market?

John MacArthur
Christopher Cherry , Luke Jones
E-bike incentives are a way to stimulate more use of e-bikes for transportation purposes that could have the effect of lowering overall greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Many cities and a few states have financial mechanisms available to support transp ... Read More

OR Tech NITC Research Roadmap

Roger Lindgren
Building on a deep body of transportation research developed over the past decade through the NITC consortium, this grant opportunity is designed to further strengthen the relationships between researchers and find new collaborations across the NITC ... Read More

UU NITC Research Roadmap

Keith Bartholomew
Building on a deep body of transportation research developed over the past decade through the NITC consortium, this grant opportunity is designed to further strengthen the relationships between researchers and find new collaborations across the NITC ... Read More
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