Michael Smart

The impossible paradox of car ownership

Arizona State University Professor David King and two colleagues, Michael Manville at UCLA and Michael Smart at Rutgers, decided to look at the falling socioeconomic status of carless people in the United States. In a paper published in 2019, they found that the...

Prof. Michael Smart Cited in Vehicle Access Article

In an article titled "US Auto Access Improves Over a Decade," published in New Geography, Wendell Cox reflects on domestic policy surrounding access to transportation. Citing "The Poverty of the Carless: Toward Universal Auto Access" authored by King, Smart, and...

2019’s Cities with the Best & Worst Public Transportation

Bloustein Associate Professor Mike Smart is one of five featured experts who were asked how America's public transportation could be improved, and what makes a good system in the first place, in WalletHub's ranking of U.S. cities with the best and worst public...

Why congestion pricing is a wise investment for society | Opinion

....some advocates for low-income households and the environment complain that user fees for driving are regressive, i.e. they take a higher percent of the incomes of poor households. The problem with this argument is that, if driving continues to be subsidized, there...

Michael Smart to join Bloustein School as assistant professor

Dr. Michael Smart, most recently a post-doctoral researcher and lecturer at UCLA and research lead for the Complete Streets Initiative at the Luskin School of Public Affairs, will join the faculty of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy,...


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Career Virtual Drop-ins


Bloustein Career Development Specialists Cheryl Egan and Andrea Garrido will be in a Zoom Room on Monday's beginning January 22, 2024 (excluding holidays and spring break) to answer questions, provide […]

Lunch and Learn: Health and Housing Equity Cluster

Bloustein School, Civic Square Building 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ, United States

The Rutgers Housing & Health Equity Cluster would like to invite you to join us for an in-person lunch and learn. All are welcome to bring lunch and eat during […]