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Lei Zhang
Herbert Rabin Distinguished Professor
Director, National Transportation Center
Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering
1173 Glenn Martin Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Tel: (301) 405-2881
Email: lei@umd.edu

 

Publications: Refereed Journal Articles

*: Corresponding Author; #: Student Co-Authors

Recent Publications (Last 3 Years) in Refereed Journals

  • Zhang, L.*, Chang, L., Zhu, S. #, Xiong, C. #, Du, L. #, Mollanejad, M. #, Hopper, N. #, and Mahapatra, S. (2013). Integrating an agent-based travel behavior model with large-scale microscopic traffic simulation for corridor-level and sub-area transportation operations and planning applications. Journal of Urban Planning and Development 139(2): 94-103.
  • Zhang, L. *, and Lu Y. # (2013). Implementing marginal-cost vehicle mileage fees on Maryland statewide road network, Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2345: 53-62.
  • Zhang, L. *, Hong, J.H., Nasri, A. #, Shen, Q. (2013). How built environment affects travel behavior: A comparative analysis of the connections between land use and vehicle miles traveled in U.S. cities. Journal of Transport and Land Use 5(3): 40-52.
  • Xiong, C. #, and Zhang, L. * (2013). Positive model of departure time choice under road pricing and uncertainty, Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2345: 117-125.
  • Xiong, C. #, and Zhang, L. * (2013). Deciding whether and how to improve statewide travel demand models based on transportation planning application needs, Transportation Planning and Technology 36(3): 244-266.
  • Zhang, L. *, and He, X. # (2013). Feasibility and advantages of estimating local road vehicle miles traveled on basis of Global Positioning System travel data, Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2399: 94-102.
  • Lu Y. #, Zhang, L. *, Tsay, S.P., and Zhu, Y. # (2013). Retail fuel price stabilization and revenue generation of dynamic taxation policy, Journal of the Transportation Research Board 3158: 40-48.
  • Zhu, S. #, Du, L. #, and Zhang, L. * (2013). Rationing and pricing strategies for congestion mitigation: Behavioral theory, econometric model, and application in Beijing, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 80(7): 455-472.
  • Auld, J., and Zhang, L.* (2013). Inter-personal interactions and constraints in travel behavior within households and social networks. Transportation 40(4): 751-754.
  • Li L. *, Chen, X. #, Li, Z., and Zhang, L. (2013). Travel time estimation using temporal-spatial queueing model. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 14(3), 1536-1541.
  • Xiong, C. #, and Zhang, L.* (2013). A descriptive Bayesian approach to modeling and calibrating drivers' en-route diversion behavior, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 14(4): 1817-1824.
  • Chen, X. #, Zhang, L. *, He, X. #, Xiong, C. #, and Li, Z. (2013). Surrogate-based optimization of expensive-to-evaluate objective for optimal highway toll charging in transportation network, Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering 29: 359~381.
  • Jiang, X. *, Chen, X. #, and Zhang, L. (2014). Short-term forecasting of High-Speed Rail demand: A hybrid approach combining ensemble empirical mode decomposition and gray support vector machine with real-world applications in China. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 44: 110-127.
  • Hong, J.H. *, Shen, Q., and Zhang, L. (2014). How do built-environment factors affect travel behavior: A spatial analysis at different geographic scales. Transportation 41(3): 419-440
  • Nasri, A. #, and Zhang, L. * (2014). The analysis of transit-oriented development (TOD) in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan areas, Transport Policy 32: 172-179.
  • Mollanejad, M. #, and Zhang, L. * (2014). Incorporating Equity into Interurban Road Network Design, Transport Geography 39: 156-164..
  • Mollanejad, M. #, Vemulapati, S.V. #, and Zhang, L. * (2014). Supporting sustainable megaregion development through optimizing the impacts of transportation investments, ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development (Sep. 2014): 1-10.
  • Li, L. *, Chen, X. #, and Zhang, L. (2014). Multi-model ensemble for traffic state estimations, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 15(3): 1323-1336.
  • Zhang, L.*, He, X. #, Lu, Y. #, Krause, C. #, and Ferrari, N#.  (2014). Are we successful in reducing vehicle miles traveled in air quality nonattainment areas? Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 66: 280-291.
