Curriculum Vitae

Tara Goddard
Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning | Portland State University
PO Box 751-USP | Portland, OR 97207 | 503-983-3612 | goddard@pdx.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D Portland State University, Urban Studies (anticipated) 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” (Dissertation defense: February 2017)

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.

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

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT
Adjunct Instructor, PSU, Introduction to Transportation Planning (W2017) 2017-
Graduate Research Assistant, Portland State University 2011-
Graduate Research Assistant, UC Davis 2004-2005
Graduate Teaching Assistant, UC Davis 2002-2003

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
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, 2598, 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
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.

Selected Conference Papers and Presentations

2016

Goddard, T., Ory, D., Rowan-Gould, G., & Morrison, G. “Transportation Disruptions”, invited panel, ITS-Davis 25th Anniversary, Mapping the Future of Mobility, Davis, CA.
Goddard, T. “Drivers’ Attitudes and Behaviors toward Bicyclists: Explicit and Implicit Attitudes and Self-Reported Safety Behaviors”. Poster presentation, Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2016, Vancouver, BC.
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.
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, FELLOWSHIPS, AND AWARDS
2016-2017 Eisenhower Transportation Fellow, Federal Highway Administration, US Department of Transportation ($35,500)
2015-2016 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)
NITC Round 2 Grant, “Racial Bias in Drivers’ Yielding Behavior at Crosswalks: Understanding the Effect”, Co-Investigator ($30,000)
2014-2015 Student Scholar, National Institute for Transportation and Communities, U.S. DOT National Center for Livable Communities ($4,000)
2014 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
2013-2014 National Institute for Transportation and Communities Small Starts Grant, “Exploring Racial Bias in Drivers’ Behavior at Pedestrian Crossings”, Co-Investigator ($9,969)
Student Scholar, Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium, U.S. DOT University Transportation Center ($2,500)
2013 Nancy Chapman Endowed Scholarship, PSU College of Urban and Public Affairs ($1,000)
Sustainability Travel Award, PSU Institute for Sustainable Solutions ($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)

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ACTIVITIES

2016 Elsevier Recognized Reviewer, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology & Behaviour
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

2014-2016 President, WTS-PSU, Student Chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar

2013- Member, Women’s Issues in Transportation Committee, Transportation Research Board

2011- Member, Bicycle Transportation Committee, Transportation Research Board