Research

Peer-Reviewed Publications

2021

Brown, Anne and Rik Williams. “Equity Implications of Ride-Hail Travel during COVID-19 in California.” Transportation Research Record.

Meng, Sian and Anne Brown. “Docked vs. dockless equity: Comparing three micromobility service geographies.” Journal of Transport Geography.

Brown, Anne, Michael Manville, and Alexandra Weber. “Can mobility on demand bridge the first-last mile transit gap? Equity implications of Los Angeles’ pilot program.” Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives.

Brown, Anne, Nicholas J. Klein, and Calvin Thigpen. “Can You Park Your Scooter There? Why Scooter Riders Mispark and What to Do about It.” Findings, February.

Clark, Benjamin Y. & Anne Brown. “What Does Ride-Hailing Mean for Parking? Associations Between On-Street Parking Occupancy and Ride-Hail Trips in Seattle.” Case Studies on Transport Policy.

Brown, Anne and Whitney LaValle. “Hailing a change: comparing taxi and ridehail service quality in Los Angeles.” Transportation.

2020

Brown, Anne. “Who and Where Rideshares? Rideshare Travel and Use in Los Angeles.” Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.

Barajas, Jesus and Anne Brown. “Not Minding the Gap: Does ride-hailing serve transit deserts?” Journal of Transport Geography.

Brown, Anne, Nicholas J. Klein, Calvin Thigpen, and Nicholas Williams. “Impeding Access: The Frequency and Characteristics of Improper Scooter, Bike, and Car Parking.” Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives.

Brown, Anne, Vinit Mukhija, and Donald Shoup. “Converting Garages into Houses.” Journal of Planning Education and Research.

Brown, Anne, Jaimee Lederman, Brian D. Taylor, and Martin Wachs. “Analyzing voter support for California’s local option sales taxes for transportation.” Transportation.

Morris, E. A., Zhou, Y., Brown, A., Khan, S., Derochers, J. L., Campbell, H., Pratt, A., & Chowdhury, M. “Are drivers cool with pool? Driver attitudes towards the shared TNC services UberPool and Lyft Shared.” Transport Policy.

Lederman, Jaimee, Anne Brown, Brian D. Taylor, and Martin Wachs. “Arguing Over Transportation Sales Taxes: An Analysis of Equity Debates in Transportation Ballot Measures.” Urban Affairs Review.

2019

Brown, Anne. “Prevalence and Mechanisms of Discrimination: Evidence from the Ride-Hail and Taxi Industries.” Journal of Planning Education and Research. 

Brown, Anne. “Redefining Car Access.” Journal of the American Planning Association. 

Blumenberg, Evelyn, Anne Brown, Kelcie Ralph, Brian Taylor, and Carole Voulgaris. “A Resurgence in Urban Living?  Trends in Residential Location Patterns of Young and Older Adults since 2000.Urban Geography. 

Kim, Anna Joo, Anne Brown, Marla Nelson, Renia Ehrenfeucht, Nancy Holman, Nicole Gurran, Jathan Sadowski, Mara Ferreri, Romola Sanyal, Marta Bastos & Klaas Kresse. (2019). “ Planning and the So-Called ‘Sharing’ Economy / Can Shared Mobility Deliver Equity?/ The Sharing Economy and the Ongoing Dilemma about How to Plan for Informality/ Regulating Platform Economies in Cities – Disrupting the Disruption?/ Regulatory Combat? How the ‘Sharing Economy’ is Disrupting Planning Practice/ Corporatised Enforcement: Challenges of Regulating AirBnB andOther Platform Economies/ Nurturing a Generative Sharing Economy for Local Public Goods and Service Provision.” Planning Theory & Practice.

2018

Blumenberg, Evelyn, Anne Brown, and Andrew Schouten. “Car-Deficit Households: Determinants and Implications for Household Travel.” Transportation.

Brown, Anne. “Fair Fares: How Flat and Variable Fares Affect Transit Equity in Los Angeles.” Case Studies on Transport Policy.

Lederman, Jaimee, Anne Brown, Brian D. Taylor, and Martin Wachs. “Lessons Learned from 40 Years of Local Option Transportation Sales Taxes in California.” Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

2017

Brown, Anne E.Car-less or car-free? Socioeconomic and Mobility Differences Among Zero-Car Households.” Transport Policy 60, 152-159

Brown, Anne, Mark Garrett, and Martin Wachs. “Assessing the California Fuel Tax Swap of 2010.”  Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2670, 16-23.

Brown, Anne E., Taylor, Brian D., and Wachs, Martin. “The Boy Who Cried Wolf: Media Messaging and Traveler Responses to ‘Carmageddon’ in Los AngelesPublic Works Management & Policy 22(3), 1-19.

Ralph, Kelcie M. and Anne E. Brown. “The Role of Habit and Residential Location in Travel Behavior Change Programs, a Field Experiment.” Transportation

Ralph, Kelcie, Carole Turley Voulgaris, and Anne Brown. “Travel and the Built Environment: Insights from the Sprawl Index and Neighborhood Types.Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2653, 1-9.

