Dissertation Summary

My dissertation evaluates commuter benefits from a transport justice perspective.  I build a conceptual framework based upon the theory of transport justice developed by Karel Martens. I apply this framework to the topic of commuter benefits, focusing on factors associated with access to employer-based transit benefits as well as the impact of these measures on affordable access. My primary data sources are household travel surveys from large metropolitan regions.

Special thanks to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Dwight D. Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship Program for tuition support for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Committee Members: Dr. Kris Wernstedt (Chair), Dr. Margaret Cowell, Dr. Adam Eckerd, Dr. Pamela Murray-Tuite, Dr. Thomas Sanchez