Michael Manville — 2017
One of the most enduring ideas in urban planning is that compact cities make people drive less. This proposition is intuitive — people in cities such as San Francisco do drive less than people in places such as Jacksonville — but it is also difficult to prove. The literature around travel and built environment yields weak and sometimes contradictory results. Is it time to turn the approach on its head?
Automatic Street Widening: Evidence From a Highway Dedication Law
Michael Manville — 2017
Cities often require developers to widen streets or make other transportation improvements to account for the traffic impacts of new building. But parcel-level traffic mitigation often becomes an exercise not in reducing traffic but in ensuring that developers carry out mitigations, regardless of whether those mitigations are effective. Is automatic street widening accurate, verifiable, or effective?
Martin Wachs — 2013
While downtowns were thought to be in long-term decline 40 years ago, central business districts are today the most vibrant residential and commercial centers throughout largely suburban North America. What role has transportation technology and policy played in the earlier decline and recent revival of American downtowns? And what challenges does transportation pose to the continuation of urban regeneration?
Research Synthesis for the California Zero Traffic Fatalities Task Force
Offer Grembek, Katherine Chen, Brian D. Taylor, Yu Hong Hwang, Dillon Fitch, Sonia Anthoine, Bingchu Chen, Salvador Grove — 2020
Transit neighborhoods, commercial gentrification, and traffic crashes: Exploring the linkages in Los Angeles and the Bay Area
Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Silvia Gonzalez, Karen Chapple — 2019
Improving pathways to fixed-route transit: Transit agency practices to expand access for all users
Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Stephanie DiPetrillo, Andrea Lubin, Carla Salehian, Stephen C. Gibson, Kristine M. Williams, Theodore Trent Green — 2018
Bicycle Crash Risk: How Does It Vary, and Why?
Robin Liggett, Jill Cooper, Herbie Huff, Ryan Taylor-Gratzer, Norman Wong, Diana Benitez, Timothy Douglas, James Howe, Julia Griswold, David Amos, Frank Proulx — 2016
Heightening Walking Above Its Pedestrian Status: Walking and Travel Behavior in California
Evelyn Blumenberg, Kate Bridges, Madeline Brozen, Carole Turley Voulgaris — 2016