Curriculum Vitae

Tara Goddard

Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning | Texas A&M University

Langford A348B | College Station TX 77843 | 503-853-5786 | goddard@tamu.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D    Portland State University, Urban Studies                                                     2017

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Specializations: Transportation planning and design; travel behavior

Dissertation: “Drivers’ attitudes and behaviors toward bicyclists: Intermodal interactions and implications for road safety”

M.S.     University of California, Davis, Civil Engineering                                          2005

            Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

            Emphasis: Transportation Planning and Policy

            Thesis: “Beyond the Minivan: Women’s Travel Behavior in Traditional and Suburban Neighborhoods”

B.S.      University of California, Santa Barbara, Mechanical Engineering               2002

Department of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering

Graduated with Honors and Distinction in the Major. Engineer-in-Training, EIT 114541.

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, Urban Planning                                   2017-

Adjunct Instructor, Portland State University                                                           2017

Graduate Research Assistant, Portland State University                                         2011-2017

Graduate Research Assistant, UC Davis                                                                    2004-2005

Graduate Teaching Assistant, UC Davis                                                                    2002-2003

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

Bicycle/Pedestrian Program Coordinator, City of Davis, California                         2007-2011

Associate Transportation Planner, City of Sacramento, California                          2005-2007

Administrative Analyst II, Sustainable Transportation Analysis                               2004-2005 Internship, University of California Office of the President

Executive Fellow, Department of Housing and Community                                     2003-2004

Development, Capital Fellows Program, Office of the Governor                             

and the Center for California Studies at California State University

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2019    Ralph, K., Iacobucci, E., Thigpen, C. G., & Goddard, T. (2019). Editorial Patterns in Bicyclist and Pedestrian Crash Reporting. Transportation Research Record2673(2), 663–671. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198119825637

2016    Singleton, P. A., & Goddard, T. “Cycling by Choice or Necessity? Exploring the Gender Gap in Bicycling in Oregon.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2598: Socioeconomics, Sustainability, Health, and Human Factors, 110–118. https://doi.org/10.3141/2598-13

2015    Goddard, T., Kahn, K. B., & Adkins, A. “Racial Bias in Driver Yielding Behavior at Crosswalks.” Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour (33).

2007    Goddard, T.B., Handy, S.L., Cao, X., & Mokhtarian, P.L.  “Voyage of the S.S. Minivan: Women’s Travel Behavior in Traditional and Suburban Neighborhoods.”  Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, DC. 1956: 141-148.

Other Edited Works

2019    Goddard, T. & Hood, D., Editors, TR News Special Issue on Women in Transportation, Transportation Research Board.

2017    Goddard, T. “Bicycle.” In World Book Encyclopedia. Vol. 2. Chicago, IL: World Book, Inc., a Scott Feltzer Company.

2016    Goddard, T. “Theorizing bicycle justice using social psychology:  Examining the intersection of mode and race with the Conceptual Model of Roadway Interactions.” In Golub, A., Hoffman, M., Lugo, A., & Sandoval, G. (Eds.), Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation: Biking for All?. New York, NY: Routledge: 100-113.

Guides, Reports, Policy Briefs, and White Papers

2019    Ralph, K., Iacobucci, E., Thigpen, C. G., & Goddard, T. Editorial Patterns in Bicyclist and Pedestrian Crash Reporting. Project brief, http://www.eden.rutgers.edu/~ei60/crasheshandout.pdf

2018    Dill, Jennifer and Tara Goddard. Pedestrian Observation and Data Collection Curriculum Guide. NITC-ED-999. Portland, OR: Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC), 2018. https://dx.doi.org/10.15760/trec.195

Dill, Jennifer and Tara Goddard. One Step At A Time: Counting Pedestrians Students Learn Pedestrian Observation and Data Collection in the Field. Project Brief NITC-ED-999. Portland, OR: Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC), 2018.

Invited Talks, Seminars, and Webinars

2019    Goddard, T. “Vulnerable Road User Safety in the (Partially) Autonomous Age: Research Methods and Critical Issues”. Invited seminar, UC Davis Institute for Transportation Studies (ITS-Davis). https://its.ucdavis.edu/seminar/april-12-2019/; https://ucdcoe.mediasite.com/Mediasite/Play/1164c5abdedb41fbb3d24618bc7016131d

2017    Goddard, T. “Integrating explicit and implicit methods in travel behavior research: A study of driver attitudes and bias.” Invited webinar, National Institute for Transportation and Communities, Portland State University. http://nitc.trec.pdx.edu/events/professional-development/webinar-integrating-explicit-and-implicit-methods-travel-behavior

2016    Goddard, T., Ory, D., Rowan-Gould, G., & Morrison, G. “Transportation Disruptions”, Invited panel speaker, ITS-Davis 25th Anniversary, Mapping the Future of Mobility, Davis, CA.

