Community‐Informed Accessibility Tool for Energy‐Efficient, Low‐Emissions Transportation Systems

In collaboration with NREL, this project continues to design and build an open‐source, data‐driven, strategic planning tool that allows government agencies, stakeholders, and transportation community members to collaboratively and transparently evaluate and communicate the impact of energy‐efficient transportation systems technologies, designs, and policies.

Megan Ryerson

Associate Dean for Research, Weitzman School
Megan Ryerson is the associate dean for research at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design. She is also the UPS Chair of Transportation.

Grant Result

At a recent conference, students presented a metric that they developed to measure accessibility to the aviation system for low-income travelers.

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Peer-Reviewed Publications from This Research

  • Davidson, Joshua H., Stephanie J. Nam, Shriya Karam, Fatima K. Koroma, Ellie M. Kim, and Megan S. Ryerson. 2022. “New Equity Inputs to Prioritize Bikeshare Infrastructure Allocation: Learning From the COVID-19 Period.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, June, 036119812210983.
  • Davidson, Joshua H. under review. “A Socio-Spatial Approach to Define Priority Areas for Bicycle Facilities Using Covid-19 Data.” Applied Geography.