Brakewood_new_headshot_croppedMy name is Candace Brakewood, and I am an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

Latest News
My research with collaborator Kayleigh Campbell on the impact of bikesharing on bus ridership was recently cited in the NY Times.   Also, here is a summary of my latest study about autonomous buses that was collaborative research with UTK grad students Mojdeh Azad and Nima Hoseinzadeh and UTK Professors Chris Cherry and Lee Han.

Research Interests
My research interests include transportation planning, public transportation, and shared mobility systems.  My recent research projects focus on four key areas, which are:

1. Transit Mobile Ticketing (read more here);
2. Rider Impacts of Real-Time Information (more info here);
3. Use of the Transit App (more here); and
4. Shared Mobility Services (more info here).

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.

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