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Mailing Address: Portland State University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, P.O. Box 751 CEE, Portland, OR 97207-0751

Physical Location: office 301H Engineering Building 1930 SW 4th Ave, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97201

Phone: 503-725-2836

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PSU Transportation Group 2011-12 Annual Report

Dr. Miguel Andres Figliozzi

Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park, 2004
M.S., The University of Texas at Austin, 1998
B.S., Civil Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, 1993

Dr. Miguel Andres Figliozzi main research areas are related to transit and traffic operations, non-motorized transportation (pedestrian and bicycle modes), freight and logistics as well as emissions, energy, sustainability, livability, and socioeconomic impacts. See TTP lab research page for current projects.

Research Areas

Emissions and Air Quality/Health

Electric Vehicles & New Vehicle Technologies

Freight s

Logistics

Non-motorized Transportation

Traffic and Transit Operations

Climate Change

Transportation Resources at PSU

Research Assistant Positions

Current Projects

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Research Areas and Selected Related Publications

Emissions and Air Quality/Health

Bigazzi, A., Figliozzi, M., Review of Urban Bicyclists’ Intake and Uptake of Traffic-Related Air Pollution, Forthcoming 2014 Transport Reviews. PDF

Moore, A., Figliozzi, M., and Bigazzi, A., Modeling the Impact of Traffic Conditions on the Variability of Mid-block Roadside Fine Particulate Matter Concentrations on an Urban Arterial, Forthcoming 2014 Transportation Research Record. PDF

Bigazzi, A., Figliozzi, M., Clifton, C., Traffic Congestion and Air Pollution Exposure for Motorists: Comparing Exposure Duration and Intensity, Forthcoming 2013 International Journal of Sustainable Transportation. PDF

Bell, K., Kothuri, S., Figliozzi, M., Emission Model Sensitivity Analysis: The Value of Smart Phone Weight-Mile Tax Truck Data, Forthcoming 2013 European Transport. PDF

Bigazzi, A., Figliozzi, M., Marginal Costs of Freeway Traffic Congestion with On-Road Pollution Exposure Externality, 2013 Transportation Research Part A, Vol. 57, pp. 12-24. PDF

Slavin, C.,  Figliozzi, M., The Impact of Traffic Signal Timing on Sidewalk Level Particulate Matter Concentrations, 2013 Transportation Research Record 2340, pp. 29-37. PDF

Bigazzi, A., Figliozzi, M., Role of Heavy-Duty Freight Vehicles in Reducing Emissions on Congested Freeways with Elastic Travel Demand Functions,  2013 Transportation Research Record 2340, pp. 84-94. PDF

Moore, A., Figliozzi, M., Statistical Study of the Variables Associated with Particulate Matter Exposure Levels at Bus Shelters, 2013 Transportation Research Record 2341, pp. 83-90. PDF

Bigazzi, A., Figliozzi, M., Study of the Emissions Benefits of Commercial Vehicle Lane Management Strategies, 2013 Transportation Research Record 2341, pp. 43-52. PDF

Bigazzi, A., Figliozzi, M., Congestion and Emissions Mitigation: A Comparison of Capacity, Demand, and Efficiency Based Strategies, Transportation Research Part D, Volume 17, pp 538-547, 2012. PDF

Bigazzi, A., Figliozzi, M., Impacts of freeway traffic conditions on in-vehicle exposure to ultrafine particulate matter, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 60, pp 495-503, 2012. PDF

Moore, A., Figliozzi, M., Monsere, C., Air Quality at Bus Stops: An Empirical Analysis of Exposure to Particulate Matter at Bus Stop Shelters, Transportation Research Record 2270, pp 76-86, 2012, PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., The Impacts of Congestion on Time-definitive Urban Freight Distribution Networks CO2 Emission Levels, 2011, Transportation Research part C., v.19 (5), p. 766–778, PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., Boudart, J., and Feng, W., Economic and Environmental Optimization of Vehicle Fleets: A Case Study of the Impacts of Policy, Market, Utilization, and Technological Factors, 2011, Transportation Research Record 2252, p. 1-6 , PDF

Kendrick, Moore, Haire, Bigazzi, Figliozzi, Monsere & George, The Impact of Bicycle Lane Characteristics on Bicyclists' Exposure to Traffic-related Particulate Matter, 2011, Transportation Research Record 2247, p. 24-32, PDF

Wheeler & Figliozzi, Multi-Criteria Trucking Freeway Performance Measures in Congested Corridors, 2011 Transportation Research Record 2224, p. 82-93, PDF

