Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Chris Cherry was recently quoted in Bloomberg Hyperdrive about why he prefers bike racks over bike parking facilities.
UT researchers are working with colleagues in Portland to map transit, bike sharing, and e-scooter sharing during the current pandemic.
Highlights Walking Under the Influence of alcohol can play a role in car accidents that result in injury or death. Exploring the association between characteristics of the pedestrian, road, and environment and WUI could help save lives. The researchers have discovered the demographic profile of WUI pedestrians as well as when these crashes usually occur. […]
Chris Cherry spoke to the Times Free Press about the increase in pedestrian fatalities in Tennessee since 2013.
What lessons can be gleaned from this infrastructural pitfall? Chris Cherry was biking to a football game in Knoxville in 2014 when his wheel got lodged in the gap of a railroad crossing. Both he and his wife wound up eating face, though she got the worst of it.
According to Christopher Cherry, a transportation researcher at UT, e-bikes are 10 to 20 times more energy-efficient than a car. These vehicles can fill in a particular transit niche in denser areas—trips up to 3 to 4 miles—and can help replace journeys spent behind the wheel of a vehicle. Read More »
“This consortium will lead efforts to meet transportation safety needs throughout the United States,” said Khattak.
Cherry has looked at behavioral and environmental aspects related to electric bikes, scooters, and larger electric vehicles in his research and has published articles related to the growth of electrical two-wheelers.