Selected Publications


Public Transit Management and Operations

M. Hickman, H. Koutsopoulos, and N. Wilson, A Strategic Model for Operator Workforce Planning in the Transit Industry, Transportation Research Record No. 1165, pp. 60-68, 1988.

M. Hickman and N. Wilson, Passenger Travel Time and Path Choice Implications of Real-Time Transit Information, Transportation Research - Part C, Vol. 3C, No. 4, pp. 211-226, August 1995.

M. Hickman and D. Bernstein, Transit Service and Path Choice Models in Stochastic and Time-Dependent Networks, Transportation Science, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 129-146, May 1997.

Charles River Associates Inc., UMA Engineering Ltd., and M. Hickman, Building Transit Ridership: An Exploration of Transitís Market Share and the Public Policies that Influence It.† Transit Cooperative Research Program, TCRP Report 27, National Academy Press, 1997.

M. Hickman and K. Blume, A Method for Scheduling Integrated Transit Service, Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Computer-Aided Scheduling of Public Transport (CASPT), June 2000. [PDF file]

M. Hickman, An Analytic Stochastic Model for the Transit Vehicle Holding Problem, Transportation Science Special Issue on Public Transportation (under review), 2000.


Public Transit Information Systems and Technology

M. Hickman and T. Day, Organization and Use of Spatial Data at California Transit Agencies, Proceedings of the GIS for Transportation (GIS-T) Symposium, Reno, April 1995, pp. 354-370.

M. Hickman and T. Day, An Assessment of Information Systems and Technologies at California Transit Agencies, Transportation Research Record No. 1521, pp. 49-57, 1996.

M. Hickman and T. Day, Advanced Information Technologies at California Transit Agencies, Proceedings of the 1996 Annual Meeting of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, Houston, April 1996, Vol. 1, pp. 9-17.

M. Hickman, S. Tabibnia, and T. Day, Evaluating Interface Standards for the Public Transit Industry, Transportation Research Record No. 1618, pp. 172-179, 1998.

A. Khattak and M. Hickman, Automatic Vehicle Location and Computer Aided Dispatch Systems: Commercial Availability and Deployment in Transit Agencies, Journal of Public Transportation Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-26, 1998.


General Intelligent Transportation Systems

M. Hickman, A Comparable Systems Analysis of San Franciscoís BART:† Lessons for Automated Highway Systems, Transportation Research Record No. 1516, pp. 29-37, 1995.

M. Hickman, S. Weissenberger, H. Lo and R. Ice, A Methodology for Systems Architecture Evaluation, Proceedings of the Second World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Yokohama, November 1995.

M. Hickman, S. Weissenberger, and J. Dahlgren, Assessing the Benefits of a National ITS Architecture, Proceedings of the Third World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Orlando, October 1996.

S. Weissenberger, J. Dahlgren, M. Hickman, and H. Lo, Research and Testing for ITS Deployment and Operation, ITS Quarterly, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 51-62, Fall/Winter 1996.


Road and Congestion Pricing

H. Lo and M. Hickman, Toward an Evaluation Framework for Road Pricing, Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 123, No. 4, pp. 316-324, July/August 1997.

S.W. Shin and M. Hickman, The Effectiveness of the Katy Freeway HOV Lane Pricing Project: A Preliminary Assessment, Transportation Research Record No. 1659, pp. 97-104, 1999.

M. Hickman, Q. Brown, and A. Miranda, An Evaluation of the Usage of the Katy Freeway HOV Lane Value Pricing Project, Transportation Research Record (forthcoming), 2000.


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