My Research in the News

"Sage Musings":  Occasional blogs (by myself among others) about research, graduate school, the academic profession, etc.  My blogs include:

Read Widely, Think Deeply: https://medium.com/zephyrfoundation/sage-musings-volume-1-issue-3-eaad151d0f3d

Pat's Dos and Don'ts When Applying to Grad School:  https://medium.com/zephyrfoundation/sage-musings-volume-1-issue-2-8351a29de38

Left Brain, Right Brain: https://medium.com/zephyrfoundation/sage-musings-volume-1-issue-1-47f0841b947b

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"Late, As Always":  Boston Globe article on commute congestion

http://apps.bostonglobe.com/metro/investigations/spotlight/2019/11/20/seeing-red/employer-incentives-make-traffic-worse/

Podcast on the Intersection of Technology and Mobility with MBA students from Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business, October 1, 2019:

https://soundcloud.com/user-384866715/ramblin-roundtable-technology-and-mobility-the-intersection-podcast

Ability to multitask has a "small but not trivial" effect on whether people take transit

https://mobilitylab.org/2019/04/02/convenience-has-bigger-effect-on-transit-ridership-than-multitasking-study-finds/

Uncommon Engineers:  Travel Behavior podcast with Pat Mokhtarian

https://podcast.coe.gatech.edu/podcasts/uncommon-engineer/travel-behavior-pat-mokhtarian

It’s Not All Fun and Games: An Investigation of the Reported Benefits and Disadvantages of Conducting Activities while Commuting

https://ucdcoe.mediasite.com/Mediasite/Play/be202c08051c4bfab340fe394628b54c1d

What Does the Rise of Telecommuting Mean for Traffic and Transit?

http://www.governing.com/topics/transportation-infrastructure/gov-telecommuting-impact-transportation.html

Will millennials transform future transportation?  Maybe not as much as we thought

http://ce.gatech.edu/news/will-millennials-transform-future-transportation-maybe-not-much-we-thought

When Target comes to town: How a big-box retailer changed Davis, Calif.:

http://ce.gatech.edu/news/when-target-comes-town-how-big-box-retailer-changed-davis-calif

Atlantic/CityLab blog on teleportation:

http://www.citylab.com/commute/2015/03/a-surprisingly-high-number-of-commuters-would-prefer-not-to-teleport-to-work/389027/

8th Annual Martin Wachs Lecture:

http://www.lewis.ucla.edu/2014/10/georgia-techs-patricia-mokhtarian-resurrects-joy-travel-8th-annual-martin-wachs-lecture/

Two Freakonomics blogs:

http://freakonomics.com/2010/11/23/should-we-hope-congestion-gets-worse/

http://freakonomics.com/2010/12/08/do-we-travel-to-get-there-or-get-there-to-travel/

A Mystery of our Time: The People Who Enjoy Commuting

https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2016/03/a-mystery-of-our-time-the-people-who-enjoy-commuting/474228/