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Terra Incognita: California Transit Agency Perspectives on Demand, Service, and Finance in the Age of COVID-19

Refereed Journal Articles
King, Hannah, Jacob L. Wasserman, and Brian D. Taylor
Transportation Research Record, 0(0)
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: budgeting, finance, fiscal management, long-range planning, policy and organization, public transit, public transit policy, revenue

State of the BART: Analyzing the Determinants of Bay Area Rapid Transit Use in the 2010s

Refereed Journal Articles
Wasserman, Jacob and Brian D. Taylor
Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 172
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: Bay Area Rapid Transit, demand peaking, determinants of transit ridership, public transit, ridership

Financing the Future: Examining the Fiscal Landscape of California Public Transit in the Wake of the Pandemic

Reports
Wasserman, Jacob, John Gahbauer, Fariba Siddiq, Hannah King, Hao Ding, and Brian D. Taylor
Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies. 98 pages
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: fare revenue, finance, fiscal cliff, public transit, ridership, transit finance

Transit’s Financial Prognosis: Findings from a Survey of U.S. Transit Systems during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Refereed Journal Articles
Siddiq, Fariba, Jacob L. Wasserman, Brian D. Taylor, and Samuel Speroni
Public Works Management & Policy, 0(0)
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: COVID-19, federal stimulus, infrastructure planning, public transit, transit finance, transportation

Public Transit's Post-pandemic Fiscal Challenges

Short Articles
Wasserman, Jacob, John Gahbauer, and Brian D. Taylor
UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies, Los Angeles CA
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: fares, finance, fiscal management, labor shortages, public transit, ridership

Take the High (Volume) Road: Analyzing the Safety and Speed Effects of High Traffic Volume Road Diets

Refereed Journal Articles
Kimberly Venegas, Brian D. Taylor, Severin Martinez, Yu Hong Hwang
Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: congestion, highways

Going Nowhere Fast: Are Changing Activity Patterns Behind Falling Personal Travel?

Refereed Journal Articles
Eric A. Morris, Samuel Speroni, and Brian D. Taylor
Journal of Transport Geography
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: travel behavior

Pay-As-You-Go Driving: Possible Road-User Charge Rate Structures for California

Refereed Monographs
Asha Weinstein Agrawal, Samuel Speroni, Michael Manville, and Brian D. Taylor
Mineta Transportation Institute
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: pricing, transit finance

Considering Fare-Free Transit in the Context of Research on Transit Service and Pricing: A Research Synthesis

Reports
Hannah King and Brian D. Taylor
UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: equity, pricing, transit finance

The Future of Working Away from Work and Daily Travel: A Research Synthesis

Reports
Samuel Speroni and Brian D. Taylor
UC Institute of Transportation Studies
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: home and work location, public transit

Examining US Transit Vehicle Passenger Loads during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Reports
Tianxing Dai and Brian D. Taylor
UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: transit ridership

A Quiet Revolution in California Transportation Planning and Finance

Short Articles
Mark Garrett, Michael Manville, and Brian D. Taylor
UC Institute of Transportation Studies
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: public transit planning, transit finance

3 PM is the New 5 PM Post-Pandemic Travel Patterns in Southern California are Shifting

Short Articles
Samuel Speroni, Fariba Siddiq, Julene Paul, Brian D. Taylor, and Yu Hong Hwang
UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: congestion, travel behavior

The Drive for Dollars: How Fiscal Politics Shaped Urban Freeways and Transformed American Cities

Short Articles
Brian D. Taylor and Eric A. Morris
UC Institute of Transportation Studies
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: freeways, land use and urban form, transit finance

Going Nowhere Fast: Why Personal Travel is Down Across the U.S.

Short Articles
Eric A. Morris, Samuel Speroni, and Brian D. Taylor
UC Institute of Transportation Studies
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: travel behavior

The Future of Working Away from Work

Short Articles
Samuel Speroni, Brian D. Taylor, Mark Garrett
UC Institute of Transportation Studies
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: home and work location, public transit

Shifting transit use in COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for transit's recovery

Short Articles
Julene Paul and Brian D. Taylor
UC Institute of Transportation Studies
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: public transit, public transit performance, transit ridership

Fare-free? Reduced fares? What research tells us about strategies for pricing public transit.

