Cyclists roll by in a Chicago bike party. Photo: Jesus M. Barajas

Jesus M. Barajas, PhD

Assistant Professor

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

My research focuses on transportation equity. I’m interested in three main questions: Why and how do people travel? What accounts for the differences we see in travel behavior, particularly for historically marginalized population groups? And what do those differences mean for planning and policy?

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