California Department of Transportation

Active Transportation Benefit-Cost Tool

  • Principal Investigator Susan Handy, Ph.D.
  • University of California, Davis
This project will develop a tool to evaluate the costs and benefits of active transportation projects as a part of Caltrans Active Transportation Program project evaluation.
Project Status
In Progress

All Aboard! Easier Transit Travel with Standardized Payments

  • Principal Investigator Susan Pike, Ph.D.
  • University of California, Davis
This research will examine the potential for the adoption of a standardized fare payment system throughout California’s transit operators; to better serve their customers and provide seamless trip-planning and payment.
Project Status
In Progress

Annual Investigation of Nationwide Mobility Trends: “The Pulse of The Nation” on the 3 Revolutions

  • Principal Investigator Giovanni Circella, Ph.D.
  • University of California, Davis
The study will shed light on the evolving impacts of new mobility options on various components of travel behavior and vehicle ownership, how these solutions expand travel options and the circumstances under which travelers increase travel multimodality and may reduce their reliance on the use of private vehicles.
Project Status
In Progress

Assessing the Potential Impacts of Toll Discounts on Zero-Emission Vehicle Adoption

  • Principal Investigator Adam Davis, Ph.D
  • University of California, Davis
In this project, the research team will assess the impacts of discounted express lane tolls on ZEV adoption statewide and specifically in disadvantaged communities and areas where these discounts will have the largest impact. The results of this analysis will be used to propose a discount system that will encourage ZEV adoption but not overly burden express lane infrastructure.
Project Status
In Progress