Short Articles
Hannah King and Brian D. Taylor
UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies
Publication Year: 2023
Tags: pricing, transit finance

Transit Blues in the Golden State: Regional Transit Ridership Trends in California

Refereed Journal Articles
Wasserman, Jacob and Brian D. Taylor
Journal of Public Transportation, published online
Publication Year: 2022
Tags: public transit, public transit performance, public transit policy, travel behavior

Transit(ory) Finance: The Past, Present, and Future Fiscal Effects of COVID-19 on Public Transit in Southern California

Reports
Wasserman, Jacob, Nataly Rios, Hannah King, Fariba Siddiq, Benjamin Bressette, and Brian D. Taylor
Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies. 81 pages
Publication Year: 2022
Tags: finance, pandemic, public transit, public transit policy

Vehicle access and falling transit ridership: evidence from Southern California

Refereed Journal Articles
Manville, Michael, Brian D. Taylor, Evelyn Blumenberg, and Andrew Schouten
Transportation, published online
Publication Year: 2022
Tags: public transit, public transit performance, travel behavior

The Fiscal Effects of COVID-19 on Public Transit in Southern California

Short Articles
Wasserman, Jacob, Brian D. Taylor, Nataly Rios, Hannah King, Fariba Siddiq, and Benjamin Bressette
UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies, Los Angeles CA
Publication Year: 2022
Tags: finance, pandemic, public transit, public transit policy

What’s Driving California?: The Past, Present, and Future(s) of Transportation

Short Articles
Wasserman, Jacob and Brian D. Taylor
UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies, Los Angeles
Publication Year: 2022
Tags: planning politics, policy

Don't let the California Dream become a transportation nightmare

Commentary
Taylor, Brian D.
Los Angeles Daily News, March 29th. Also appeared in The Orange County Register, The Press-Enterprise, The San Bernardino Sun, Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Press-Telegram, Pasadena Star-News, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News, and Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Publication Year: 2022
Tags: planning politics, policy

Examining Shifts in the Balance of Riders and Bus Service Before and During the Pandemic in Boston, Houston, and Los Angeles

Refereed Journal Articles
Dasmalchi, Eric and Brian D. Taylor
Findings, April
Publication Year: 2022
Tags: equity, pandemic, public transit, public transit performance

How Are California’s Public Transit Operators Faring Fiscally Coming Out of the Pandemic?

Short Articles
Wasserman, Jacob, Fariba Siddiq, and Brian D. Taylor
UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies, Los Angeles CA
Publication Year: 2022
Tags: finance, public transit, public transit policy

Surveying the Financial Conditions of California’s Public Transit Operators: An Early to Mid-Pandemic Comparison

Reports
Siddiq, Fariba, Jacob L. Wasserman, Brian D. Taylor
Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies. 18 pages.
Publication Year: 2022
Tags: finance, public transit, public transit policy

LOST and Found: The Fall and Rise of Local Option Sales Taxes for Transportation in California Amidst the Pandemic

Book Chapters
King, Hannah, Natalie Amberg, Jacob L. Wasserman, Brian D. Taylor, and Martin Wachs
Pandemic in the Metropolis: Transportation Impacts and Recovery; Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Springer Nature
Publication Year: 2022
Tags: COVID-19, public transit planning, public transit policy, transit finance

Steering California’s Transportation Future: A Report on Possible Scenarios and Recommendations

Gahbauer, John, Juan Matute, Jacob L. Wasserman, Alejandra Rios Gutierrez, Brian D. Taylor
Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies. 29 pages
Publication Year: 2022
Tags: planning politics, policy

Employing a Modified Delphi Approach to Explore Scenarios for California’s Transportation and Land Use Future

Gahbauer, John, Jacob L. Wasserman, Juan Matute, Alejandra Rios Gutierrez
Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies. 35 pages.
Publication Year: 2022
Tags: home and work location, planning politics, policy