public transportation

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

Integrating Micromobility with Public Transportation

  • Principal Investigator Beth Ferguson
  • University of California, Davis
This project builds off of a previous project nearing completion (Designing Public Transit Stations to Enhance Access to First/Last Mile Mode Choices) by continuing stakeholder interviews, updating ArcGIS map files (bicycle lane, operator zones, transit stations), exploring travel behavior, and monitoring best practices to increase micromobility and public transit ridership post-COVID-19.
Project Status
In Progress

Simulating Bike-Transit Trips Through BikewaySim and TransitSim

  • Principal Investigator Kari E. Watkins, Ph.D.
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
This research project links Georgia Tech’s newest shortest path calculator, BikewaySim, with the finished shortest path calculator for public transportation, TransitSim.
Project Status
In Progress

Studying the Impacts of the Pandemic and Future Mobility Patterns in California During the Post COVID-19 Recovery

  • Principal Investigator Giovanni Circella, Ph.D.
  • University of California, Davis
Starting in early 2020, the world has experienced huge disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The analyses carried out in this study will shed light on the complicated impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on activity participation and travel patterns, including commuting and non-commuting (e.g., discretionary) trips, and the use of various means of travel.
Project Status
In Progress