Spring 2018

Archived Seminars

May 3, 2024

Daan Liang, Program Director for Humans, Disasters, and Built Environment (HDBE) program at the National Science Foundation

Critical Challenges and Funding Opportunities in Infrastructure Systems, Smart Communities, and Disasters for Climate Change Adaption

April 26, 2024

Aly Tawfik, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics Engineering, California State University, Fresno, and Director of Fresno State Transportation Institute

Can Telecommuting Reduce our Travel Footprint? The Impact of Telecommuting: An Analysis of Telecommuting Travel Behavior in the USA

April 12, 2024

Asha Weinstein Agrawal, Director of MTI’s National Transportation Finance Cente and Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, San José State University

From Fuel Taxes to the Phantom Tollbooth? Equity, Sustainability, and the Future of Road Pricing

April 5, 2024

Cynthia Chen, Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Washington (Seattle)

Promises and “limitations” of big and small data for human mobility analysis

March 8, 2024

Ketan Savla, Associate Professor, University of Southern California

Case Studies in Data Driven Transportation Decision and Control

March 1, 2024

Amy Lee, Postdoctoral scholar, UCLA

The Policy and Politics of Highway Expansion

February 23, 2024

Scott Moura, Associate professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley

Integrating Power & Transportation Networks: The Opportunities and Challenges

February 16, 2024

Shoshana Vasserman, Assistant professor and faculty research fellow, economics, Stanford University

Can Usage-Based Pricing Reduce Traffic Congestion?

February 9, 2024

Johannes Royset, Professor, University of Southern California

Risk-Adaptive Approaches to Learning and Decision Making

January 26, 2024

Angelo Guevara, Associate professor, Fulbright chair, and director of the Civil Engineering Department at Universidad de Chile (UChile)

Using Wearable Mobile and Psychophysiological Sensors to Enhance Granularity and Ecological Validity of Travel Behavior Analysis

January 19, 2024

Cassiano Isler, Civil Engineer and assistant professor, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Attitudes, behavior and cognitive dissonance: avenues for future research and applications

December 1, 2023

Jake Berman, Cartographer, historian, and lawyer. Author of The Lost Subways of North America

They Don't Build Them Like They Used To: Historical Patterns of Transit Construction and TOD

November 24, 2023

Thanksgiving Holiday

November 10, 2023

Veterans Day

November 3, 2023

Hani Mahmassani, William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation, Northwestern University and Director of the Northwestern University Transportation Center

Will taking to the air solve urban congestion? Evolving technology and service supply models in Urban Air Mobility

October 27, 2023

Kari Watkins, Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Davis

UC Davis as a Living-Learning Laboratory for Sustainable Transportation

October 13, 2023

Lukas Wernert, European Union Fellow for the 2023-24 academic year

Sharing insights on EU hydrogen policy developments

October 6, 2023

Zong Tian, Professor and Director, Center for Advanced Transportation Education and Research (CATER), University of Nevada, Reno

Traffic Signal Coordination Principles and Timing Development – An International Perspective

September 29, 2023

Orientation to Transportation-Related Centers/Institutes at UC Davis

May 12, 2023

Andisheh Ranjbari, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

Goods Delivery in Urban Areas: Parking Behaviors, Challenges, and Solutions

April 28, 2023

Ian Griffiths, Policy Director, Seamless Bay Area

Advancing a Seamless Transit System in the Bay Area and California

April 21, 2023

Josie Kressner, Strategic Advisor for Motionworks and Illoominus

PhDs and Entrepreneurship: My Experience with and Thoughts on Both

April 14, 2023

Tamika Butler, Ph.D. Student, Urban and Regional Planning, UCLA

Lawsuits and Consent Decrees: Tools for Transit Equity?