Goddard, T. “Explicit and Implicit Attitudes and Self-Reported Safety Behaviours in US Drivers towards Bicyclists”. Invited talk, Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q), Queensland University of Technology. Brisbane, Australia.

2013    Goddard, T. “Are Bicycling and Walking “Cool?”: Adolescent Attitudes about Active Travel”. Invited seminar, Transportation Research and Education Center, Portland State University. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QO5dEg9u8s&feature=youtu.be

2011    Goddard, T. “Sam Baek and the Jajeongeo: Visiting the Bike City of Korea”. Invited seminar, Transportation Research and Education Center, Portland State University. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NObalH9Fcq0&feature=youtu.be

2009    Goddard, T. “Bike Planning in Bike City, USA: How to Win Friends and Influence People by Trying Really Hard, Actually”. Invited seminar, UC Davis Institute for Transportation Studies (ITS-Davis). https://breeze.ucdavis.edu/p61734368/

2008    Goddard, T. “Local Government Strategies: When Platinum Isn’t Enough”. Invited seminar, UC Davis Institute for Transportation Studies (ITS-Davis).

Conference Papers, Presentations, and Workshops

2018    Goddard, T. “Drivers’ attitudes and behaviors toward bicyclists: Stereotypes, normative beliefs, and the role of personal experience.” Podium session, Active Living Research Conference, Banff, Canada.

2017    Goddard, T. “Driver’s attitudes about bicyclists: roadway norms, implicit bias, and implications for safety.” NaturalBuiltVirtual, Texas A&M College of Architecture Research Symposium, College Station, TX.

Goddard, T. “Integrating explicit and implicit methods in travel behavior research: A study of driver attitudes and behaviors.” Pre-organized conference session, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Annual Conference. Denver, CO.

Goddard, T. “Drivers’ attitudes and behaviors toward bicyclists: Stereotypes, normative beliefs, and the role of personal experience.” Podium session, 6th Annual International Cycling Safety Conference, Davis, CA.

Goddard, T. “Drivers’ attitudes and behaviors toward bicyclists: Intermodal interactions and implications for road safety.” TRB 2017 Doctoral Student Research in Transportation Safety, TRB 96th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Goddard, T., Schneider, R., & Sanders, R.  “What is ‘Driver Yielding Culture,’ and Can Communities Grow It to Improve Pedestrian Safety?” invited workshop presentation, How to Reverse the Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities: Identifying the Problems and Solutions workshop at the TRB 96th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

2016    Goddard, T. “Exploring Drivers’ Attitudes and Behaviors toward Bicyclists: Explicit and Implicit Attitudes and Self-Reported Safety Behaviors.” 2016 International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology. Brisbane, Australia.

Goddard, T. “Exploring Drivers’ Attitudes and Behaviors toward Bicyclists: Explicit and Implicit Attitudes and Self-Reported Safety Behaviors.” Eisenhower Innovative Doctoral Research Showcase, TRB 95th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Goddard, T., Dill, J., & Monsere, C. “Driver Attitudes about Bicyclists: Negative Evaluations of Rule-Following and Predictability.” In TRB 95th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers. Washington, DC.

Goddard, T., Dill, J., & Monsere, C. “Driver Attitudes about Bicyclists: Negative Evaluations of Rule-Following and Predictability.” At 55th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP). Houston, TX.

2015    Dill, J., Goddard, T., & Monsere, C. “Can Protected Bike Lanes Help Close the Gender Gap in Cycling? Lessons from Five Cities.” In TRB 94th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers. Washington, DC.

2014    Goddard, T., Kahn, K. B., & Adkins, A. “Racial Bias in Driver Yielding Behavior at Crosswalks.” At 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology. Paris, France.

Goddard, T. & Dill, J. “Adolescent Attitudes toward Active Travel: A Multi-Year Look at Gender and Age Effects.” At the 2014 Active Living Research Annual Conference, San Diego, California.