  • Xiong, C. #, P. Hetrakul#, and Zhang, L. * (2014). On ride-sharing: A departure time choice analysis with latent carpooling preference. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering 140(8): 1-9.
  • Nasri, A. #, and Zhang, L. * (2014). Assessing the impact of metropolitan-, county-, and local-level built environment on travel behavior: Evidence from 19 U.S. urban areas. ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development (July 2014): 1-10.
  • Chen, X. #, Yin, M. #, Song, M. #, Zhang, L. *, and Li, M. (2014). Social welfare maximization of multimodal urban transportation systems using metamodel: A simulation study of Tianjin Eco-City in China, Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2451: 36-49.
  • He, X. #, and Zhang, L. *, Quantifying the self-selection effects in residential location choice with a structural equation model, Journal of the Transportation Research Board (Accepted for Publication).
  • He, X. #, Kastrouni, E. #, and Zhang, L.*, Impact of highway investment on the economy and employment across U.S. industrial sectors: A simultaneous equations analysis at the metropolitan level, Journal of the Transportation Research Board (Accepted for Publication).
  • Zamir, R. #, Nasri, A. #, Baghaei, B. #, Mahapatra, S., and Zhang, L.*, Comparative analysis of the effect of transit-oriented development on trip generation, distribution, and mode share in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan areas, Journal of the Transportation Research Board (Accepted for Publication).
  • Xiong, C. #, Zhu, Z. #, He, X. #, Chen, X. #, Zhu, S. #, Mahapatra, S., Chang, G.L., Zhang, L. *, Developing a 24-hour large-scale microscopic traffic simulation model for the before-and-after study of a new tolled freeway in the Washington DC-Baltimore region, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering (Accepted for publication).
  • Ding, Y. #,*, Lu, H., and Zhang, L., An analysis of activity time use on vehicle usage rationed days, Transportation (Accepted for publication).
  • Chen, X. #, Zhu, Z. #, He, X. #, and Zhang, L. *, Surrogate-based optimization for solving mixed integer network design problem. Journal of the Transportation Research Board (Accepted for publication).
  • Jiang, X. *, Chen, X. #, Zhang, L., Zhang, R., Dynamic demand forecasting and ticket assignment for high speed rail revenue management in China. Journal of the Transportation Research Board (Accepted for publication). 
  • Kastrouni E. #, Shayanfar, E. #, Schonfeld, P., Mahapatra, S. Zhang, L.*, Statewide Assessment of the Broader Economic Benefits from Transportation Investment. Journal of the Transportation Research Board (Accepted for publication).
  • Xiong, C. #, Chen, X. #, He, X. #, Guo, W., and Zhang, L.*, The analysis of dynamic travel mode choice: A heterogeneous hidden Markov approach. Transportation (Accepted for publication).
  • Lu, Y. #, Zhang, L.*, Imputing Trip Purposes for Long-Distance Travel. Transportation (Accepted for publication).
  • Zhu, Z. #, Xiong, C. #, Chen, X. #, He, X. #, and Zhang, L.*, An agent-based microsimulation approach for the design and evaluation of flexible work schedule policy. Journal of the Transportation Research Board (Accepted for publication). 
  • Xiong, C. #, Chen, X. #, He, X. #, Lin, X., and Zhang, L. *, Agent-based en-route diversion simulation: dynamic behavioral responses and network performance represented by Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram. Transportation Research Part C (Accepted for publication).
  • Jiang, X., Zhang, L. *, Xiong, C. #, and Wang, R., Transportation and regional economic development: analysis of spatial spillovers in China provincial regions. Networks and Spatial Economics (Accepted for publication). 
  • Chen, X. #, Xiong, C. #, He, X. #, Zhu, Z. #, and Zhang, L. *, Congestion pricing for improving network service: A simulation-based optimization approach. Transportation Research Part C (Accepted for publication).
  • Tang, L. #, Chen, X. #, and Zhang, L. *, Decision Tree Method for Modeling Travel Mode Switching in a Dynamic Behavioral Process, Transportation Planning and Technology (Accepted for Publication)
  • He, X. #, Chen, X. #, Xiong, C. #, Zhu, Z. #, and Zhang, L. *, Optimal time-varying pricing for toll roads under multiple objectives: A simulation-based optimization approach. Transportation Science (Accepted for publication). 
  • Zhang, L. *, Methipara, J. #, and Lu, Y. #, Design and Evaluation of Green Transportation Financing Policies with Consideration for Congestion and Environmental Externalities. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy (Accepted for publication).