March 3, 2023

Regan F. Patterson, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

Freeway Removal: Lessons from the Past to Inform an Equitable Transport Future

February 24, 2023

Lisa Aultman-Hall, Professor and Chair of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo

Estimating Aviation vs Passenger Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Surveyed Intercity Trips

February 17, 2023

Tony Tavares, Director of the Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

Caltrans: Linking Transportation Innovation to a Greater Future

February 10, 2023

Avipsa Roy, Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy, UC Irvine

Spatial analytics approaches for equitable transportation planning

February 3, 2023

Adonia Lugo, Equity Research Manager, UCLA

Defining a Mobility Justice Research Agenda for Transportation Equity in California

January 20, 2023

Noah Wexler, PhD Student, Public Policy, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Public Attitudes and Preferences Toward a Hypothetical Future System of Shared Automated Vehicles - Ryuichi Kitamura Award for the Best Paper authored by a student

January 13, 2023

No seminar. Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting is January 8–12

December 2, 2022

Kristina M. Currans, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, University of Arizona

Is Online Grocery Shopping as Sticky as In-person Shopping?

November 25, 2022

No Seminar (Thanksgiving Holiday)

November 11, 2022

No Seminar (Veterans Day)

October 28, 2022

Carlos Paternina, Assistant Professor, Management Information Systems Department, San Diego State University

Smart Information Systems for Sustainable Decision Support in Ports

October 14, 2022

Meghan Winters, Professor, Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University

Population Health Intervention Research: experiences of population health researcher working in transportation space

September 30, 2022

Eleftheria Kontou, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Electric Vehicles-Buildings Nexus: Urban Charging Management in Multi-Unit Dwellings and Offices

September 23, 2022

Orientation to Transportation-Related Centers/Institutes at UC Davis

May 13, 2022

No seminar (ITS-Davis 30th Anniversary Celebration)

May 6, 2022

Trisalyn Nelson, Professor, Department of Geography, UC Santa Barbara

Data for Active Transportation Research and Planning

April 15, 2022

Stefan Eriksen Mabit, Associate Professor in the Division for Transport at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Demand for plug-in electric vehicles in the future Danish vehicle market

April 8, 2022

Laurel Paget-Seekins, 2021 Leadership in Government fellow with Open Society Foundation

Transit Research in Practice: Making change from inside an agency

March 11, 2022

No seminar

March 4, 2022

Sabrina Bradbury, Senior Program Manager, Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG)

Bike Share in the Sacramento Region: Lessons Learned and What’s Next

February 25, 2022

Eric Fredericks, Freight Integration Manager, Caltrans Office of Sustainable Freight Planning

What Does Sustainable Freight Look Like for Caltrans?

February 18, 2022

Fatemeh Ranaiefar, Senior Associate, Fehr & Peers

Data analytics for Warehousing Transportation Analysis

February 4, 2022

Meredith Alexander, works with Hua Nani Partners. Formerly Policy Director with CALSTART

You can’t drive what you can’t charge: unique infrastructure policy needs for commercial electric vehicles & the critical role of utilities

January 28, 2022

Jean-Daniel Saphores, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Irvine

Not Your Father’s Heavy-Duty Trucks: Electric trucks as a substitute for new road infrastructure

January 14, 2022

Autumn Bernstein, Executive Director, Yolo County Transportation District

Freeway tolling in California and implications for climate and equity

January 7, 2022

No seminar

December 3, 2021

No seminar

November 26, 2021

Thanksgiving Holiday

November 19, 2021

Chandra Bhat, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

How might people spend time when traveling in a fully automated vehicle, and what effect might it have on the intensity of travel?

November 12, 2021

Toks Omishakin, Director of the Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

Caltrans’ Transportation Network: Equitable, Safe and Sustainable

November 5, 2021

Rick Bohan, Vice President of Sustainability, Portland Cement Association

The Cement Industry’s Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality Across the Value Chain by 2050

October 8, 2021

Scott Kelley, Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Nevada

The Geographic Relationships between Stations and Places that Matter: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Adoption and Implications for Planning Future Networks

October 1, 2021

Orientation to Transportation-Related Centers/Institutes at UC Davis

September 24, 2021

No seminar

May 28, 2021

Gillian Gillette, California Integrated Mobility Program Manager, Caltrans
Lilly Shoup, Shoup Strategies

