Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director and Civil and Environemtnal Enginneering Professor Susan Shaheen recently co-edited a book: Shared Mobility and Automated Vehicles: Responding to socio-technical changes and pandemics. In addition. to co-editing the book, Shaheen authored numerous chapters, reflecting her more than 20 years of research and thinking, along with many notable scholars.
The new book focuses on intelligent transportation systems and urban mobility; and comprehensively and systematically covers important topics on shared vehicle systems, including policy and regulatory frameworks, planning, design, technology, demand and supply models, algorithms, operations, management, economic factors, business models, social equity, environmental impacts, and pandemic effects.
The book provides in depth information and analysis on shared automated vehicle systems, and is written for an audience of researchers in academia and research institutes. It is also a valuable resource for public policy analysts, planners, system designers, system level technology developers, consultants, and students.
Shaheen is the co-director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC). She received the 2017 Roy W. Crum award from the Transportation Research Board (TRB) for her distinguished achievements in transportation research. In May 2016, she was named one of the top 10 academic thought leaders in transportation by the Eno Foundation.