Goddard, T., Kahn, K. B., & Adkins, A. “Exploring Racial Bias in Drivers’ Behavior at Pedestrian Crossings.” At the 2014 Active Living Research Annual Conference, San Diego, California. Winner: People’s Choice for Best Poster Content

Goddard, T. & Dill, J. “Gender Differences in Adolescent Attitudes about Active Travel.” At the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board.

Goddard, T. & Dill, J. “Betwixt and Be ‘Tween’: The Divergence of Attitudes about Active Travel Among Preteen Girls and Boys.” At the 2013 Active Living Research Annual Conference, San Diego, California.

GRANTS

2018-2020       Triads for Transformation (T3) Grant, “How Do Drivers’ Attitudes And Emotions Affect Their Attention And Behavior Toward Bicyclists?”, Principle Investigator/Project Owner ($30,000)

2018-2020       Program to Enhance Scholarly and Creative Activities (PESCA) Grant, “Roadway interactions in the US and UK: Drivers explicit and implicit attitudes and their effects on road safety behaviors”, Principal Investigator ($9,974)

2017-2018       National Institute for Transportation and Communities Small Starts Grant, “Is There a “Buy Local” Case for Lower Travel Speeds? Testing Differences in Driver Recognition of Local Versus National Retail at Different Travel Speeds”, Co-Investigator ($19,924)

2015-2016       National Institute for Transportation and Communities National Round 2 Grant, “Racial Bias in Drivers’ Yielding Behavior at Crosswalks: Understanding the Effect”, Co-Investigator ($30,000)

2013-2014       National Institute for Transportation and Communities Small Starts Grant, “Exploring Racial Bias in Drivers’ Behavior at Pedestrian Crossings”, Co-Investigator ($9,969)

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2017                Academic Achievement Award – Doctoral, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University.

2016                Eisenhower Transportation Fellow, Federal Highway Administration, US Department of Transportation ($35,500)

                        NITC UTC Outstanding Student of the Year, National Institute for Transportation and Communities, US Department of Transportation University Transportation Center ($1,000).

2015                Eisenhower Transportation Fellow, Federal Highway Administration, US Department of Transportation ($5,000)

                     Student Scholar, National Institute for Transportation and Communities, U.S. DOT National Center for Livable Communities ($5,000)

                     Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship, National Institute for Transportation and Communities ($15,000)

2014                Student Scholar, National Institute for Transportation and Communities, U.S. DOT National Center for Livable Communities ($4,000)

                        Sustainability Travel Award, PSU Institute for Sustainable Solutions ($1,000)

                        Excellence in Safety Research for Active Living Poster Award, Centers for Disease Control and Health (CDC) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

2013                Student Scholar, Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium, U.S. DOT University Transportation Center ($2,500)

                        Nancy Chapman Endowed Scholarship, PSU College of Urban and Public Affairs ($1,000)

2012                Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship, Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) ($3,500)

2011                Rex Burkholder and Lydia Rich Scholarship, Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation ($4,500)

2003                UCTC Fellowship, University of California Transportation Center ($3,000)          

2001                Research Experience for Undergraduates, National Science Foundation (NSF-REU)

1999                Energy Research Undergraduate Fellowship, US Department of Energy (DOE-ERULF)

EXTERNAL SERVICE ACTIVITIES

2011-               Member, Bicycle Transportation Committee (ANF20), Transportation Research Board. Communications and Membership Subcommittee co-coordinator, 2016-

2013-               Member, Women’s Issues in Transportation Committee (ABE70), Transportation Research Board. Committee paper review co-coordinator, 2017-

2017                Member, Scientific Committee, International Cycling Safety Conference 2017

                        Reviewer, Transportation Research Part A

                        Reviewer, Transportation Letters: the International Journal of Transportation Research

2016-               Elsevier Outstanding Reviewer, Accident Analysis & Prevention

Elsevier Outstanding Reviewer, Journal of Transport & Health

Elsevier Recognized Reviewer, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology & Behaviour

Elsevier Recognized Reviewer, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice

Elsevier Recognized Reviewer, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological

Reviewer, Transportation Letters: the International Journal of Transportation Research

2015-2016       Vice-President, Urban Studies Student Governance, Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University

                        PhD Representative, Faculty Committee, Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University

PhD Representative, Transportation Faculty Search Committee, Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University