travel behavior

Travel of TOD Residents in the San Francisco Bay Area: Examining the Impact of Affordable Housing

Legislation and public policies in California incentivize housing development near high-quality transit nodes to meet climate change and affordability goals. In general, transit-oriented development (TOD) encourages transit ridership and active …

The Effects of Driver Licensing Laws on Immigrant Travel

Car use is critical to improving access to opportunities, especially for low-wage immigrants whose jobs are dispersed and when transit service is minimal. But many states have restricted the ability of undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers …

The Burden of Choice? Assessing the Impact of School Choice on Student Travel and Household Activity in Philadelphia

The debate over school choice generally neglects the effects of school choice on student and household travel, and additional work is needed to understand how transportation policies foster educational equity or exacerbate inequity in large urban …

Immigration, Income, and Public Transit Perceptions: Findings from an Intercept Survey

Although a significant fraction of public transit riders in the United States are immigrants, relatively little research explores whether immigrants have unique transit experiences. This paper analyzes intercept survey data from 1,247 transit riders …

Exploring Bicycle and Public Transit Use by Low-Income Latino Immigrants: A Mixed-Methods Study in the San Francisco Bay Area

Latin American immigrants will continue to make up a large share of transit ridership, bicycling and walking in the United States for the foreseeable future, but there is relatively little research about them. This mixed-methods study compares the …