Director of METROFREIGHT, Center of Excellence on Local/Global Challenge of Urban Freight
Phone: +1 213 740 3956
Expert in transportation policy and planning
Director, METRANS (National Center for Metropolitan Transportation Research)
Professor, USC Price School of Public Policy
Faculty Associate, Lusk Center for Real Estate


  • transportation policy and planning
  • evaluation of public transportation systems
  • land use and transportation
  • travel behavior
  • information technology and transportation
  • goods movement
  • international transportation (Europe)
  • mobility of low income, minorities and elderly

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Co-editor, The Geography of Urban Transportation (2004)

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