Publications

Journal articles

Ausri, F. and A. Bigazzi, “Mesoscopic model of cycling trip energy expenditure based on operating modes.” Journal of Cycling and Micromobility Research, In press.

Hassanpour, A. and A. Bigazzi, “Operating speed distributions in off-street cycling facilities by vehicle type and motorization.” Journal of Cycling and Micromobility Research, In press.

Bardutz, E., A. Bigazzi, J. Honey-Roses, and G. Gill, “Rules versus risk: Why perceptions of pedestrian comfort and safety differ for interactions with self-driving versus human-driven vehicles.” Transportation Research Record, In press.

Berjisian, E. A. Bigazzi, and H. Barkh, “By cyclists, for cyclists: Road grade and elevation estimation from crowd-sourced fitness application data.” PLoS ONE, Vol. 18, No. 12, 2023.

Hassanpour, A. and A. Bigazzi, “What is in the bicycle paths? Detailed empirical mode share data for off-street paths in metropolitan Vancouver, Canada.” Transportation Research Record, Vol. 2677, No. 11, 2023.

Albitar, M. and A. Bigazzi, “Instrumentation to measure on-road cyclist noise exposure: Considerations for study design with smartphones and sound level meters.” Transportation Research Record, Vol. 2677, No. 9, pp. 18-29, 2023.

Berjisian, E. and A. Bigazzi, “Evaluation of map-matching algorithms for smartphone-based active travel data.” IET Intelligent Transport Systems, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 227-242, 2023.

Bardutz, E. and A. Bigazzi, “Communicating perceptions of pedestrian comfort and safety: Structural topic modeling of open response survey comments.” Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Vol. 14, 2022.

Berjisian, E. and A. Bigazzi, “Evaluation of methods to distinguish trips from activities in walking and cycling GPS data.” Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Vol. 137, 2022. [PDF]

Gill, G., A. Bigazzi, and M. Winters, “Investigating relationships among perceptions of yielding, safety, and comfort for pedestrians in unsignalized crosswalks.” Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, Vol. 85, pp. 179-194, 2022.

Bigazzi, A., F. Ausri, L. Peddi, D. Fitch, and E. Puterman, “Physiological markers of traffic-related stress during active travel.” Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, Vol. 84, pp. 223-238, 2022.

Frank, L., A. Bigazzi, A. Hong, A. Minaker, P. Fisher, and K. Raine, “Built environment influences on healthy eating and active living: The NEWPATH study.” Obesity, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 424-434, 2022. [PDF]

Ciuffini, F., S. Tengattini, and A. Bigazzi, “Mitigating increased driving after the COVID-19 pandemic: An analysis on mode share, travel demand, and public transport capacity.” Transportation Research Record, 2021. [PDF]

Hassanpour, A., A. Bigazzi, and D. MacKenzie, “Equity of access to Uber’s wheelchair accessible service.”  Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, Vol. 89, 2021.

Bigazzi, A., G. Gill, and M. Winters, “Contrasting perspectives on the comfort and safety of pedestrians interacting with other road users.” Transportation Research Record, Vol. 2675, No. 3, pp. 33-43, 2021.

Bigazzi, A. and E. Berjisian, “Modeling the impacts of electric bicycle purchase incentive program designs.” Transportation Planning and Technology, 2021.

Mohammed, H., Sayed, T., Bigazzi, A., “Microscopic modeling of cyclists on off-street paths: A stochastic imitation learning approach.Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, 2021. [PDF]

Bigazzi, A., “Marginal emission factors for public transit: Effects of urban scale and density.” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Vol. 88, 2020. [PDF]

Bigazzi, A. and K. Wong, “Electric bicycle mode substitution for driving, public transit, conventional cycling, and walking.” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Vol. 85, 2020. [PDF]

Gkekas, F., A. Bigazzi, and G. Gill, “Perceived safety and experienced incidents between pedestrians and cyclists in a high-volume non-motorized shared space.” Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Vol. 4, 2020.

Hassanpour, A., A. Bigazzi, and D. MacKenzie, “What can publicly-available API data tell us about supply and demand for new mobility services?Transportation Research Record, Vol. 2674, No. 1, pp. 178-187, 2020.

Kamel, M. B., T. Sayed, and A. Bigazzi, “A composite zonal index for biking attractiveness and safety” Accident Analysis and Prevention, Vol. 137, pp. 1-13, 2020. [PDF]

Osama, A., M. Al Bitar, T. Sayed, and A. Bigazzi, “Determining if walkability and bikeability indices reflect pedestrian and cyclist safety.” Transportation Research Record, Vol. 2674, No. 9, pp. 767-775, 2020. [PDF]

Bigazzi, A. and E. Berjisian, “Electric bicycles: Can they reduce driving and emissions in Canada?” Plan Canada, pp. 39-42, Fall 2019.

