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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.

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If you are attending the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington DC, come check out my research.  I will be presenting with my students and collaborators on the following:

  1. Tuesday 1/15/2019 at 8:00-9:45am: Exploring the Effect of Autonomous Vehicles on Transit Ridership (Download Poster)
  2. Tuesday 1/15/2019 at 1:30-3:15pm: Preliminary Evidence of Complete Streets Effects on Bus Operations Using Automated Data Sources (Download Poster)
  3. Tuesday 1/15/2019 at 1:30-3:15pm: A Literature Review of Fully Autonomous Buses (Download Poster)
  4. Tuesday 1/15/2019 at 3:45-5:30pm: Transit Customer Satisfaction with Mobile Fare Payment (Download Poster)
  5. Wednesday 1/16/2019 at 10:15am-12pm: Bikeshare Users on a Budget? A Trip Chaining Analysis of Bikeshare User Groups in Chicago (Download Poster)

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).

Education
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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