Giovanni Circella

  • Director, 3 Revolutions Future Mobility Program, ITS Davis
  • Travel Behavior
  • Personal Attitudes and Lifestyles
  • Travel Demand Forecast
  • Discrete Choice Modeling
  • Emerging Trends in Transportation and Shared Mobility Services
  • Mobility of Young Adults (Millennials)
  • Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
  • Impact of Information Communication Technology (ICT) on Transportation
  • Land Use Modeling
  • Smart Growth and Sustainable Transportation
  • Land Use and Transportation Interaction
  • Energy Consumption from Transportation and Land Use
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Giovanni Circella is the Director of the 3 Revolutions Future Mobility Program and the Honda Distinguished Scholar for New Mobility Studies at the University of California, Davis, and a Senior Research Engineer in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Dr. Circella’s interests include travel behavior, emerging mobility services, travel demand modeling and travel survey methods. His recent research has focused on the impacts of ICT, shared mobility, micromobility and vehicle automation on travel behavior and auto ownership, and the evolving lifestyles and mobility patterns of various population segments (e.g. “millennials”) in various regions of the U.S., Europe, South America and the Middle East.

Giovanni is the Chair of the TRB Committee on ICT and Transportation (ADB20), and a member of the Travel Behavior and Values (ADB10) and Transportation and Sustainability (ADD40) committees. He is a member of the Executive Board of the International Association for Travel Behaviour Research (IATBR) and serves on several NCHRP and TCRP panels on the impacts of emerging transportation technologies.

In addition to his contribution to scientific and professional organizations, Dr. Circella regularly cooperates with several planning agencies and non-profit organizations. He speaks fluent English, Spanish and Italian.

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