Transportist: March 2019

Welcome to the March 2019 issue of The Transportist, especially to our new readers. As always you can follow along at the  transportist.org or on Twitter.

February was notable for the launch of Transport Findings and our hosting the first TransportCamp in Sydney, both sponsored by TransportLab.

TransportFindings

We are pleased to announce the launch of Transport Findings, a new, independent, community-led, peer-reviewed, open-access journal focused on short, clear, and pointed research results. We welcome submissions.

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The launch includes the following articles:

 

TransportCamp

  • TransportCamp, an unconference, was held on the University of Sydney campus. TransportLab was pleased to host and sponsor. We expect to host another one next year

WalkSydney

News

Macromobility:

Transit and Microtransit

Automated, Autonomous, Driverless, and Self-Driving Vehicles, and Semi-Autonomous Systems 

Human-Driven Vehicles, Signs, Signals, Sensors, and Markings, and Roads

Mesomobility:

Shared Vehicles/Ride-sharing/Ride-hailing/Taxis/Car Sharing

Micromobility:

Human-Powered Vehicles/Bikes/Pedestrians/Scooters/eBikes/Last-Mile/First-Mile/Last-Meter/First-Meter/etc.

Electrification

Land Use

Retail, Wholesale, Logistics, Supply Chain

Freight

Intercity Trains A lot of news this month about the inevitable scaling-back/delay/deferral/cancellation of America’s favorite Norwegian Parrot, the California High-speed Rail project

Maps

Equity and Justice

Behavior

Professoring

Papers by Us

  • Pavement condition and crashes
    David Levinson, Toshihiro Yokoo, Mihai Marasteanu
    Poor roads generally increase property damage and injury crashes. But on curves, good pavement quality increases fatal, injury, and property-damage crashes.

Papers by Others

 

Books