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Marshall’s study examines bias in roadway design; featured on 9News

Wesley Marshall, Assistant Professor Civil Engineering
Wesley Marshall, Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering

According to a new study co-authored by Wesley Marshall, assistant professor of civil engineering, America’s streets are designed and evaluated with a an inherent bias toward the needs of motor vehicles, ignoring those of bicyclists, pedestrians, and public transit users. His study was featured in CU Today and on 9News and published in the Institute of Transportation Engineers Journal.

“The most common way to measure transportation performance is with the level-of-service standard,” said Marshall. “But that measure only tells us about the convenience of driving a car.”

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