Ralph, Kelcie, Brian D. Taylor, Evelyn Blumenberg, Anne Brown, and Carole Turley Voulgaris. “Millennials, built form, and travel Insights from a nationwide typology of U.S. neighborhoods.Journal of Transportation Geography 57, 218-226.

Smart, Michael J., Brown, Anne, Taylor, Brian D. “Sex or Sexuality? Analyzing the division of labor and travel in gay, lesbian, and straight households.Travel Behavior and Society 6, 75-82.

Voulgaris, Carole Turley, Brian D. Taylor, Evelyn Blumenberg, Anne Brown, and Kelcie Ralph. “Synergistic Neighborhood Relationships with Travel Behavior: An Analysis of Travel in 30,000 US Neighborhoods.” Journal of Transportation and Land Use 10(2).

Book Chapters

2018

Brown, Anne and Brian Taylor. “Bridging the Gap Between Mobility Haves and Have-Nots.” In Three Revolutions: Steering Automated, Shared, and Electric Vehicles to a Better Future. Daniel Sperling (Ed.). Island Press. DOI: 10.5822/978-1-61091-906-7_6.

Monographs

2021

Brown, Anne, Alice Grossman, and Lucy Noble. “Via2G Microtransit Pilot Evaluation.” Mineta Transportation Institute.

Brown, Anne. “Scooters are here, but where do they go? Aligning scooter regulations with city goals.” International Transport Forum.

Brown, Anne, Michael Manville, and Alexandra Weber. “Mobility on Demand in the Los Angeles Region: Evaluation of the Use and Performance of the MOD Pilot.” Eno Center for Transportation.

Golub, Aaron, Anne Brown, Candace Brakewood, and John MacArthur. “Applying an Equity Lens to Automated Payment Solutions for Public Transportation.” National Institute for Transportation and Communities, NITC-RR-1268.

2020

Brown, Anne, Benjamin Clark. “What Makes Cents? How Uber Shapes Municipal On-Street Parking Revenue.National Institute for Transportation and Communities, NITC2016-UO-15.

Skov, Joshua, Aaron Toneys, and Anne Brown. “The Carbon Footprint of Ride-hailing: GHG Inventory Methodology.” Environmental Law Institute.

2019

Morris, Eric A., Angela Pratt, Ying Zhao, Anne Brown, Sakib M. Khan, John L. Derochers. “Assessing the Experience of Providers and Users of Transportation Network Company Ridesharing Services.” Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility. (full text)

2018

Brown, Anne E. “Ridehail Revolution: Ridehail Travel and Equity in Los Angeles.” UCLA Doctoral Dissertation. This research has been extensively covered in the media and was awarded the Barclay Gibbs Jones Award for best dissertation in Planning by the Association of Collegiate Schools in Planning and the Charley V. Wootan Memorial Award for the best dissertation in Transportation by the Council of University Transportation Centers. (full text)

Blumenberg, Evelyn, Anne Brown, Andrew Schouten. “Auto-Deficit Households: Determinants, Travel Behavior, and the Gender Division of Household Car Use.” University of California Center for Economic Competitiveness in Transportation. (full text)

2017

Albrecht, Maxwell, Anne Brown, Jaimee Lederman, Brian D. Taylor, Martin Wachs. “The Equity Challenges and Outcomes of California County Transportation Sales Taxes.” University of California Center for Economic Competitiveness in Transportation. (link)

Popular Press

2020

Brown, Anne, Nicholas J. Klein, and Calvin Thigpen. “Sizing Up Multimodal Parking Violations.” Parking and Mobility, September, p. 25-27.

Thigpen, Calvin, Nicholas Klein, and Anne Brown. “Parking Problems: Motor Vehicle Parking Violations Vastly Surpass Scooters and Bikes.” Institute for Transportation Engineers Journal, 90(5), p. 45-49.

2019

Brown, Anne. “The Equalizer: Could Ride-Hailing Extend Equitable Car Access?” Transfers.

Brown, Anne. “Are ride-hail fees fair?” The Circulator.

Brown, Anne, Vinit Mukhija, and Donald Shoup. “How Single-Family Garages Can Ease California’s Housing Crisis.” CityLab.

2018

Brown, Anne, Vinit Mukhija, and Donald Shoup. “Converting Cars for Garages into Housing for People.” Transfers.

Brown, Anne. “Could a Cap on Ridehailing Curb Equity Gains?” Urbanism Next Blog. September 19.

Brown, Anne E. “L.A.’s taxi industry discriminates against black riders. If we don’t force them to change, they won’t.” Los Angeles Times. August 12.

Brown, Anne E. “What can we learn from ridehail data?The Circulator. August 6.

Brown, Anne and Brian Taylor. “Can ride-sharing apps and autonomous vehicles help bridge the gap between the mobility haves and have-nots?City Metric.

Albrecht, Maxwell, Anne Brown, Jaimee Lederman, Brian D. Taylor, Martin Wachs. “The Equity Challenges and Outcomes of California County Transportation Sales Taxes. UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies Policy Brief.

Brown, Anne. “Car-less or Car-free? Socioeconomic and Mobility Differences Among Zero-Car Households.UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies Policy Brief.

Brown, Anne, Vinit Mukhija, and Donald Shoup. “Zoning to Promote Garage Apartments.” Zoning Practice 5. (full text)