Planning and Public Policy Ph.D. student Or Caspi presented E-bike Riding Routes and the Built Environment during a poster session at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) that took place in Washington, DC, in January 2017. TRB is a Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the TRB meeting is the world’s largest transportation conference. In 2017 it hosted over 13,000 transportation researchers, professionals, and students, and presented thousands of studies in hundreds of sessions. Or notes, “The main purpose of my participation in this meeting was the presenting of my study about the use of electric bicycles in Tel Aviv in a poster session. During the meeting, I also attended several sessions regard my main field of interest - bicycle transportation, including meetings, lecture sessions, and poster sessions.”
“Thanks to the funding I got from Rutgers Climate Institute, I was able to participant in this magnificent conference. My participation allowed me to meet the leading bicycle and transportation researchers in the world, as well as many other interesting people, and gain a lot of new knowledge and many ideas toward my PhD dissertation,” acknowledged Or.