All Research

The METRANS Transportation Center has been conducting research since 1998. The table below includes all completed and current research projects. Research prior to 2012 was organized around four topic areas:  goods movement and international trade, mobility of urban populations, infrastructure, and safety, security and vulnerability.  These topic areas are preserved in the table. The research project database can be searched via keyword, topic area, year, or center. Click on the title for a description of the project. Final reports may also be downloaded from the table. 

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Center Topic Area Proj #sort descending PI Name Research Project
Caltrans Infrastructure Genevieve Giuliano Public-Private Partnerships in California - Phase 2, Section 4: Structuring P3 projects
National Center for Sustainable Transportation Urban Mobility Genevieve Giuliano

Is Los Angeles Becoming Transit Oriented?

National Center for Sustainable Transportation Sustainable Urban Freight Tom O'Brien

Impact of Legislative Mandates on Transportation Workforce Capacity

Caltrans Infrastructure Genevieve Giuliano Public-Private Partnerships in California - Phase 2, Section 5: Institutional capacity
National Center for Sustainable Transportation Sustainable Urban Freight Genevieve Giuliano, Sanggyun Kang

Spatial Dynamics of the Logistics Industry and Implications for Freight Flows

National Center for Sustainable Transportation Sustainable Urban Freight Petros Ioannou

Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program

Caltrans Infrastructure Genevieve Giuliano Public-Private Partnerships in California - Phase 2, Section 6: Market for private capital
Caltrans Infrastructure Genevieve Giuliano Public-Private Partnerships in California - Phase 1, Report 1: Section 5
National Center for Sustainable Transportation Sustainable Urban Freight Marlon Boarnet

Urban Spatial Structure and the Potential for VMT Reduction

Caltrans Infrastructure Genevieve Giuliano Public-Private Partnerships in California - Phase 2, Section 7: California political environment
Caltrans Infrastructure Genevieve Giuliano Public-Private Partnerships in California - Phase 1, Reports 2 & 3: Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, & 6
Caltrans Infrastructure Genevieve Giuliano Public-Private Partnerships in California - Phase 2, Section 2: Criteria for evaluating P3 projects
National Center for Sustainable Transportation Sustainable Urban Freight Maged Dessouky

Routing Strategies for Efficient Deployment of Alternative Fuel Vehicles for Freight Delivery

Caltrans Infrastructure Genevieve Giuliano Public-Private Partnerships in California - Phase 2, Section 3: Analytical tools
National Center for Sustainable Transportation Sustainable Urban Freight Genevieve Giuliano

3 White Papers on Emission Reducing Efficiency Strategies to Incorporate into the CSFS

National Center for Sustainable Transportation Sustainable Urban Freight Petros Ioannou

Reducing Truck Emissions and Improving Truck Fuel Economy via ITS Technologies

METRANS Goods Movement & International Trade 00-03 Randolph Hall

Alternative Access and Locations for Air Cargo

METRANS Goods Movement & International Trade 00-05 Emelinda Parentela

Risk Modeling for Commercial Goods Transport

METRANS Urban Mobility 00-06 Reza Toossi

Assessment of Hybrid Vehicle Control Strategies in Planning Future Metropolitan/Urban Transit Systems

METRANS Urban Mobility 00-07 Reza Toossi

Adsorption Air-Conditioning for Containership and Vehicles