Moore, Kendrick , Bigazzi, Haire, George, Figliozzi & Monsere , Assessing Bicyclist and Pedestrian Exposure to Ultrafine Particles: Passive Shielding with Noise Barriers, Presented at the Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, January 2011, PDF

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Electric Vehicles & New Vehicle Technologies

Feng W., Figliozzi, M., Key Factors and Variables Affecting the Optimization of Transit Diesel and Hybrid Bus Fleets in the USA. 2014. Public Transport. Vol. 6, 1–2, pp. 137–157. PDF

Tipagornwong, C., Figliozzi, M., An Analysis of the Competitiveness of Freight Tricycle Delivery Services in Urban Areas, Forthcoming 2014 Transportation Research Record. PDF

Feng, W., Figliozzi, Bus Fleet Type and Age Replacement Optimization: A case study utilizing King County Metro fleet data, Proceedings of the Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport (CASPT), June 2012, Santiago, Chile. PDF

Davis, B., Figliozzi, M., A Methodology to Evaluate the Competitiveness of Electric Delivery Trucks, Transportation Research Part E, Volume 49, pp 8-23, 2013. PDF

Feng, W., Figliozzi, M., An Economic and Technological Analysis of the Key Factors Affecting the Competitiveness of Electric Commercial Vehicles, Forthcoming 2012 Transportation Research Part C, Volume 26, pp 135-145, 2013. PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., Boudart, J., and Feng, W., Economic and Environmental Optimization of Vehicle Fleets: A Case Study of the Impacts of Policy, Market, Utilization, and Technological Factors, 2011, Transportation Research Record 2252, p. 1-6 , PDF

Boudart, J., Figliozzi, M., A Model and Study of the Key Variables Affecting Bus Replacement Age and Lifecycle Costs, 2012, Transportation Research Record 2274, pp 109-113, PDF

Conrad, R., Figliozzi, M., The Recharging Vehicle Routing Problem, Conference Proceedings 61st Annual Conference IIE, May 21-25, 2011, Reno, Nevada. PDF

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Freight

Tipagornwong, C., Figliozzi, M., An Analysis of the Competitiveness of Freight Tricycle Delivery Services in Urban Areas, Forthcoming 2014 Transportation Research Record. PDF

Bell, K., Figliozzi, M., Evaluation of Smart Phone Weight-Mile Tax Truck Data for Supporting Freight Modeling, Performance Measures and Planning, 2013, Transportation Research Record 2378, pp. 22-31. PDF

Bell, K., Kothuri, S., Figliozzi, M., Emission Model Sensitivity Analysis: The Value of Smart Phone Weight-Mile Tax Truck Data, Forthcoming 2013 European Transport. PDF

Shabani, K., Figliozzi, M., A Statistical Study and Comparison of Freight Trends in Oregon and the U.S. , Proceedings of the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC. USA, January 2012. PDF

Unnikrishnan, A., Shahabi M., Figliozzi, M., A Model and Heuristic Solution Approach for the Capacitated Freight On-line Network Assignment with Transportation Disruptions and Recourse,  Transportation Research Record 2269, p. 11-19 , PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., The Impacts of Congestion on Time-definitive Urban Freight Distribution Networks CO2 Emission Levels, 2011, Transportation Research part C., v.19 (5), p. 766–778, PDF

Wheeler & Figliozzi, Multi-Criteria Trucking Freeway Performance Measures in Congested Corridors, 2011 Transportation Research Record 2224, p. 82-93, PDF

Unnikrishnan & Figliozzi, Online Freight Network Assignment Model with Transportation Disruptions and Recourse,2011 Transportation Research Record 2224, p. 17-25, PDF

Figliozzi, Wheeler, Albright, Walker, Sarkar, and Rice, Algorithms to Study the Impacts of Travel Time Reliability along Multi-Segment Trucking Freight Corridors, 2011, Transportation Research Record 2224, p. 26-34, PDF

Figliozzi, M. A., The impact of congestion on commercial vehicle tours and costs, 2010, Transportation Research part E– Transport and Logistics, 46(4): p. 496-506. PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., R. Harrison, and J.P. McCray, Estimating Texas-Mexico North American free trade agreement truck volumes, 2001, Transportation Research Record 1763, p. 42-47. PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., R. Harrison, and J.P. McCray, Using weigh-in-motion data to calibrate trade-derived estimates of Mexican trade truck volumes in Texas, 2000, Transportation Research Record 1719, p. 129-135. PDF

