Factors Affecting Passenger Travel Demand in the United States and Their Potential Impacts on Transportation in the 21st Century

November 18, 2015


Caltrans Headquarters, Basement Boardroom
1120 N Street, Sacramento, CA


Giovanni Circella – Researcher, National Center for Sustainable Transportation, University of California, Davis

Event Overview

This presentation will discuss the content of a White Paper prepared for the National Center for Sustainable Transportation which summarizes the recent research findings in this field, focusing in particular on the recent trends in short-distance trips and changes in travel demand observed in the United States, the factors behind these trends, and how these factors are likely to affect travel demand in future years.


For a copy of the presentation, please email a request to ctmedia.dot.ca.gov.

White Paper

This seminar builds upon a recently completed white paper from the National Center for Sustainable Transportation. To download the white paper and/or policy brief, click here.


Please send questions about this event to planning.horizons@dot.ca.gov.