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As a transportation scientist, my research examines the factors that influence people’s travel decisions – for instance, whether or not they own a personal vehicle or which transportation modes they are likely to use. Experts in the field of transportation know that daily travel choices often boil down to a... View Article

I work with BVE Partners in Austin, TX. This year we worked with the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce to produce their 2016 Mobility Report. This was an especially exciting time to rethink regional mobility policy for the Chamber because of how much has changed in Austin, Texas since the... View Article

All Americans deserve the opportunity to participate in the American dream. But in order for that to happen, we must first bridge the mobility gap. Many upper-and-middle-class Americans buy gas, pay for insurance, and maintain a car without the weight of substantial financial burdens on their shoulders. Most purchase homes... View Article

Every year, leading transportation professionals gather in Washington, D.C. to discuss and examine transportation issues during the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Annual Meeting. As part of the 2016 TRB meeting, I hosted a workshop with Prachi Vakharia of RideAmigos on behalf of several TRB committees. The workshop examined the latest... View Article

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What started in the late forties by the tenants of a housing cooperative in Switzerland, has now reached the masses. Anybody you talk to today has heard of Uber, Zipcar or car2go. And the revolution has only just started: The industry is evolving and changing at a break-neck speed. New entrants to this market turning their focus to the customers and technology to define their business models and innovate how we get around. This article explores three trends that will shape the future of the shared mobility industry.