2005-2008: Associate in Travel Demand Forecasting
Python/Pandas, R, JMP, SAS, SPSS/PSPP, open-source, ESRI and OS GIS
Develop, manage, maintain transit data standards and facilitate transit data quality in production.
Locational data processing, discrete choices models, network analysis, route choice models, language processing, regression, cluster analysis, & social network analysis.
Transit vehicle (APC and AVL), personal location (GPS, cell phone, bluetooth), network (road, transit, bike, pedestrian such as GTFS, OSM, and proprietary), & surveys (on-board transit, household travel surveys, census). Started collecting data via smartphones back in 2009 with Cycle Tracks.
Extensive experience in policy-sensitive analysis of issues related to congested urban systems such as transit crowding, transit reliability, congested traffic flow, pedestrian travel choices, bicycle travel choices, parking choice, active transportation, GHG emissions, transportation equity & travel demand management strategies.
Research projects, planning studies, & policy analyses
Peer reviews, budgets, toolbox building, data standards, software selection, QA/QC procedures & skill-building.
Developed research agendas, ongoing relationships with a variety of researchers at a multitude of universities, technical advisory committee chair and panel member overseeing research projects, founder of ResearcHQ.org, extensive peer-reviewed publications and publication review experience, & frequent advice-giver.
Frequent lecturer and presenter at universities, conferences, & professional organizations. Develop lesson plans, tutorials, and experiential learning programs.
For a full list of publications, please visit this Google Scholar Page.
Co-founder; Workforce Development Committee; Learning session lead.
Transportation Research Board
Committee Member, ADB40, ADB50 and ADB45. Transportation Research Record Advisory Board member. Research coordinator for ADB50. Organizing Committee for Innovations in Travel Modeling Conference (2006-2016). Organizing Committee for Conference on Planning Applications (2009-present).
American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
2021 Sound Transit Peer Review
Travel Model Improvement Program (TMIP) program for FHWA
Peer reviews for Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), the Phoenix MPO; Monterey Bay Association of Governments (AMBAG); Thurston County, the Olympia WA MPO.
2019 Innovations in Travel Modeling Conference in Seattle (Cancelled)
California Integrated Travel Project
Steering Committee Member 2018-2019
University of Texas at Austin – Planet Texas 2050
Planet Texas 2050 Technical Advisory Council
National Cooperative Highway Research Program
Panel chair SHRP2 C46. Panel member NCHRP 08-89.
Institute of Transportation Engineers
Former board member (Washington Area Director) in Washington DC Region.
Technical Advisory Committees
Various projects for Caltrans, FTA, UC Davis, etc.
Advisor – Chandra Bhat. Focused coursework on travel forecasting, public transit planning, and sustainable urban economic development.
Undergraduate research focused on transportation systems and mixed use devleopment with underclassman coursework and research in genomics with Dr. Greg Gibson. Active in professional organizations (ASCE Concrete Canoe Team and webmaster, ITE), student government (Engineer's Council, Student Union Board, Campus Arts Committee, University Standing Committee on the Physical Environment, Traditions Commission, community organizing) and NCSU Dance Company.