University of California, Davis

Analyzing Strategies to Improve Work Zone Safety

  • Principal Investigator Ghazaleh Jafarsalehi
  • University of California, Davis
This project aims to review the current literature on practices, reports, and manuals to outline existing safety technologies and analyze the effectiveness of the proposed procedure and strategies implemented in work zones by states.
Project Status
In Progress

Assessment of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Policy to Increase ZEV Purchases by Fleets

  • Principal Investigator Mahdi Shams
  • University of California, Davis
This project concentrates on policy-focused research supporting the design and implementation of medium- and heavy-duty zero-emission vehicle policies with a team of researchers from UC Davis' Institute of Transportation Studies. The study focuses on policy considerations for increasing fleets’ share of ZEVs' purchases.
Project Status
In Progress

Big Structural Change: A Mixed-Methods Investigation into the Policy and Politics of Land Use and Transportation Infrastructure in California

  • Principal Investigator Amy Lee
  • University of California, Davis
This research investigates these two crucial components of climate mitigation that have proven to be politically obstinate. Three studies will focus on the context in which land use and transportation policies are created – the "who, what, and why" of political influence – in order to better understand the barriers to and opportunities for policy change.
Project Status
In Progress