Aono, S. and A. Bigazzi, “Industry stakeholder perspectives on the adoption of electric bicycles in British Columbia.” Transportation Research Record, Vol. 2673, No. 5, pp. 1-11, 2019. [PDF]

Mohamed, A., and A. Bigazzi, “Speed and road grade dynamics of urban trips on electric and conventional bicycles.” Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 1467-1480, 2019. [PDF]

Bigazzi, A., and R. Lindsey, “A utility-based bicycle speed choice model with time and energy factors.” Transportation, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 995-1009, 2019. [PDF]

Bigazzi, A., “Comparison of marginal and average emission factors for passenger transportation modes.” Applied Energy, Vol. 242, pp. 1460-1466, 2019. [PDF]

El Masri, O. and A. Bigazzi, “Road grade estimates for bicycle travel analysis on a street network.” Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Vol. 104, pp. 158-171, 2019. [PDF]

Mohammed, H., A. Bigazzi, and T. Sayed, “Characterization of bicycle following and overtaking maneuvers on cycling paths.” Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Vol. 98, pp. 135-151, 2019. [PDF]

Bigazzi, A. and S. Gehrke, “Joint consideration of energy expenditure, air quality, and safety by cyclists.” Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behaviour, Vol. 58, pp. 652-664, 2018. [PDF]

Tengattini, S., A. Bigazzi, and F. Rupi, “Appearance and behaviour: Are cyclist physical attributes reflective of their preferences and habits?” Travel Behaviour and Society, Vol. 13, pp. 36-43, 2018. [PDF]

Ngo, V., L. Frank, and A. Bigazzi, “Effects of new urban greenways on transportation energy use and greenhouse gas emissions: A longitudinal study from Vancouver, Canada.” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Vol. 62, pp. 715-725, 2018. [PDF]

Tengattini, S., and A. Bigazzi, “Physical characteristics and resistance parameters of typical urban cyclists.” Journal of Sports Sciences, Vol. 36, No. 20, pp. 2383-2391, 2018. [PDF]

Mohamed, A. and A. Bigazzi, “Generation of ‘biking schedules’ for bicycle travel analysis.” Transportation Research Record, Vol. 2672, No. 36, pp. 83-91, 2018. [PDF]

Tengattini, S., and A. Bigazzi, “Validation of an outdoor coast-down test to measure bicycle resistance parameters.” Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems, Vol. 144, No. 7, pp. 1-10, 2018. [PDF]

Bigazzi, A. and A. Mohamed, “Motivation and implementation of traffic management strategies to reduce motor vehicle emissions in Canadian cities.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 45, pp. 241-247, 2018. [PDF]

Tengattini, S., and A. Bigazzi, “Context-sensitive, first-principles approach to bicycle speed estimation” IET Intelligent Transport Systems, Vol. 11, No. 7, pp. 411-416, 2017.

Bigazzi, A., and M. Rouleau, “Can traffic management strategies improve urban air quality? A review of the evidence” Journal of Transport & Health, Vol. 7, Part B, pp. 111-124, 2017. [PDF]

Abbott, N., and A. Bigazzi, “Utilizing shared parking to mitigate imbalanced supply in a dense urban neighborhood: Case study in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada”, Transportation Research Record, No. 2651, pp. 92-100, 2017. [PDF]

Broach, J. and A. Bigazzi, “Existence and use of low-pollution route options for observed bicycling trips“, Transportation Research Record, No. 2662, pp. 152-159, 2017. [PDF]

Bigazzi, A., Determination of active travel speed for minimum air pollution inhalation, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, vol. 11, pp. 221-229, 2017. [PDF]

Osama, A., T. Sayed and A. Bigazzi, “Models for estimating zone-level bike kilometers traveled using bike network, land use, and road facility variables.” Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Planning, Vol. 96, pp. 14-28, 2017. [PDF]

Bigazzi, A., J. Broach and J. Dill, Bicycle route preference and pollution inhalation dose: Comparing exposure and distance trade-offs, Journal of Transport & Health, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 107-113, 2016. [PDF]

Bigazzi, A., M. Figliozzi, W. Luo and J. Pankow, “Breath biomarkers to measure uptake of Volatile Organic Compounds by bicyclists.” Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 50, No. 10, pp. 5357-5363, 2016. [PDF]

Refereed conference papers

Bardutz, E., A. Bigazzi, G. Gill and J. Honey-Roses, “Rules versus risk: Why perceptions of pedestrian comfort and safety differ for interactions with self-driven versus human-driven vehicles.” 102nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 8-12 2023. [POSTER]

Berjisian, E., A. Bigazzi, and H. Barkh, “By cyclists, for cyclists: Road grade and elevation estimation from crowd-sourced fitness application data.” 102nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 8-12 2023. [POSTER]

Hassanpour, A. and A. Bigazzi, “What is in the bicycle paths? Detailed empirical mode share data for off-street paths in metropolitan Vancouver, Canada.” 102nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 8-12 2023. [SLIDES]

Albitar, M. and A. Bigazzi, “Instrumentation to measure on-road cyclist noise exposure: Considerations for study design with smartphones and sound level meters.” 102nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 8-12 2023. [SLIDES]

Berjisian, E. and A. Bigazzi, “Finding the perfect match: Evaluation of map-matching algorithms for smartphone-based active travel data.” 101st Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 2022.

