My name is Candace Brakewood, and I am an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
I recently published two new studies on mobile fare payment apps used in public transit systems. The first is TCRP Synthesis 148: Business Models for Mobile Fare Apps, which can be downloaded for free here. The second study is An evaluation of the benefits of mobile fare payment technology from the user and operator perspectives and can be downloaded as an open access paper here.
My research interests include transportation planning, public transportation, and shared mobility systems. My recent research projects focus on four key areas, which are:
I have a PhD in Civil Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, dual Master of Science degrees in Transportation and Technology Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.