The California Integrated Travel Project: Building a Modern Transit Experience in California

May 21, 2021

Prediction/Causality Tradeoffs and Data Size Issues in Transportation Modeling: The Example of Highway-Safety Analysis

May 14, 2021

Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Pandemics, and Urban Mobility Data-Driven Modeling and Analysis of Transportation Systems under the Threat of Major Disruptive Events

May 7, 2021

Traffic flow smoothing at scale

April 30, 2021

Deployable Decentralized Routing Strategies using Envy-Free Incentive Mechanisms for Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Environments

April 23, 2021

On the Empty Miles in Ridesourcing Systems

April 16, 2021

The Various Silver Linings of the Impacts of the Pandemic on Traffic

April 9, 2021

Dynamic Driving and Routing Games for Autonomous Vehicles on Networks: A Mean Field Game Approach

Mar 5, 2021

Leveraging Transportation Infrastructure Investments for Climate Action

Feb 26, 2021

Examining the Intersection of Transportation, E-Mobility and Diverse Communities

Feb 19, 2021

The role of fuel economy and GHG standards in reaching zero emissions by 2050

Feb 12, 2021

Coalitions needed to advance zero emission transportation policy

Feb 5, 2021

Mobility Justice and the Future of Transportation

Jan 29, 2021

The Role of Affordable Transit Oriented Development on Travel Behavior

Jan 22, 2021

Mode Choice, Energy, Emissions and the Rebound Effect in U.S. Freight Transportation

Jan 15, 2021

Is COVID-19 accelerating the energy transition by hastening the shift of investor capital? 

Dec 4, 2020

Measuring, Managing, and Maximizing Transportation Happiness using Smartphone-Aided Day Reconstruction Method

Nov 20, 2020

Formulating Policy and Saving the World: Creating a shared mission in a world of agendas

Nov 13, 2020

Case Studies of Travel Demand Analysis on Transport Disadvantaged Communities

Nov 6, 2020

There is No “Green Book” for Walking: Transit Risks Patterned by Race and Place

Oct 30, 2020

Transforming Transportation: accelerating the transition to a cleaner, more equitable, and more resilient future

Oct 23, 2020

Lessons from Davis in Sustainable Transportation and Land Use Planning

Oct 16, 2020

Distracted Pedestrians: Myth or Menace?

Oct 9, 2020

Orientation to Transportation-Related Centers/Institutes at UC Davis

May 29, 2020

Zoom Seminar: Edge Lane Roads - A New Type of Shared Road for All Vulnerable Road Users

May 22, 2020

Zoom Seminar: The Future of Transportation: Making the Sacramento Region A Lab for Mobility Innovation

May 15, 2020

Zoom Seminar: Building Trust to Enhance Preparedness: An Analysis of Community Perceptions

May 8, 2020

Zoom Seminar: California and the State of Freight

May 1, 2020

Zoom Seminar: Transportation Innovation at Google: Opportunities for Researchers

April 24, 2020

Zoom Seminar: The Race to Zero Emissions in Transportation

April 17, 2020

Zoom Seminar: Toward Greener Supply Chains: Case study of a U.S. – China supply chain

April 10, 2020

Zoom Seminar: Scooters in Cities: The Story So Far

March 13, 2020

Roundabouts of a Figurative Kind:  Reflections on the beliefs that dominate transportation planning

March 6, 2020

Dynamic User Equilibrium of Mobility-on-Demand System with Linear Programming Rebalancing Strategy

February 28, 2020

Integration of Life Cycle Assessment into Planning and Pavement Design

February 21, 2020

Rethinking the impacts of transport infrastructure - a holistic life cycle approach

February 14, 2020

Vision Zero in San Francisco: Advancing Public Health and Equity

February 7, 2020

Population-based strategies to improve driving safety

January 31, 2020

Streets of the Future, Is 2020 a Tipping Point?

