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Chris Cherry

Christopher Cherry

Associate Professor


Sustainable Transportation
Non-Motorized Transportation Safety
Travel Behavior and Demand
Transportation Economics
Commercial Vehicle Safety
Transportation and the Environment
Multimodal Transport. Planning & Operations
Transit Security
Shared Vehicles


UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, Berkeley, CA, Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering-Transportation. Minors in City and Regional Planning and Economics. Awarded May 2007.
Dissertation Topic: Environmental, Safety and Mobility Implications of Electric Two-Wheeler Use In China

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, Tucson, AZ, Masters of Science in Civil Engineering-Transportation. Awarded December 2003.

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, Tucson, AZ, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Awarded December 2000.


Yang, H., C. Cherry (2012) Statewide Rural-Urban Bus Travel Demand and Network Evaluation: An Application in Tennessee. Journal of Public Transportation (in press).

Cherry, C., L. Bordley, D. Stephens, J. Petrolino, J. Kelfer (2012) Wireless Roadside Inspection for Commercial Motor Vehicles: Pilot Test of Technical System Performance. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board (in press).

Ni, M.C., C. Cherry, E. Deakin (2012)Conducting Transportation Survey Research in China: Review Of Experiences And Best Practices. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board (in press).

Cherry, C., T. Hill, X. Jian (2012) Assessing countermeasures designed to reduce hazards between bike lane occupants and right-turning automobiles in China. Journal of Transportation Safety and Security (in press). DOI: 10.1080/19439962.2012.708712.

Cherry, C., B. Donlon, X. Yan, S.E. Moore, J. Xiong (2012) Illegal midblock pedestrian crossings in China: Gap acceptance, conflict, and crossing path analysis. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion (in press) DOI: 10.1080/17457300.2011.628751.

Cherry, C., A. Adelakun (2012) Truck Driver Perceptions and Preferences: Congestion and Conflict, Managed Lanes, and Tolls. Transport Policy 24 pg 1-9.

Ji, S., C. Cherry, M. Bechle, Y. Wu, J. Marshall (2012) Electric Vehicle Emissions and Public Health Impacts in China. Environmental Science andTechnology. 46(4) pg. 2018-2024.

Langford, B.C., C. Cherry (2012) Transitioning a Bus Transit Fleet to Hydrogen Fuel: A Case Study of Knoxville Area Transit. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37(3) pg. 2635-2643.

Gottesfeld, P., C. Cherry (2011) Lead Emissions from Solar Photovoltaic Energy Systems in China and India. Energy Policy. 39 pg 4939-4946.

Cherry, C., M. He (2010) Alternative Methods of Measuring Operating Speed of Electric and Traditional Bikes in China-Implications for Travel Demand Models. Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies. 8. pg 1424-1436.

Cherry, C. (2010) Electric Two-wheelers in China: Promise, Progress and Potential. ACCESS. 37 pg 17-24.

Cherry, C., P. Gottesfeld (2009) Plans to distribute the next billion computers by 2015 creates lead pollution risk. Journal of Cleaner Production. 17(18) pg 1620-1628.

Cherry, C., J. Weinert, X.M. Yang (2009) Comparative Environmental Impacts of Electric Bikes in China. Transportation Research Part D. 14(5) pg 281-290.

Cherry, C., M. Wachs, A. Loukatou-Sideris (2008) Subway station design and management: Lessons from case studies of contemporary terrorist incidents. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research. 25(1) pg 76-90.

Weinert, J.X., C.T. Ma, X.M. Yang, C. Cherry (2007) The Transition to Electric Bikes in China: Effect on Travel Behavior, Mode Shift, and User Safety Perceptions in a Medium-Sized City. Transportation Research Record. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2038 pg 62-68.

Cherry, C., R. Cervero (2007) Use Characteristics and Mode Choice Behavior of Electric Bike Users in China. Transport Policy. 14(3) pg 247-257.

Weinert, J., C.T. Ma, C. Cherry (2007) The Transition to Electric Bikes in China: History And Key Reasons For Rapid Growth. Transportation. 34(3).

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