Greaves, S. and M. Figliozzi, Urban Commercial Vehicle Tour Data Collection Using Passive GPS Technology:  Issues And Potential Applications, 2008, Transportation Research Record 2049, p.158-166 PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., Analysis of the efficiency of urban commercial vehicle tours: Data collection, methodology, and policy implications, 2007, Transportation Research Part B, 41(9): p. 1014-1032. PDF

Hensher, D. and M.A. Figliozzi, Behavioural insights into the modelling of freight transportation and distribution systems, 2007, Transportation Research Part B, 41(9): p. 921-923. PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., Modeling the Impact of Technological Changes on Urban Commercial Trips by Commercial Activity Routing Type, 2006, Transportation Research Record 1964, p. 118-126. PDF

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Logistics

Figliozzi, M., The time dependent vehicle routing problem with time windows: Benchmark problems, an efficient solution algorithm, and solution characteristics, Transportation Research Part E, Volume 48, Issue 3, May 2012, Pages 616-636, PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., Vehicle Routing Problem for
Emissions Minimization (originally entitled in the conference proceedings as "Emissions Minimization Vehicle Routing Problem"), 2010, Transportation Research Record 2197, p.1-7. PDF

Zhang, Z. & Figliozzi, M.A., A Survey of Chinese Importers and Exporters: China’s Logistics Industry Developments and the Impacts of Transportation System Performance on Supply Chain Costs and Operations, 2010, Transport Reviews, 30(2): p. 179-194. PDF*

* This paper was cited by the The Economist, June 29, 2010 Article

Conrad, R., Figliozzi, M.A., Algorithms to Quantify the Impacts of Congestion on Time-Dependent Real-World Urban Freight Distribution Networks, 2010, Transportation Research Record 2168, p. 104-113. PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., An Iterative Route Construction and Improvement Algorithm for the Vehicle Routing Problem with Soft Time Windows, 2010, Transport Research Part C – Advanced Technologies, 18(5) : p. 668-679, 2010. PDF

Figliozzi, M. A., Planning Approximations to the average length of vehicle routing problems with time window constraints, 2009, Transportation Research part B - Methodological, 43(4): p. 438-447. PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., Planning Approximations to the Average Length of Vehicle Routing Problems with Varying Customer Demands and Routing Constraints, 2008, Transportation Research Record 2089, p.1-8. PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., H.S. Mahmassani, and P. Jaillet, Pricing in Dynamic Vehicle Routing Problems. Transportation Science, 2007. 41(3): p. 302-318. PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., Analysis and Evaluation of Incentive Compatible Dynamic Mechanisms for Carrier Collaboration, 2006, Transportation Research Record 1966, p. 34-40. PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., H. Mahmassani, and P. Jaillet, Quantifying Opportunity Costs in Sequential Transportation Auctions for Truckload Acquisition, 2006, Transportation Research Record 1964, p. 247-252. PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., H. Mahmassani, and P. Jaillet, Auction Settings and Performance of Electronic Marketplaces for Truckload Transportation Services, 2005, Transportation Research Record 1906, p. 89-97. PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., H. Mahmassani, and P. Jaillet, Competitive Performance Assessment of Dynamic Vehicle Routing Technologies Using Sequential Auctions, 2004, Transportation Research Record 1882, p. 10-18. PDF

Figliozzi, M.A., H. Mahmassani, and P. Jaillet, Framework for the study of carrier strategies in auction-based transportation marketplace, 2003, Transportation Research Record 1854, p. 162-170. PDF

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Non-motorized Transportation

Figliozzi, M., Johnson, P., Monsere, C., Nordback, K., A Methodology to Characterize Ideal Short-term Counting Conditions and Improve AADT Estimation Accuracy Using a Regression-based Correcting Function, Forthcoming  Journal of Transportation Engineering. PDF

Lindsey, G., Nordback, K., Figliozzi, M., Institutionalizing Bicycle and Pedestrian Monitoring Programs in Three States, Forthcoming 2014 Transportation Research Record. PDF

Figliozzi, M., Wheeler, N., Monsere, M., A Methodology to Estimate Bicyclists’ Acceleration and Speed Distributions at Signalized Intersections, 2013, Transportation Research Record 2387, pp. 66–75. PDF

Thompson, S., Monsere, M., Figliozzi, M., Koonce, P., Obery, G., Bicycle-Specific Traffic Signals: Results from a State of the Practice Review, 2013, Transportation Research Record 2387, pp. 1–9. PDF

Farhana, A., Rose, G., Figliozzi, M., Jakob, C., Commuter Cyclist’s Sensitivity to Changes in Weather: Insight from Two Cities with Different Climatic Conditions, Proceedings of the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC. USA, January 2012. PDF

