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Teaching Areas:

  • Travel Behavior
  • Transportation Safety
  • Mobility and Accessibility

Dr. Lidia P. Kostyniuk is a Research Scientist at the University of Michigan Transportation Institute and an Adjunct Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Michigan. Her professional career spans 30 years and has included research, teaching, and consulting in the area of transportation behavior, planning, and safety. Dr. Kostyniuk's research interests include use of naturalistic driving data in exploration of travel behavior, risky driving behaviors, evaluation of effects of traffic safety laws and enforcement programs, and mobility of special populations. Her recent research concerned with mobility of older persons has included investigation of the driving reduction and cessation process, and the role of adult children in the mobility of older persons.

Recent publications include Societal Costs of Traffic Crashes and Crime in Michigan: 2011 Update. (UMTRI Report No. 2011-21) and Safe Mobility of Older Drivers: Concerns Expressed by Adult Children, published in Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation (2009).

Dr. Kostyniuk is a member of the Gerontological Society of America, American Society of Civil Engineers, Sigma Xi and is a fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. She is a member of the editorial advisory boards of the journals Transportation, Accident Analysis and Prevention, and the Journal of Safety Research.

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Faculty Full-Time in the Urban and Regional Planning Program

David Bieri Harley Etienne Jonathan Levine
Scott Campbell Robert Goodspeed Richard Norton
Lan Deng Joe Grengs Ana Paula Pimentel Walker
Margaret Dewar Lesli Hoey June Manning Thomas
Eric Dueweke Larissa Larsen  

Faculty Part-Time in the Urban and Regional Planning Program

María Arquero de Alarcón Kimberley Kinder Monica Ponce de Leon
Robert Fishman Lucas Owen Kirkpatrick David Thacher
Douglas Kelbaugh Martin Murray  

Lecturers Part-Time in the Urban and Regional Planning Program

Peter Allen Paul Fontaine Julie Steiff
Philip D'Anieri Jeffrey Kahan  

Affiliated Faculty

Barry N. Checkoway Lidia Kostyniuk Matthew Lassiter

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