January 24, 2020

California High-Speed Rail: Delivering a Transformative Investment

January 10, 2020

Pavements, freight and vehicles – we all need and affect each other

November 22, 2019

Caltrans’ Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Program

November 15, 2019

Safety in Numbers for pedestrians and bicyclists: Implications for public policy

November 8, 2019

Health Co-benefits of Active Transportation for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

November 1, 2019

Heterogeneous traffic flow: how agent interactions shape collective properties

October 25, 2019

Emerging Trends in Last-mile Logistics: How green are they?

October 18, 2019

Emerging mobility services, car ownership, and urban transport sustainability in the U.S.

October 11, 2019

Promises of emerging data for transportation applications

October 4, 2019

Orientation to Transportation-Related Centers/Institutes at UC Davis

June 6, 2019

No Seminar

May 31, 2019

California Accomplishments in Addressing Climate Change and the Role of the State in the Coming Decade

May 24, 2019

Understanding Access to Grocery Stores in Food Deserts in Baltimore City

May 17, 2019

Time Allocation Behavior of 20th Century American Generations: GI Generation, Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials

May 10, 2019

Measure M and the (Potential) Transformation of Mobility in Los Angeles

May 3, 2019

Micromobility and Access

April 26, 2019

New Relationship Models between Vehicle Speed Profile, Roadway Characteristics, Pavement Roughness, and Vehicle Operating Costs

April 19, 2019

Insights from the California Energy Policy Simulator into Policy Priorities for Reaching 2030 Goals for Zero Emission Vehicles and Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions

April 12, 2019

Vulnerable Road User Safety in the (Partially) Autonomous Age: Research Methods and Critical Issues

April 5, 2019

No Seminar

March 15, 2019

Shared, Electric, Automated: The 3 Revolutions and the Future of Mobility

March 8, 2019

Assessing the Transportation Impacts of Affordable Housing Developments? What can we learn from California

March 1, 2019

Clean Transportation and a View from the Air (Resources Board)

February 22, 2019

Decarbonizing Cement and Concrete for California’s Infrastructure Projects

February 15, 2019

Equity, Justice and Sociocultural Research on Bicycling Transportation

February 8, 2019

Cashless / Wireless / Paperless / Driverless: Public Transportation in an On-Demand World

February 1, 2019

Autonomous Vehicles in California

January 25, 2019

One Nevada Transportation Plan: Long Range Statewide Transportation Planning in a Rapidly Changing Environment

January 18, 2019

Influencing State Policy: An Insider's Perspective

December 7, 2018

No Seminar

November 30, 2018

Caltrans Moving Toward Sustainability

November 16, 2018

Influencing State Policy: An Insider's Perspective

November 9, 2018

The anthropology of a future; a review of 25 years of research into the potential of electric drive vehicles

November 2, 2018

The second system: The future of urban mobility might be smaller and closer than we imagined

October 26, 2018

A Local Transportation Finance Breakdown

October 19, 2018

Practical Challenges to Deploying Highly Automated Vehicles

October 12, 2018

Making the Case for the Neighborhood: Equity, Transit and the Missing Unit of Analysis

October 5, 2018

Orientation to Transportation-Related Centers/Institutes at UC Davis

June 1, 2018

Close Enough? Considerations in evaluating transportation demand forecasts

May 25, 2018

Planning an integrated active travel and green infrastructure system for mental well-being in disadvantaged communities

May 18, 2018

Sustainable transport policy: Lessons from London and future challenges in the US

May 11, 2018

It’s Not All Fun and Games: An Investigation of the Reported Benefits and Disadvantages of Conducting Activities while Commuting

May 4, 2018

Statistical inference of probabilistic origin-destination demand using day-to-day traffic data

April 27, 2018

Zoning and Housing Development Near High-Traffic Roadways

April 20, 2018

Innovation and Disruption in Urban Mobility: Do We Need to Rethink Everything?

April 13, 2018

Addressing Bicycle-Vehicle Conflicts with Alternate Signal Control Strategies

April 6, 2018

Magically Managed: Data in the Digital Age

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