With the California Integrated Travel Program, I published a research paper about how Caltrans is improving transit data quality across the state.
Transit at Lyft
I joined Lyft last year to manage their transit data pipeline.
The Sins of “Smart” Cities
I just published my first academic/literary “think” piece in four years. At the invitation of the Boston Review, I reviewed two upcoming books about civic data and the appealing trap of “smart” cities.
Bike Share, Where?
Many keys have been smashed about Mobility as a Service, the apparent overnight rise of bike share, and the risks of VC-driven transportation infrastructure, but less has been said about how we should evaluate these new systems.
TRB: Second Paper
I’m honored that this year the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of North America chose to accept my second paper. The topic: strategies to reduce rural vehicle-miles traveled (VMT).
Beyond the Yellow Bus
This is the first of three reports I wrote with the Center for Cities and Schools. Having attended K-12 schools with yellow bus service, I assumed this transportation was comprehensive and universal. Not quite.
Caltrans owns a lot of land in West Oakland. Much of it is paved, but how much could potentially be planted with carbon-sequestering trees?