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 # PI Name Research Project
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
Caltrans Infrastructure Genevieve Giuliano Public-Private Partnerships in California - Phase 2, Section 3: Analytical tools
Caltrans Infrastructure Genevieve Giuliano Public-Private Partnerships in California - Phase 2, Section 4: Structuring P3 projects
Caltrans Infrastructure Genevieve Giuliano Public-Private Partnerships in California - Phase 1, Report 1: Section 5
Caltrans Infrastructure Genevieve Giuliano Public-Private Partnerships in California - Phase 2, Section 5: Institutional capacity
Caltrans Infrastructure Genevieve Giuliano Public-Private Partnerships in California - Phase 2, Section 6: Market for private capital
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

METRANS Urban Mobility 00-08 Genevieve Giuliano

Travel Patterns for the Elderly

METRANS Urban Mobility 00-11 Najmedin Meshkati

Investigatin the Role of Driver Decision Styles in Highway-Rail Crossing Accidents

METRANS Urban Mobility 00-12 Tridib Banerjee

Freeway Bus Station Area Development: Critical Evaluation and Design Guidelines

METRANS Urban Mobility 00-13

Distributed Architecture of Real-Time Coordinators in Transit Networks

METRANS Goods Movement & International Trade 00-15 Petros Ioannou

Dynamic Optimization of Cargo Movement by Trucks in Metropolitan Area with Adjacent Ports

METRANS Goods Movement & International Trade 00-16

Design and Optimization of a Conceptual Automated Yard Using Overhead Grid Rail System

METRANS Goods Movement & International Trade 00-17 Joseph Magaddino

Integrated Approach To Managing Local Container Traffic Growth in the Long Beach-Los Angeles Port Complex

METRANS Urban Mobility 01-02 Hamid Rahai

Reducing Pollutants from Mobile Sources