2014 OTREC Researcher of the Year

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.

TRB 2013 a Success

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, […]

TR News Article on Consumer Behavior and Mode Choices

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 […]

OMC Launch with Peter Appel, US DOT RITA Administrator

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 […]

Appointment to ODOT’s Policy Committee

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 […]

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

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 […]

Dr. Clifton to direct the Oregon Modeling Collaborative

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 […]

Dr. Kelly Clifton awarded two OTREC research projects in 2010

Dr. Clifton was awarded two new research grants as part of the 2010-2011 OTREC grant cycle. The project “Contextual Influences on Trip Generation” partners with Metro and surrounding communities to […]

Stimulous Spending in Maryland on WYPR’s Maryland Morning

Kelly Clifton on WYPR’s Maryland Morning. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act–better known as the stimulus bill–turns 6 months old on Monday. Nationally so far, $73billion out of nearly $581 […]

The Purple Line: A Rail Solution? July 21, 2009 6:30 – 8:00 pm @ The National Building Museum

Hear a panel of experts, including Maryland Transit Administration’s Michael Madden and Kelly Clifton, Ph. D. University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, discuss the Purple Line’s potential to relieve […]