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2015-16 Fulbright Scholar Award

2015-16 Fulbright Scholar Award

  • 4th February 2015

I am excited to be traveling to Portugal to work with faculty at the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) at the University of Lisbon on sustainable transportation issues. The Fulbright will enable stay abroad during my sabbatical in Winter-Spring 2016. Stay tuned!

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2014 Burack Lecture at University of Vermont

2014 Burack Lecture at University of Vermont

  • 14th November 2014

http://www.uvm.edu/trc/event/burack-lecture-series-dr-kelly-clifton/ Do Local Businesses Cash in from Green Transportation? Dr. Kelly Clifton November 4, 2014 Davis Center Sugar Maple Ballroom Davis Register Here (Registration not required but helpful for our planning) Learn how economic development, consumer spending, and travel behavior are impacted by new walking and biking infrastructure. Kelly Clifton…

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Oregon Walks 2014 Weston Award

Oregon Walks 2014 Weston Award

  • 14th November 2014

  Dr. Kelly J. Clifton – Weston Award Winner We are very excited to be honoring Dr. Kelly J. Clifton, a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering from Portland State University for her hard work in transportation, land use, and travel demand research. Dr. Clifton works diligently to make the…

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2014 OTREC Researcher of the Year

2014 OTREC Researcher of the Year

  • 14th November 2014

Dr. Clifton was honored on Sept. 11, 2104 at the Oregon Transportation Summit as the OTREC Researcher of the Year for her scholarly contributions to the transportation field.

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TRB 2013 a Success

TRB 2013 a Success

  • 6th March 2013

The 92nd Transportation Research Board meeting was last January and featured research from various Portland State University faculty and students. A write up of the event, and the subsequent “TRB Aftershock” event, can be found here.

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TR News Article on Consumer Behavior and Mode Choices

TR News Article on Consumer Behavior and Mode Choices

  • 5th July 2012

A new article Business Cycles: Catering to the Bicycling Market is out in TR News. The piece is based upon some ongoing research at Portland State University that aims to link consumer behavior to travel mode choices. You can download the article here: Clifton, Morrissey and Ritter. Look for more…

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OMC Launch with Peter Appel, US DOT RITA Administrator

OMC Launch with Peter Appel, US DOT RITA Administrator

  • 28th October 2010

The Oregon Modeling Collaborative (OMC) brings together academic researchers, public agencies, and the private sector around the challenges facing transportation and land use policy. The OMC will focus on innovation, education and outreach needed for the development of transportation modeling and analytical tools to plan for a sustainable future. Keynote address by Peter…

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Appointment to ODOT’s Policy Committee

Appointment to ODOT’s Policy Committee

  • 19th July 2010

Dr. Kelly Clifton was appointed to the Oregon Department of Transportation’s policy committee charged with developing the Statewide Transportation Strategy, including reductions in transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions. The committee will make recommendations for the strategy to the Oregon Transportation Commission for adoption.

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“Discretionary Activity Location Choice: In Home or Out of Home?” in press

“Discretionary Activity Location Choice: In Home or Out of Home?” in press

  • 23rd June 2010

Akar, Gulsah; Clifton, Kelly and Doherty, Sean, forthcoming in Transportation Abstract This paper examines the location choice associated with discretionary activities (in-home versus out-of-home). These substitution patterns are important in terms of travel demand as in-home activities do not necessitate travel while out-of-home activities incur travel. Mixed logit models are estimated using…

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Dr. Clifton to direct the Oregon Modeling Collaborative

  • 23rd June 2010

The Oregon Modeling Collaborative (OMC) was formed in spring 2010 to provide modeling tools and methods in support of Oregon’s transportation and land use planning and policy efforts. The OMC is comprised of members of the academic, policy and consulting sectors in Oregon and led by Dr. Kelly Clifton at…

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