Refereed Papers in Professional Journals

  1. Mahalel, D., Gur, Y., & Shiftan, Y., “Manual versus Automatic Operation of Traffic Signal”  Transp. Res.-A, Vol.25A, Nos. 2/3, pp. 121-127, 1991
  2. Shiftan, Y., & Wilson, N.H.M., “Strategic Transit Workforce Planning Model: Incorporating Overtime, Absence and Reliability Relationships”.  Transportation Research Record, No. 1402 pp. 98-106, 1993
  3. Shiftan, Y., & Wilson, N.H.M., “Absence, Overtime and Reliability Relationships in Transit Workforce Planning”.  Transportation Research, Part A, Vol. 28, pp. 245-258, 1994.
  4. Shiftan Y, Suhrbier, J.3, and Pickrell, D.3, “Transportation Perspective of Ozone Trends in Clean Air Act Nonattainment Areas” Transportation Research Record, No. 1520, pp. 26-34, 1996.
  5. Shiftan Y. “A Practical Approach to Model Trip Chaining” Transportation Research Record, No. 1645, pp. 17-23, 1998
  6. Shiftan Y.  “Response to Parking Restrictions: Lessons from a Stated Preference Survey in Haifa and their Policy Implications” World Transport Policy and Practice. Vol. 5 No. 4, pp. 30-35, 1999.
  7. Shiftan, Y.  “The Advantage of Activity-based Modeling for Air Quality Purposes: Theory versus Practice and Future Needs” Innovations, Vol. 13 No. 1, pp. 95-110.  2000.
  8. Shiftan, Y., & Wilson, N.H.M.,  “The Absence Consequences of Overtime in the Transit Industry” Journal of Public Transportation, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 25-39, 2001
  9. Shiftan Y., “A Pricing Experiment to Evaluate Price Sensitivity to Toll Roads”, International Journal of Transport Economics. Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 81-94, 2001.
  10. Shiftan Y. and Burd-Eden Rachel1, “Modeling Response to Parking Policy”, Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1765, pp. 27-34, 2001
  11. Shiftan Y. & Suhrbier J.3, “The Analysis of Travel and Emission Impacts of Travel Demand Management Strategies Using Activity-Based Models” Transportation, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 145-168, 2002.
  12. Shiftan Y. & Bekhor S.  “Investigating Individual’s Perceived Auto Cost”, International Journal of Transport Economy.  Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 151-166, 2002.
  13. Shiftan Y. & Barlach Y1.  “The Effect of Employment Site Characteristics on Commute Mode choice” Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board. No. 1781, pp. 19-25.  2002.
  14. Shiftan Y. and Newmark G.2, “Effects of In-fill Retail Center Development on Regional Travel Patterns” Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1805, pp. 53-59. 2002.
  15. Shiftan Y, Ben-Akiva M, De Jong G3, Hakkert S, Simmonds D.3, “Evaluation of Externalities in Transport Projects” European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research. Vol. 2, Issue 3/4, pp. 285-304, 2002.
  16. Shiftan Y., Kaplan S1., and Hakkert S., “Scenario Building as a Tool for Planning A Sustainable Transportation System.”  Transportation Research D: Transport and Environment, No 8, pp. 323-342. 2003.
  17. Shiftan Y., “Peoples’ Evaluation of Urban and Suburban Characteristics: A Residential Stated Preference Model” International Journal of Transport Economics, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 151-166. 2003.
  18. Ben-Elia E1, Shefer, D., and Shiftan Y., “Transportation Impact Statement   (T.I.S) – A New Tool for Transportation and Land Use Planning” Environment and Planning A, No. 35, Vol. 12, pp. 2177 – 2190, 2003
  19. Outwater M.3, Castleberry S.3, Shiftan Y., Ben-Akiva M., Zhou Y.3, & Kuppam A.3, “Attitudinal Market Segmentation Approach to Mode Choice and Ridership Forecasting: Structural Equation Modeling” Transport Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board. No. 1854, pp. 32-42, 2003
  20. Shiftan Y., Shefer D., and Avraham G1., “The Impact of Transportation Control Measures on the Location of Businesses in City Centers”. European Spatial Research Policy, Vol. 11 No. 2, 2004
  21. Maggio M.2, and Shiftan Y., “Governance options for a regional wireless public safety and transportation network” International Journal of Transportation Management, Vol. 2, No. 3-4, pp. 123-134, 2004
  22. Poulus A., Shiftan Y., and Shmueli-Lazar S1., “Evaluation of the Waiting –Time Effect on Critical Gaps at Roundabouts by a Logit Model”.  European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research  Vol. 5, no., pp. 1-12, 2005
  23. Maggio M.2, and Shiftan Y., “Automated Toll Road Enforcement Financial and Policy Considerations – The Case of the Dulles Toll Road” International Journal of Transport Economy, Vol 32, No. 3, pp. 267-286, 2005
  24. Cotrus A1., Prashker J., and Shiftan Y., “Spatial & Temporal Transferability of Trip Generation Demand Models in Israel.”  Journal of Transportation and Statistics, Vol 8, No.1, pp. 37-56, 2005
  25. Shiftan Y., and Golani A1., “The effect of auto restrain policies on travel behaviour”.  Transportation Research Record,, the Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol. 1932, pp. 156-163, 2005
