California Department of Transportation
 

Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)
at CSU San Jose

MTI Mineta Transportation Institute

Focus:
The overall theme of the Mineta Transportation Institute is Transportation Systems Policy Management. MTI has published and will continue to produce research that ties directly into the following strategic goals: US DOT - Mobility, Global, Connectivity, Environmental Stewardship, and Security FTA -Increase Transit Ridership, Improve Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Protect the Environment and Promote Energy Independence FHWA - Operations and Mobility Policy Analysis, Planning, and Systems Monitoring Planning and Environment

Primary campus:
San Jose State University

Funding:
Federal - $1,000,000/year
State - $1,000,000/year

Current Research Projects

A Consumer Logistics Framework for Understanding Preferences for High-Speed Rail Transportation

Impact of Ethnic Diversity on Transit: How Do Various Population Groups View and Utilize Various Transit Modes? - Phase II

Applying Smart Growth Principles and Strategies to Resolving Land Use Conflicts Around Airports

Barriers to Using Fixed-Route Transit for Older Adults

Welfare to Work: A Simulation of Land Use and Transportation Policies

Neighborhood Crime and Travel Behavior

Beyond Uncertainty: Urban Models in Transportation and Air Quality Planning

Paving the Way: Recruiting Students into the Transportation Professions

The Evolving Nature of Terrorist Acts Against Surface Transportation: Capturing Lessons Learned

The Caltrans Statewide Cultural Property Information System

Collaborative Funding to Facilitate Airport Ground Access

Exploration of Data Sources for Air Cargo Studies

Evaluating the Environmental Justice Effects of Land Use Scenarios in the Sacramento Region with the PECAS Activity Allocation Model

Caltrans District 1 Tribal Corridor Management Plan

Bus Rapid Transit/Light Rail Implemented on One Dedicated Lane: Operational Feasibility, Practicality and Systems Analysis

Improving Bus Priority Lane Effectiveness in Congested Urban Centers

Strategies for Connecting Transportation Funding and Smart Growth: State and Regional Best Practices and Incentives

The Influence of Service Planning Decisions on Rail Transit Success or Failure

Effects of Sub-Urban Transit-Oriented Developments on Residential Property Values

Best Practices for Context Sensitive Solutions in Urban Areas

How to Ease Women's Fear of Transportation Environments: Case Studies of Best Practices

Carsharing and Public Parking Policies: Assessing Benefits, Costs and Best Practices

Evaluation of Green House Gas (GHG) Emission Reduction Policies in the Transportation Sector of California

Exploring the Future of California's Transport System

Motor Carrier Security Systems Evaluation

Public Support for Environmental Transportation Taxes and Fees? A Survey of Californians

Carsharing and Carbon Dioxide Emission Reduction Across Density and Transit Quality Gradients in the U.S. Phase Two: Evaluating the Environmental Justice Effects of Land Use and Transportation Scenarios in the Sacramento Region with the PECAS Activity Allocation Model and an Advanced Travel Demand Model

Linking Highway Improvements to Changes in Land Use with Quasi-Experimental Research Design: A Better Forecasting Tool for Transportation Decision-making

From Buses to BRT: Case Studies of Incremental Bus Rapid Transit Projects in North America

Phase Two: Evaluating the Environmental Justice Effects of Land Use and Transportation Scenarios in the Sacramento Region with the PECAS Activity Allocation Model and an Advanced Travel Demand Model

The Role of Transportation in a Campus-Level Emergency

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