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Selected Earlier Publications in Refereed Journals

  • Zhang, L. *, and Levinson, D. (2004). Optimal freeway ramp control without origin-destination Information. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 38(10): 869-887.
  • Zhang, L. *, and Levinson, D. (2004). Some properties of flows at freeway bottlenecks, Journal of the Transportation Research Board 1883: 122-131.
  • Zhang, L. *, and Levinson, D. (2005). An agent-based approach to travel demand modeling: An exploratory analysis. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 1898:28-36.
  • Zhang, L. *, and Levinson, D. (2005). Balancing efficiency and equity of ramp meters. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering 131(6): 477-481.
  • Zhang, L. *, and Levinson, D. (2006).  Road pricing with autonomous links. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 1932: 147-155.
  • Levinson, D. *, and Zhang, L. (2006). Ramp meters on trial: Evidence from the Twin Cities metering holiday. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 40(10): 810-828.
  • Zhang, L. (2007). Developing a positive approach to travel demand analysis: SILK theory and behavioral user equilibrium. Transportation and Traffic Theory 17: 791-812.
  • Zhang, L. (2007). Traffic diversion effect of ramp metering at individual and system levels.  Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2012: 20-29.
  • Zhang, L. * and Levinson, D. (2008).  Investing for reliability and security in transportation networks. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2041: 1-10.
  • Zhang, L. *, Levinson, D., and Zhu, S. # (2008). Agent-based model of price competition, capacity choice, and product differentiation on congested networks. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy 42(3): 435-461.
  • Zhang, L. *, and Levinson, D. (2008). Determinants of route choice and value of traveler information. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2086: 81-92.
  • Zhang, L. (2008). Welfare and financial implications of unleashing private-sector investment resources on transportation networks. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2079: 96-108.
  • Zhang, L. *, and Levinson, D. (2009). The economics of road network ownership: An agent-based approach. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation 3(5):339-359.
  • Zhang, L. *, McMullen, B.S., Valluri, D. #, Nakahara, K. # (2009). Vehicle mileage fee on income and spatial equity: Short and long-run impacts. Journal of the Transportation Research Board  2115: 110-118.
  • Zhang, L. *, Xie, F., and Levinson, D. (2009). Illusion of motion: Variation in value of travel time under different freeway driving conditions. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2135: 34-42.
  • Zhang, L. (2010). Do freeway traffic management strategies exacerbate urban sprawl? Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2174: 99-109.
  • Zhang, L. *, and Levinson, D. (2010). Ramp metering and freeway bottleneck capacity. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 44(4): 218-235.
  • McMullen, B.S. *, Zhang, L., and Nakahara, K. # (2010). Distributional impacts of changing from a gasoline tax to a vehicle-mile tax for light vehicles: A case study of Oregon. Transport Policy 17(6): 359-366.
  • Zhang, L. (2011). Behavioral foundation of route choice and traffic assignment. Journal of the Transportation Research Board  2254: 1-10.
  • Robitaille, A. #, Methipara, J. #, and Zhang, L. * (2011). Effectiveness and equity of vehicle mileage fee at federal and state levels. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2221: 27-38.
  • Zhang, L. *, Southworth, F., Xiong, C. #, and Sonnenberg, A. (2012). Methodological options and data sources for the development of long-distance passenger travel demand models: A comprehensive review. Transport Reviews 32(4): 399-433.
  • Zhang, L. *, and Lu, Y#. (2012). Marginal cost vehicle mileage fee. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2297: 1-10.
  • Zhang, L., and Yusufzyanova, D.# (2012). Impact of regulation and network topology on effectiveness of roadway privatization. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2297: 172–180.
  • Nasri, A. #, and Zhang, L.* (2012). Impact of metropolitan-level built environment on travel behavior. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2323: 75-79.

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