The Institute regularly publishes books and reports to foster understanding of urban planning, transportation and the economics of cities. This page lists all of our Chaddick publications and research studies.
NEW - The Digitally Connected Commuter: Tracking the Rising Use of Personal Electronic Devices on Chicago Suburban Trains
by Joseph P. Schwieterman, Marisa Schulz, Ryan Forst, Matt Michel, and Martin Sellers. Published July 14, 2015. Click here to download a copy of this study
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for our 2015 Independence Day Holiday Travel Overview: U.S. Intercity Bus Industry
Adding on Amenities, Broadening the Base: 2014 Year-in-Review of Intercity Bus Service in the United States by Joseph P. Schwieterman, Brian Antolin, Gary Scott and Martin Sellers. Download a copy of this study. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to contact a member of the study team.
Joseph P. Schwieterman's Terminal Town: An Illustrated Guide to Chicago's Airports, Bus Depots, Train Stations, and Steamship Landings: 1939-Present. (Lake Forest College Press, 2014, 301 pages). Includes 215 color photographs and 20 custom maps. Featured in the Chicago Tribune! Click here for more information.
"The Digitally Connected Commuter: The Rapidly Rising Use of Personal Electronic Devices on Chicago's Suburban Trains: 2014 Update" (July 2, 2014). The_Digitally_Connected_Commuter 2014 final report.pdf DePaul University Press Release Technology in Travel July 2.pdf
"The Traveler's Tradeoff: Comparing Intercity Bus, Plane, & Train Fares across the United States" (April 15, 2014). Travelers Tradeoff_140415_advance draft II.pdf
"The Personal Tech Tidal Wave: The Rising Use of Electronic Devices on Intercity Buses, Planes, & Trains: 2014 Update" (July 2, 2014). Personal Tech Tidal Wave - 2014 update report.pdf
"CTA Red Purple Modernization Briefing," Joseph P. Schwieterman and Laurence F. Audenaerd (May 1, 2013). View briefing
"Gaining Insight into GLMRIS: An Investigation of the Benefits & Costs of the Alternatives in the Great Lakes & Mississippi River Interbasin Study" (February 6, 2014) View Report
"Motoring into the Mainstream: Intercity Bus Service in the United States" Part C of Technology in Intercity Travel Study 2013 Year-in-Review. (January 14, 2014). View Report
"The Personal Tech Tidal Wave: The Surging Use of Electronic Devices on Intercity Buses, Planes, & Trains: 2012 - 2013" Part C of Technology in Intercity Travel Study 2013 Update: Our study comparing rising technology use on buses, trains, and planes. (June 23, 2013). View Report
"Tablets Take Flight: The Rise of Personal Electronic Devices & The Growing Cost of the FAA Ban on Technology Use During Takeoffs/Landings" Part A of Technology in Intercity Travel Study 2013 Update: Our study on rising technology use on commercial flights. Updated version released on May 29, 2013. View Report
"The Digitally Connected Commuter: The Rapidly Rising Use of Personal Electronic Devices on Chicago's Suburban Trains, 2012-2013" Part B of Technology in Intercity Travel Study 2013 Update: Our study on rising technology use on commuter rail. (May 14, 2013). NOTE: This paper is currently under consideration of publication in an academic journal. Please email email@example.com to obtain the study.
"The Store Next Door: How Ethnic Grocery Stores Contribute to Neighborhood Life & Cross-Cultural Food Consumption in Chicago" Released on March 20, 2013. View Report
"2012 Intercity Bus Study: The Motor Coach Metamorphosis 2012: Year-in-Review of Intercity Bus Service in the United States." (January 6, 2013). View Report.
"The Chicago Community Area of Rogers Park: A Bicycle Infrastructure Analysis of North Sheridan Road Between North Touhy Road and Juneway Terrace Park." (August 2011). RPBA Bicycle Lane Research Report.doc