The Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) conducts research, education programs, and information and technology transfer, focusing on multimodal surface transportation policy and management issues. The Lucas Graduate School of Business at San José State University is the Institute’s academic home.

This collection consists of MTI research publications from 1996 to the present.

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Submissions from 2017

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The Challenge of Protecting Transit and Passenger Rail: Understanding How Security Works Against Terrorism, Brian Michael Jenkins

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A Comparative Analysis of High-Speed Rail Station Development into Destination and Multi-Use Facilities: The Case of San Jose Diridon, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Deike Peters, Paige Colton, and Eric Eidlin

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Improving Livability Using Green and Active Modes: A Traffic Stress Level Analysis of Transit, Bicycle, and Pedestrian Access and Mobility, Maaza C. Mekuria, Bruce Appleyard, and Hilary Nixon

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Assessing the Efficiency of Mass Transit Systems in the United States, Hokey Min

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Performance Measures to Assess Resiliency and Efficiency of Transit Systems, Hani Nassif, Kaan Özbay, Devajyoti Deka, Peng Lou, Chaekuk Na, Sandeep Mudigonda, Yuan Zhu, Ender Faruk Morgul, Bekir Bartin, and Ayman El-Awar

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Transportation Construction Work-Zone Safety Impact on Time-Related Incentive Contracting Projects, Jae-Ho Pyeon and Do Kim

Submissions from 2016

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A Survey of Viva CalleSJ Participants: San Jose, California 2016, Asha Weinstein Agrawal and Hilary Nixon

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A Survey of Viva CalleSJ Participants: San Jose, California 2015, Asha W. Agrawal and Hilary Nixon

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What Do Americans Think About Federal Tax Options to Support Public Transit, Highways, and Local Streets and Roads? Results from Year Seven of a National Survey, Asha W. Agrawal and Hilary Nixon

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Exploring Bicycle and Public Transit Use by Low-Income Latino Immigrants: A Mixed-Methods Study in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jesus M. Barajas, Daniel G. Chatman, and Asha W. Agrawal

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An Overview of System Design Issues Related to Safety Aspects of Bicycle Infrastructure, Jan L. Botha

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Safety of Lithium Nickel Cobalt Aluminum Oxide Battery Packs in Transit Bus Applications, Timothy Cleary, Marc Serra Bosch, Jim Kreibick, and Joel Anstrom

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The US Transit Bus Manufacturing Industry, David Czerwinski, Xu (Cissy) Hartling, and Jing Zhang

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Improving Pathways to Transit for Persons with Disabilities, Stephanie DiPetrillo, Andrea Lubin, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Carla Salehian, Stephen Gibson, Kristen William, and Theodore Trent Green

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Emergency Management Training for Transportation Agencies, Frances Edwards, Daniel Goodrich, and James Griffith

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International Lessons for Promoting Transit Connections to High-Speed Rail Systems, Stan Feinsod, Eduardo Romo Urroz, Peter J. Haas, and James Griffith

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Estimating Uncertainty of Bus Arrival Times and Passenger Occupancies, Vikash V. Gayah, Zhengyao Yu, and Jonathan S. Wood

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Benefit-Cost Analysis for Transportation Planning and Public Policy: Towards Multimodal Demand Modeling, Matthew Holian and Ralph McLaughlin

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Experimental Modeling of NOx and PM Generation from Combustion of Various Biodiesel Blends for Urban Transport Buses, Ashok Kumar, Dong-Shik Kim, Hamid Omidvarborna, Manideep Yarlagadda, Sudheer Kumar Kuppili, and Nader Sawtarie

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Bikesharing and Bicycle Safety, Elliot Martin, Adam Cohen, Jan L. Botha, and Susan Shaheen

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Bus Transit Operational Efficiency Resulting from Passenger Boardings at Park-and-Ride Facilities, John S. Niles and J. M. Pogodzinski

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The Impact of Transit-Oriented Development on Social Capital, Robert B. Noland, Orin T. Puniello, and Stephanie DiPetrillo

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Funding Resilient Infrastructure in New Jersey: Attitudes Following a Natural Disaster, Robert B. Noland, Marc D. Weiner, and Michael R. Greenberg

