Chris Cherry is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He is an expert in transportation and in particular of environmentally-friendly modes of transportation. He is a member of the Transportation Research Board, the Institute of Transportation Engineers and has received many civil engineering awards for his research.
Topics of expertise: Transportation planning, public transportation systems, environmental impacts of transportation, and transportation infrastructure in developing countries.
In the ongoing, heated battle between bicyclists just trying to stay alive and motorists trying to shave a few minutes off their commutes, the motorists have gained an important ally: bicycle manufacturers and bicycling advocates. The Washington Post, Paul Basken, July 28
According to Cherry, e-bikes are 10 to 20 times more energy-efficient than a car. These vehicles can fill in a particular transit niche in denser areas—trips up to 3 to 4 miles—and can help replace journeys spent behind the wheel of a vehicle. Curbed, Patrick Sisson, June 5