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 2022

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Optimizing Multimodal Transportation Access to Support Commuting Among Low-Income Transit Riders with Social Distancing, Shailesh Chandra and Vivek Mishra

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Comprehensive Performance Assessment of Passive Crowdsourcing for Counting Pedestrians and Bikes, Wen Cheng, Yongping Zhang, and Edward Clay

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Inventorying San Francisco Bay Area Parking Spaces: Technical Report Describing Objectives, Methods, and Results, Mikhail Chester, Alysha Helmrich, and Rui Li

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Can Californian Households Save Money on Transportation Costs by Living in Transit-Oriented Developments (TODs)?, Hongwei Dong

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Examining the Effects of a Bike and E-Bike Lending Program on Commuting Behavior, Dillon T. Fitch, Zeyu Gao, Lucy Noble, and Terry Mac

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Examining the Effects of Precision Scheduled Railroading on Intercity Passenger and High-Speed Rail Service, John G. Green and Francis J. Miller

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Congestion Costs and Scheduling Preferences of Car Commuters in California: Estimates Using Big Data, Jinwon Kim and Jucheol Moon

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Negotiating Transportation Insecurity: Local Responses and Coping Strategies in San José, CA, Andrew Ng and Melissa Beresford

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Drivers’ Response to Scenarios when Driving Connected and Automated Vehicles Compared to Vehicles with and without Driver Assist Technology, Srinivas S. Pulugurtha and Raghuveer Gouribhatla

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Feasibility Study of Regional Air Mobility Services for High Priority Transportation in the San Joaquin Valley, Julia Roa and Joseph Oldham

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A Geographical Contribution on Interurban Passenger Rail Transportation in the United States, Matthieu Schorung

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Protecting Our Community from the Hidden Vulnerabilities of Today’s Intelligent Transportation Systems, Shahab Tayeb

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Taming the Data in the Internet of Vehicles, Shahab Tayeb

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The Fresno State Transportation Challenge, Christian Wandeler and Steve Hart

Submissions from 2021

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How Do California’s Local Governments Fund Surface Transportation? A Guide to Revenue Sources, Asha Weinstein Agrawal, Kevin Yong Lee, and Serena Alexander

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What Do Americans Think About Federal Tax Options to Support Transportation? Results from Year Twelve of a National Survey, Asha Weinstein Agrawal and Hilary Nixon

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Comparing Twitter and LODES Data for Detecting Commuter Mobility Patterns, Jochen Albrecht, Andreas Petutschnig, Laxmi Ramasubramanian, Bernd Resch, and Aleisha Wright

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Local Climate Action Planning as a Tool to Harness the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Mitigation and Equity Potential of Autonomous Vehicles and On-Demand Mobility, Serena Alexander, Asha Weinstein Agrawal, and Benjamin Y. Clark

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Safeguarding Equity in Off-Site Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) Mitigation in California, Serena E. Alexander, Mariela Alfonzo, and Kevin Lee

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Predicting Bus Travel Times in Washington, DC Using Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs), Stephen Arhin, Babin Manandhar, Hamdiat Baba Adam, and Adam Gatiba

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Via2G Microtransit Pilot Evaluation, Anne Brown, Alice Grossman, and Lucy Noble

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Evaluating Financing Mechanisms and Economic Benefits to Fund Grade Separation Projects, Shailesh Chandra, Mehran Rahmani, Timothy Thai, Vivek Mishra, and Jacqueline Camacho

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Evaluating Innovative Financing Mechanisms for the California High-Speed Rail Project, Shailesh Chandra, Timothy Thai, Vivek Mishra, and Princeton Wong

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Promoting Interest in Transportation Careers Among Young Women, Eugene Cordero and Kiana Luong

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Exploring the Relationship Between Mandatory Helmet Use Regulations and Adult Cyclists’ Behavior in California Using Hybrid Machine Learning Models, Fatemeh Davoudi Kakhki and Maria Chierichetti

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City Best Practices to Improve Transit Operations and Safety, Michelle DeRobertis, Christopher E. Ferrell, Richard W. Lee, and David Moore

