Search for my publications on the Institute of Transportation Studies publication page!  Also check my reasonably current CV.

Short Pieces

Handy, S. 2020. A COVID boost for bicycling.  UC Davis Transportation and Climate Blog.  August. 

Handy, S. 2020. Is accessibility an idea whose time has finally come? Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment83, 102319.

Handy, S.  2018.  Enough with the “D’s” Aldready – Let’s Get Back to “A.” Transfers.  April.

Handy, S.  2017.  Active Transportation in an Era of Sharing, Electrification and Automation.  Policy Brief.  Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis.

 Recent Articles

Fitch, D.T., H. Mohiuddin, and S. Handy. 2021.  Examining the Effects of the Sacramento Dockless E-Bike Share on Bicycling and Driving.  Sustainability, 13, 368. 

Handy, S. L., and D. T.  Fitch. 2020. Can an e-bike share system increase awareness and consideration of e-bikes as a commute mode? Results from a natural experiment. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 1-16.

Volker, J., A. Lee, and S. Handy.  2020. Induced Vehicle Travel in the Environmental Review Process.  Transportation Research Record, 2674(7), 468-479.

Handy, S. and A. Lee.  2020.  What is it about bicycling?  Evidence from Davis, CA. Travel Behavior & Society, 20, 348-357.

Janke, J., C.G. Thigpen, and S. Handy. 2020. Examining the effect of life course events on modality type and the moderating influence of life stage. Transportation, 1-36.

Fitch, D. T., J. Sharpnack, and S. Handy. 2020. Psychological stress of bicycling with traffic: examining heart rate variability of bicyclists in natural urban environments. Transportation research part F: traffic psychology and behaviour70, 81-97.

Fitch, D. T., and S.L. Handy,  2020. Road environments and bicyclist route choice: The cases of Davis and San Francisco, CA. Journal of Transport Geography85, 102705.

Chatterjee, K., S. Chng, B. Clark, A. Davis., J. De Vos, D. Ettema. S. Handy, A. Martin and L. Reardon. 2020. Commuting and wellbeing: a critical overview of the literature with implications for policy and future research. Transport reviews40(1), 5-34.

Volker, J. and S. Handy.  2019.  Projecting Reductions in Vehicle Kilometers Traveled from New Bicycle Facilities.  Transport Findings, DOI:10.32866/7766.

Handy, S.  2019.  The connection between mode beliefs and mode liking: biking versus driving.  Transport Findings, DOI:10.32866/6800.

Fang, K. and S. Handy. 2019. Skateboarding for transportation: exploring the factors behind an unconventional mode choice among university skateboard commuters. Transportation46(1), 263-283.

Janke, J. and S. Handy. 2019. How life course events trigger changes in bicycling attitudes and behavior: Insights into causality. Travel Behaviour and Society16, 31-41.

Alemi, F., G. Circella, P. Mokhtarian and S. Handy. 2019. What drives the use of ridehailing in California? Ordered probit models of the usage frequency of Uber and Lyft. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies102, 233-248.

Zwald, M. L., Eyler, A. A., Haire-Joshu, D., Handy, S. L., Harris, J. K., Moreland-Russell, S., and Brownson, R. C. 2019. Network influences on the development and implementation of active transportation policies in six US cities. Preventive Medicine118, 176-183.

Handy, S., and C. Thigpen. 2019. Commute quality and its implications for commute satisfaction: Exploring the role of mode, location, and other factors. Travel Behaviour and Society16, 241-248.

Fitch, D. T., Rhemtulla, M., and Handy, S. L. 2018. The relation of the road environment and bicycling attitudes to usual travel mode to school in teenagers. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.  Forthcoming.

Handy, S., and C. Thigpen. 2018. Commute quality and its implications for commute satisfaction: Exploring the role of mode, location, and other factors. Travel Behaviour and Society.  Forthcoming.

Fitch, D. T., and Handy, S. L. 2018. The Relationship between Experienced and Imagined Bicycling Comfort and Safety. Transportation Research Record, DOI 0361198118787635.

Thigpen, C. G., and Handy, S. L. 2018. Effects of Building a Stock of Bicycling Experience in Youth. Transportation Research Record, DOI 0361198118796001.

Alemi, F., Circella, G., Handy, S., and Mokhtarian, P. 2018. What influences travelers to use Uber? Exploring the factors affecting the adoption of on-demand ride services in California. Travel Behaviour and Society13, 88-104.

Alemi, F., Circella, G., Mokhtarian, P., and Handy, S. 2018. Exploring the latent constructs behind the use of ridehailing in California. Journal of choice modelling29, 47-62.

Xing, Y., Volker, J., and Handy, S. 2018. Why do people like bicycling? Modeling affect toward bicycling. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour56, 22-32.

Thigpen, C., and S. Handy. 2018. Driver's licensing delay: A retrospective case study of the impact of attitudes, parental and social influences, and intergenerational differences. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice111, 24-40.

Lee, A. E., and S.L. Handy. 2018. Leaving level-of-service behind: The implications of a shift to VMT impact metrics. Research in Transportation Business & Management.

Sciara, G. C., K. Lovejoy, and S. Handy, S. 2018. The Impacts of Big Box Retail on Downtown: A Case Study of Target in Davis (CA). Journal of the American Planning Association84(1), 45-60.