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:

Pat's Dos and Don'ts When Applying to Grad School:

Left Brain, Right Brain:


"Bicycle Commuters Experience Joy but Motorists Would Much Rather Teleport", by Carlton Reid:  Forbes article on the use of (hypothetical) teleportation to gauge people's enjoyment of travel for its own sake

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

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

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

Uncommon Engineers:  Travel Behavior podcast with Pat Mokhtarian

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

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

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

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

Atlantic/CityLab blog on teleportation:

8th Annual Martin Wachs Lecture:

Two Freakonomics blogs:

A Mystery of our Time: The People Who Enjoy Commuting