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Trend Analysis of Long Tunnels Worldwide, Jae-Ho Pyeon

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Transit Performance Measures in California, Caroline Rodier and Emily Issac

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Remedial Actions to Prevent Suicides on Commuter and Metro Rail Systems, Patrick Sherry

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Advances in Repurposing and Recycling of Post-Vehicle-Application Lithium-Ion Batteries, Charles R. Standridge, Lindsay Corneal, and Nicholas Baine

Submissions from 2015

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What Do Americans Think about Public Transit? A Review of U.S. Public Opinion Polling Survey Questions, Asha W. Agrawal

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Comparing Data Quality and Cost from Three Modes of On-Board Transit Passenger Surveys, Asha W. Agrawal, Stephen Granger-Bevan, Gregory Newmark, and Hilary Nixon

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What Do Americans Think About Federal Tax Options to Support Public Transit, Highways, and Local Streets and Roads? Results from Year Six of a National Survey, Asha W. Agrawal and Hilary Nixon

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Development of Bus-Stop Time Models in Dense Urban Areas: A Case Study in Washington DC, Stephen Arhin and Errol Noel

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The Purpose, Function, and Performance of Streetcar Transit in the Modern U.S. City: A Multiple-Case-Study Investigation, MTI Report 12-39, Jeffrey Brown, Hilary Nixon, and Luis Enrique Ramos

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Economic Impacts of Bus Rapid Transit in Southeast Michigan, Utpal Dutta and Jeff Henze

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Great East Japan Earthquake, JR East Mitigation Successes, and Lessons for California High-Speed Rail, MTI Report 12-37, Frances L. Edwards and Daniel C. Goodrich

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The Benefits of Transit in the United States: A Review and Analysis of Benefit-Cost Studies, Christopher E. Ferrell

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Neighborhood Crime and Transit Station Access Mode choice - Phase III of Neighborhood Crime and Travel Behavior, Christopher E. Ferrell, Shishir Mathur, and Bruce S. Appleyard

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Household Income and Vehicle Fuel Economy in California, Christopher E. Ferrell and David B. Reinke

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Automated Transit Networks (ATN): A Review of the State of the Industry and Prospects for the Future, MTI Report 12-31, Burford Furman, Sam Ellis, Lawrence Fabian, and Peter Muller

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High-Speed Rail and Equine Issues, Peter J. Haas and Allie Scrivener

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Net Effects of Gasoline Price Changes on Transit Ridership in U.S. Urban Areas, MTI Report 12-19, Hiroyuki Iseki and Rubaba Ali

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Advanced Low-Floor Vehicle (ALFV) Specification Research, Suresh Iyer, Partha Mishra, David Klinikowski, Boyd Thompson, Myra Strange, Wanda Boggs, and Carl Thornblad

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Suicide Bombings Against Trains and Buses Are Lethal but Few, Brian M. Jenkins and Bruce R. Butterworth

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Troubling Trends in Terrorism and Attacks on Surface Transportation: The Outlook Is Grim, but People Still Have a Great Deal of Control, Brian M. Jenkins and Bruce R. Butterworth

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Promoting Intermodal Connectivity at California’s High Speed Rail Stations, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Deike Peters, and Wenbin Wei

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Passenger Flows in Underground Railway Stations and Platforms, MTI Report 12-43, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Brian D. Taylor, and Carole Turley Voulgaris

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Changes in Transit Use and Service and Associated Changes in Driving Near a New Light Rail Transit Line, MTI Report 12-44, Hilary Nixon, Marlon Boarnet, Doug Houston, and Steven Spears

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Synergistic Interactions of Dynamic Ridesharing and Battery Electric Vehicles Land Use, Transit, and Auto Pricing Policies, Caroline Rodier, Farzad Alemi, and Dylan Smith

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Managerial Segmentation of Service Offerings in Work Commuting, MTI Report WP 12-02, Steven Silver

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A Longitudinal Analysis of Cars, Transit, and Employment Outcomes, Michael J. Smart and Nicholas J. Klein

Submissions from 2014

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What Do Americans Think About Federal Tax Options to Support Public Transit, Highways, and Local Streets and Roads? Results from Year Five of a National Survey, MTI Report 12-36, Asha Weinstein Agrawal and Hilary Nixon