Kelcie Ralph

I’m a Nondriver—and There’s a Good Chance You Are, Too

Research by Rutgers Professor Dr. Kelcie Ralph found that young adults who grew up in a family without a car completed less education, had lower incomes, and faced more unemployment than their peers who were raised in families with consistent car access–even when controlling for family wealth, residential location, family composition and race.

Distracted Walking: A Critical Analysis of the Real Risks and Solutions

Dissecting the “Distracted Walking” Narrative Pedestrian deaths have risen by a staggering 35% between 2008 and 2017 in the United States. This alarming statistic has prompted widespread concern, with many attributing this to the rise of ‘distracted walking’. The...

Raising Kids Would Be So Much Better Without Cars

As Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says, we’re facing a crisis on our roadways. The death rate of children younger than 15 has more than doubled since 2018, from 5.8% to 11.9%, and that’s just for pedestrian deaths related to speeding, not for other scenarios,...

Four Ways To Build A Better Automated Enforcement Program

Decades of evidence that technology like speed cameras reliably reduces car crashes on the corridors where they're sited — not to mention their potential to reduce dangerous encounters between BIPOC and human officers — but automated enforcement...

Ralph et al article most viewed on JAPA

Congratulations to Nicholas Klein, Kelcie Ralph, Calvin Thigpen, and Anne Brown on their article "Political Partisanship and Transportation Reform" being the most viewed article from the last Journal of the American Planning Association...


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Jersey City Alumni Mixer

Zeppelin Hall Biergarten 88 Liberty View Dr, Jersey City

Join us for an alumni mixer in #JerseyCity on Thursday, June 6th at Zeppelin Hall Biergarten. Parking for Zeppelin Hall is FREE - more information can be found here: This […]