Researchers target driver behavior to improve pedestrian safety
Pedestrian-car crashes have been on the rise across the United States—a trend that has manifested in the Twin Cities. In the hopes of preventing crashes, researchers from the University of Minnesota have been collaborating with city and state officials on a project aimed at reminding drivers to watch out for pedestrians.
Lessons on reducing driving and lowering emissions from the “Land of Freeways”
Many states, including California and Minnesota, have identified reducing driving as an essential strategy to meet their targets for lowering greenhouse gas emissions. How to achieve this strategy, however, remains a question. In the opening session of the 2018 CTS Research Conference, Professor Susan Handy discussed how she and her colleagues at the University of California Davis Institute of Transportation Studies are addressing these issues with a series of groundbreaking projects.