2015 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
2013 review of scholarship on impact of air pollution in the United States, including health effects, economic costs and automotive and transportation causes. Review updated in 2015.
2015 study in
Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology estimating the exact conditions endured by an infant across different seasonal temperatures.
2015 review of recent reports, research and analysis relating to Amtrak, rail transit and related health and safety issues, with further context on infrastructure and technology spending.
2015 assessment of the state of research on bikeshare programs, with insight into user demographics, system growth, mode shift, and health and safety.
2015 roundup of research on recent technological advances that could enable wider adoption of electrical vehicles powered by sustainable energy sources.
2015 roundup of research on the global decline in gas and oil prices, and the potential effects on public health, transportation and driving, business economics and public policy decisions.
2014 study in the
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management demonstrating how police ticketing campaigns can reduce traffic crashes and fatality rates.
2011 study from the University of Toronto and London School of Economics on the relationship between infrastructure and automotive traffic levels.
2012 study in the
Journal of Industrial Ecology on how electric cars stack up against those with traditional gas and diesel engines over their entire lifetimes.
2013 study by Northwestern University on the relative fatality risk of a broad range of motorized and non-motorized transportation modes in the United States.
Harvard professor Gómez-Ibáñez talks about research on subjects as diverse as transit in the developing world, electric vehicles in urban areas and high-speed rail.
Researchers from Kentucky University, West Virginia University, Harvard and Stanford discuss the risks of using mobile devices while driving and the impact of multitasking on how we process information.
2014 study published in the
American Journal of Public Health looks at the effectiveness of texting bans in reducing motor vehicle-related fatalities
2014 study published in
Environmental Health Perspectives models four different approaches for increasing bicycle use and details their costs, effectiveness and health impacts.