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Researching Relationships between Truck Travel Time Performance Measures and On-Network and Off-Network Characteristics, Sarvani Duvvuri and Srinivas S. Pulugurtha

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Surface Transportation Supply Chain Security: Creating a Blueprint for Future Research, Frances Edwards, Joseph Szyliowicz, Dan Goodrich, William Medigovich, Liz Lange, and Autumn Anderton

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Solar-Powered Automated Transportation: Feasibility and Visualization, Burford J. Furman, Laxmi Ramasubramanian, Shannon McDonald, Ron Swenson, Jack Fogelquist, Yu Chiao, Alex Pape, and Mario Cruz

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Infrastructure Academy Transportation Program, Hassan Hashemian

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Using BEAM Software to Simulate the Introduction of On-Demand, Automated, and Electric Shuttles for Last Mile Connectivity in Santa Clara County, Gary Hsueh, David Czerwinski, Cristian Poliziani, Terris Becker, Alexandre Hughes, Peter Chen, and Melissa Benn

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Cycling Past 50: A Closer Look into the World of Older Cyclists, Carol Kachadoorian

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Achieving Excellence for California’s Freight System: Developing Competitiveness and Performance Metrics; Incorporating Sustainability, Resilience, and Workforce Development, Jian-yu Ke, Fynnwin Prager, Jose Martinez, and Chris Cagle

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Modeling Operational Performance of Urban Roads with Heterogeneous Traffic Conditions, Swapneel R. Kodupuganti, Sonu Mathew, and Srinivas S. Pulugurtha

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Detecting Driver Drowsiness with Multi-Sensor Data Fusion Combined with Machine Learning, Hovannes Kulhandjian

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Spatio-Temporal Analysis of the Roadside Transportation Related Air Quality (STARTRAQ) and Neighborhood Characterization, Jaymin Kwon, Yushin Ahn, and Steve Chung

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Do Equity and Accountability Get Lost in LOSTs? An Analysis of Local Return Funding Provisions in California’s Local Option Sales Tax Measures for Transportation, Jaimee Lederman, Peter Haas, Stephanie Kellogg, Martin Wachs, and Asha Weinstein Agrawal

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Analytical Models for Traffic Congestion and Accident Analysis, Hongrui Liu and Rahul Ramachandra Shetty

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Developing Guidelines for Assessing the Effectiveness of Intelligent Compaction Technology, Mehran Mazari, Siavash F. Aval, Siddharth M. Satani, David Corona, and Joshua Garrido

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Enhancement of Asphalt Performance by Graphene-Based Bitumen Nanocomposites, Sara Moghtadernejad, Ehsan Barjasteh, Ren Nagata, and Haia Malabeh

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TOD and Park-and-Ride: Which is Appropriate Where?, John Niles and J.M. Pogodzinski

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Steps to Supplement Park-and-Ride Public Transit Access with Ride-and-Ride Shuttles, John S. Niles and J. M. Pogodzinski

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Mapping E-Commerce Locally and Beyond: CITT K12 Special Investigation Project, Thomas O’Brien and Deanna Matsumoto

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A Model for Integrating Rail Services with other Transportation Modalities: Identifying the Best Practices and the Gaps for California’s Next State Rail Plan, Eric Peterson, Wenbin Wei, and Lydon George

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Numerical Investigations of Transient Wind Shear from Passing Vehicles Near a Road Structure (Part I: Unsteady Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes Simulations), Hamid Rahai and Assma Begum

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Numerical Investigations of Virus Transport Aboard a Commuter Bus, Hamid Rahai and Jeremy Bonifacio

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Structural Identification and Damage Detection in Bridges using Wave Method and Uniform Shear Beam Models: A Feasibility Study, Mehran Rahmani and Manan Naik

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Gaps and Opportunities in Accessibility Policy for Autonomous Vehicles, William Riggs and Anurag Pande

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Performance Testing of Hot Mix Asphalt Modified with Recycled Waste Plastic, Shadi Saadeh and Pritam Katawał

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Developing an Effective Targeted Mobile Application to Enhance Transportation Safety and Use of Active Transportation Modes in Fresno County: The Role of Application Design & Content, Samer Sarofim