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 recorded a Talking Headways podcast on the potential of real-time transit information, which you can download for free here. I was also recently quoted in the Wall Street Journal talking about how cities are trying to reinvent their bus systems.
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.