Robert Schneider, Assistant Professor
Robert Schneider is an Assistant Professor with practical and research experience in the sustainable transportation field. He teaches a pedestrian and bicycle planning course and contributes to national and local research projects on data collection, safety, facility evaluation, and demand analysis for active transportation modes. His dissertation explored how people choose between pedestrian, bicycle, transit, and automobile modes for routine travel.
Between 2001 and 2007, Robert worked for Toole Design Group, LLC, assisting with pedestrian and bicycle planning projects in communities such as Washington, DC, Rockville, MD, Alexandria, VA, Greensboro, NC, and Seattle, WA. His research in the sustainable transportation field builds on this practical experience. Robert is Vice Chair of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Pedestrians, currently leading the Paper Review Subcommittee and formerly leading the Research Subcommittee.
University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning, 2011
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Master of Regional Planning, 2001
Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, Bachelor of Arts, 1999
Sustainable Transportation Policy
Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning, Design, and Safety
Travel Behavior and the Built Environment
Transportation Standards and Analysis Methods
Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods
URBPLAN 692 – Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation
Methods and Technologies for Collecting Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data, 2014 (for National Cooperative Highway Research Program through Kittelson Associates, Inc.)
Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Along Existing Roads, 2013 (for National Cooperative Highway Research Program through Toole Design Group, LLC)
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