Rose, Ahmed & Figliozzi, Quantifying and comparing the effects of weather on bicycle demand in Melbourne (Australia) and Portland (USA), Presented at the Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, January 2011, PDF

Wheeler, N, Conrad, R, Figliozzi, M., A Statistical Analysis of Bicycle Rider Performance, Proceedings of the 88th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC. USA, January 2009. PDF

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Traffic and Transit Operations

Moore, A., Figliozzi, M., and Bigazzi, A., Modeling the Impact of Traffic Conditions on the Variability of Mid-block Roadside Fine Particulate Matter Concentrations on an Urban Arterial, Forthcoming 2014 Transportation Research Record. PDF

Slavin, C., Feng, W., Figliozzi, M., Koonce, P.,  Statistical Study of the Impacts of SCATS Adaptive Traffic Signal Control on Traffic and Transit Performance, 2013 Transportation Research Record 2356, pp. 117-126. PDF

Slavin, C., Feng, W., Figliozzi, M., An Evaluation of the Impacts of an Adaptive Coordinated Traffic Signal System on Transit Performance: a case study on Powell Boulevard (Portland, Oregon), Proceedings of the Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport (CASPT), June 2012, Santiago, Chile. PDF

Albright, E., Figliozzi, M., Analysis of the Impacts of Transit Signal Priority on Bus Bunching and Performance, Proceedings of the Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport (CASPT), June 2012, Santiago, Chile. PDF

Moore, A., Figliozzi, M., Monsere, C., An Empirical Study of Particulate Matter Exposure for Passengers Waiting at Bus Stop Shelters in Portland, Oregon, USA, Proceedings of the Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport (CASPT), June 2012, Santiago, Chile. PDF

Albright, E., Figliozzi, M., A Study of the Factors that Influence Transit Signal Priority Effectiveness and Late Bus Recovery at the Signalized Intersection Level, Forthcoming 2012, Transportation Research Record, PDF

Boudart, J., Figliozzi, M., A Model and Study of the Key Variables Affecting Bus Replacement Age and Lifecycle Costs,  Forthcoming 2012, Transportation Research Record, PDF

Bigazzi, A., Figliozzi, M.,  Do Mobility Based Performance Measures Reflect Emissions Trends?, Proceedings of the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC. USA, January 2012. PDF

Bigazzi, A. , Figliozzi, M., A Model and Case Study of the Impacts of Stochastic Capacity on Freeway Traffic Flow, Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Transportation Research Forum, March 10-12, 2011, Long Beach, USA, PDF***

Bigazzi & Figliozzi, An Analysis of the Relative Efficiency of Freeway Congestion Mitigation as an Emissions Reduction Strategy, Presented at the Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, January 2011, PDF

Bigazzi - Figliozzi & Clifton, Motorists’ Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution, Presented at the Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, January 2011, PDF

Feng, Figliozzi, Price, Feng & Hostetler, Techniques to Visualize and Monitor Transit Fleet Operations Performance in Urban Areas, Presented at the Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, January 2011, PDF

Feng & Figliozzi, Using Archived AVL-APC Bus Data to Identify Spatial-Temporal Causes of Bus Bunching, Presented at the Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, January 2011, PDF

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Climate Change

Walker, Figliozzi, Haire & MacArthur, Climate Action Plans and Long-range Transportation Plans in the Pacific Northwest, 2011 Transportation Research Record 2252, p. 118-126, PDF

Walker, Figliozzi, Haire & MacArthur, Identifying Surface Transportation Vulnerabilities and Risk Assesment Opportunities under Climate Change, 2011 Transportation Research Record 2244, p. 41-49, PDF

Chang, H., Lafrenz, M, Figliozzi M., Platman, D.,Pederson, C. Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Flood-Induced Travel Disruptions: A Case Study of Portland Oregon, USA, 2010, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol 100, No. 4, p. 938-952. PDF

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Transportation Resources at PSU

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Research Assistant (RA) Positions Available

For graduate students (full time) or for undergraduate students (hourly)

Current or prospective PSU graduate students interested in transportation research with strong quantitative and communication skills (both oral and written) are invited to apply for research assistant positions. The positions are available with tuition remission and up to 20 paid hours per week during the academic year and full summer support. Casual positions (hourly basis) may also be available.

To be considered for a Research Assistanship please apply to the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) deparment. If you are not a current PSU student you will need to apply for a graduate degree to qualify for a RA. For information related to the application process for graduate degrees in CEE click HERE. Deadline for Fall applicants: first Monday of January (for strongest consideration for funding as a Graduate Research Assistant)

Undergraduate Research Opportunities are also available for current PSU students with strong credentials and research potential.

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