Transportation Network Companies and Data

Sponsored by
UC ITS Mobility Research Program; Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center
December 4 2020 10:00–11:00
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Joe Castiglione
Joe Castiglione
Deputy Director for Technology, Data & Analysis
San Francisco County Transportation Authority

In this presentation, Joe Castiglione, Deputy Director for Technology, Data & Analysis for the San Francisco County Transportation Authority, will discuss the types of questions public agencies such as the SFCTA are asking about TNCs, why public agencies need good data to help decision-makers make informed choices about policies and investments, how the SFCTA acquired TNC data, and the findings from agency's analysis of this data.

Joe Castiglione is the Deputy Directory for Technology, Data & Analysis at the San Francisco County Transportation Authority. He has been developing, refining and applying advanced transportation supply and demand models for over 20 years. He led the development of the first activity-based travel model used extensively in application in the US, and has subsequently led efforts to integrate advanced travel demand simulations with dynamic traffic models. Joe was the primary author of the Transportation Research Board's second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Report S2-C46-RR-1: Activity-Based Travel Demand Models: A Primer. Recently, he has been leading the Transportation Authority's research into the potential effects of Transportation Network Companies in San Francisco on congestion, transit ridership, and equity. Prior to joining the San Francisco County Transportation Authority, Joe worked as a consultant for transportation market research and transportation engineering firms. He has a Bachelor's Degree from Yale with a concentration in architecture and Master of City Planning Degree from the University of California at Berkeley.