Bigazzi, A. and E. Berjisian, “Modeling the impacts of electric bicycle purchase incentives.” 100th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, online due to COVID, January 2021.

Ausri, F. and A. Bigazzi, “Physiological markers of traffic-related stress during active travel.” 100th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, online due to COVID, January 2021.

Ciuffini, F., S. Tengattini and A. Bigazzi, “Mitigating increased driving after the COVID-19 pandemic: An analysis on mode share, travel demand, and public transport capacity.” 100th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, online due to COVID, January 2021.

Gkekas, F., A. Bigazzi and G. Gill, “Perceived safety and experienced incidents between pedestrians and cyclists in a high-volume non-motorized shared space.” 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 12-16 2020.

Osama, A., M. Al Bitar, T. Sayed, and A. Bigazzi, “Does Walkable and Bikeable Mean Safe for Walking and Cycling?” 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 12-16 2020.

Bigazzi, A., and K. Wong, “Meta-regression of electric bicycle mode substitution for driving, public transit, conventional cycling, and walking.” 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 12-16 2020.

Bigazzi, A., G. Gill and M. Winters, “Contrasting perspectives on the comfort and safety of pedestrians interacting with other road users.” 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 12-16 2020.

Berjisian, E. and A. Bigazzi, “Extraction and investigation of bicycle cruising speeds from GPS data using time-series clustering.” 98th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 13-17 2019.

Smith, C. and A. Bigazzi, “Utilization of Secure Bicycle Parking Rooms in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings.” 98th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 13-17 2019.

Mohammed, H., T. Sayed, and A. Bigazzi, “Toward agent-based microsimulation of cyclist following behavior: Estimation of reward function parameters using inverse reinforcement learning.” 98th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 13-17 2019.

El Masri, O. and A. Bigazzi, “Truck Travel and Emissions Reductions from New Communication Technology in Urban Arboriculture.” 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 7-11 2018.

Puscar, F., T. Sayed, A. Bigazzi and M. Zaki, “Multimodal Assessment of an Urban Intersection by Video Analysis of Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Motor Vehicle Traffic Conflicts and Violations.” 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 7-11 2018.

Tengattini, S., and A. Bigazzi, “A Field Bicycle Coast-Down Test to Measure Resistance Parameters.” 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 8-12 2017.

Reports

Bigazzi, A., A. Hassanpour, and E. Bardutz, “Travel Behaviour and Greenhouse Gas Impacts of the Saanich E-Bike Incentive Program.” Prepared for District of Saanich, March 2024.

Gill, G., A. Bigazzi, J. Honey-Roses, and E. Bardutz, “Perceived safety and comfort of pedestrian interactions with self-driving vehicles: Recommendations for responsible introduction of self-driving vehicles.” Prepared for TransLink, June 2023.

Bigazzi, A. and A. Hassanpour, “Human-electric hybrid vehicles: Implications of new non-auto mobility options for street design and policy in the Vancouver region.” Prepared for TransLink, May 2022.

Bigazzi, A., M. Winters, G. Gill, and K. Hosford, “Perceptions of Comfort and Safety for Non-Motorized Road User Interactions in Vancouver”, Prepared for City of Vancouver, July 2019.

Berjisian, E. and A. Bigazzi, “Summarizing the Impacts of Electric Bicycle Adoption on Vehicle Travel, Emissions, and Physical Activity” University of British Columbia, July 2019.

Aono, S., A. Bigazzi and E. Berjisian, “Development of an Electric Bicycle Incentive Program for Victoria” Prepared for City of Victoria, February 2019.

Aono, S. and A. Bigazzi, “British Columbia Electric Bicycle (E-Bike) Market Review.” University of British Columbia, May 2018.

Aono, S. and A. Bigazzi, “E-Bike Incentive Programs: Case Studies & Program Options.” Prepared for City of Victoria, April 2018.

El Masri, O. and A. Bigazzi, “Travel between Classes at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver: A Study of Walking Distances on a Large Campus.” Prepared for University of British Columbia Campus + Community Planning, December 2017.

Smith, C. “Making Spaces: Bicycle Storage in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings on the University of British Columbia Campus.” August 2017.