Dr. Kelly J. Clifton has over 25 years of experience in the areas of transportation research and practice in the areas of transportation and land use planning and policy, demand modeling and forecasting, survey design and administration, and travel behavior.  In this work, she has partnered with government agencies, private firms, advocacy groups, and academics to inform transportation plans, investments and policies with over $5M in contracted projects. She was the inaugural chair of the World Society for Transport and Land Use Research and is an active member of the Transportation Research Board and the International Conference on Travel Survey Methods. Dr. Clifton has a PhD in Urban Planning from the University of Texas at Austin and is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Portland State University. More information about her work can be found at:




Kristina Currans is a doctoral candidate at Portland State University in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. She has been recognized both locally and nationally for her research aimed at improving the methods for estimating and evaluating transportation impacts of new development. Ms. Currans has a Masters in Civil Engineering from Portland State University and a Bachelors in Civil Engineering from Oregon State University. More information about her work can be found at: