Travel Behavior

Transportation Research Board invites Mokhtarian to deliver 2018 Deen Distinguished Lecture

Patricia Mokhtarian, the Susan G. and Christopher D. Pappas Professor. She has been invited to deliver the Deen Distinguished Lecture at the 2018 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting.

Patricia Mokhtarian will deliver the signature presentation at the 2018 Transportation Research Board meeting in January, the Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lecture.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Sustainability, emissions, travel behavior among challenges researchers will tackle in 6 new University Transportation Centers

U.S. Department of Transportation map showing all of the newly funded University Transportation Centers and the affiliated universities.

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Dec. 5 it would invest $300 million in new research through University Transportation Centers, including half a dozen where the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering will play a significant role.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Mokhtarian appointed to new Pappas Professorship

Patricia Mokhtarian, the new Susan G. and Christopher D. Pappas Professor

Travel behavior scholar Patricia Mokhtarian has been named the Susan G. and Christopher D. Pappas Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Mokhtarian serves as the first-ever Pappas Professor, an honor made available this summer when the Pappas family created the new named position.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Will millennials transform the future of transportation? Maybe not as much as we thought

Young person driving

A lot has been written about how millennials are different. Researchers have suggested that millennials have fundamentally different attitudes, values, perceptions, and preferences than prior generations, and their lifestyles will eventually transform our cities into bastions of sustainable mobility. Well, that’s unlikely to happen after all, according to new research published by a team of School of Civil and Environmental Engineering researchers specializing in transportation systems analysis.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Mokhtarian ‘resurrects joy of travel’ in UCLA’s Wachs Lecture

Joy in traveling. Hard to imagine being joyful as you look at a stream of taillights ahead of you during your evening commute. But the idea of travel being less utilitarian and more pleasurable was one of the key themes of Professor Patricia Mokhtarian’s Martin Wachs Lecture last week at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
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