  26. Shiftan Y. Vary, D.3 and Geyer, D.3 “Demand for Park Shuttle Services – A Stated Preference Approach”, Journal of Transport Geography, 14 (1), 52-59. 2006
  27. Shiftan Y. and Sharaby N.3, “Competition in Bus Public Transport in Israel”, Transportation Research Record, the Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1986, pp. 38-45, 2006
  28. Newmark G.L.2 and Shiftan Y., “Examining Shoppers’ Stated Willingness to Pay for Parking at Suburban Malls” Transportation Research Record, the Journal of the Transportation Research Board. No. 2010, pp 92-101, 2007
  29. Shiftan Y., “The Use of Activity-Based Modeling to Analyze the Effect of Land-Use Policies on Travel Behavior”, Annals of Regional Science, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp, 79-97, 2008
  30. Ben-Elia, E1., Erev I. and Shiftan Y., “The Combined Effect of Information and Experience on Drivers’ Route-Choice Behavior” Transportation, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 165-177, 2008
  31. Shiftan Y., Outwater, M.L3., and Zhou, Y.3 “Transit Market Research Using Structural Equation Modeling and Attitudinal Market Segmentation”.  Transport Policy, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 186-195, 2008
  32. Prashker J, Shiftan, Y and Hershkovitch-Sarusi, P1. ” Residential choice location, gender and the commute trip to work in Tel Aviv” Journal of Transport Geography  Vol. 16, pp. 332-341, 2008
  33. Sharaby N.3 and Shiftan Y. “The Economic Benefits from Competition in Bus Public Transport – The Israeli Case”. The International Journal of Transport Economics Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 391-415, 2008
  34. Elias, W1., Newmark, G.2, and Shiftan Y., “Gender and Travel Behavior in Two Arab Communities in Israel”, Transportation Research Record, the Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2067, pp. 75-83, 2008.
  35. Shiftan, Y., Sharaby, N.3, and Solomon, C.3, “Transport Project Appraisal in Israel”, Transportation Research Record, the Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2079, pp. 136-145, 2008.
  36. Kaplan, S1., Bekhor, S., and Shiftan, Y., “Two-Stage Model Jointly Revealing Determinants of Non-Compensatory Conjunctive Choice Set Formation and Compensatory Choice”  Transportation Research Record, the Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 2134, pp. 153-163, 2009.
  37. Ben Elia, E.1, and Shiftan Y., “Which road do I take? A learning-based model of route-choice behavior with real-time information” Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice Vol. 44, No. 4, pp. 249-264, 2010.
  38. Elias, W.1, Toledo, T. and Shiftan, Y., “The effect of daily activity patterns on crash involvement”, Accidents Analysis and Prevention, Vol. 42, pp 1682-1688, 2010
  39. Bekhor, S. and Shiftan Y., “Specification and estimation of mode choice models capturing Similarity between Mixed Auto and Transit Alternatives”.  Journal of Choice Modeling. Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 29-49, 2010
  40. Kaplan, S.1, Bekhor, S., and Shiftan, Y., “Eliciting and Estimating Reservation Price: A Semi-Compensatory Approach” Journal of Business Research, Vol. 64, No. 1, pp. 45-50, 2011.
  41. Elias, W.1, Bekhor, S., and Shiftan, Y., “Analysis of Travel Behavior in Arab Communities in Israel: A Comparison of Household Survey ” Journal of Transport Geography, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 162-169, 2011
  42. Kaplan, S.1, Bekhor, S., and Shiftan Y., “Development and estimation of a semi-compensatory residential choice model based on explicit choice protocols”.  the Annals of Regional Science, Vo. 47, No. 1, pp 51-80, 2011
  43. Elias, W.1, and Shiftan, Y.,” The Safety Impact of Land Use Changes Resulting from Bypass Road Constructions”, Journal of Transport Geography, Vol. 19, pp. 1120-1129, 2011
  44. Shiftan, Y., Bekhor, S., and Albert, G. “Route Choice Behavior with Pre-Trip Travel Time Information”, IET Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 183-189, 2011
  45. Shiftan, Y., and Ben-Akiva, M., “A Practical Policy-Sensitive, Activity-Based, Travel-Demand Model”, the Annals of Regional Science, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 517-541, 2011
  46. Shiftan, Y., Albert, G., and Keinan, T1., “The Impact of Company-Car Taxation Policy on Travel Behavior”, Transport Policy, Vol. 19, pp. 139-146, 2012
  47. Kaplan, S.1, Shiftan, Y., and Bekhor, S. “Development and Estimation of a Semi-Compensatory Model with a Flexible Error Structure” Transportation Research B.  Vol. 46, No. 2 pp. 291-304., 2012
  48. Sharaby, N.3, and Shiftan, Y., “The Impact of Fare Integration on Travel Behavior and Transit Ridership”, Transport Policy, Vol. 21, pp. 63-70, 2012
  49. Kaplan, S.1, Bekhor, S., and Shiftan, Y. “Web-based survey design for unraveling semi-compensatory choice in transport and urban planning” the journal of Transportation Planning and Technology, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 121-143, 2012.
  50. Ishaq, R.1, Bekhor, S. and Shiftan, Y., “Flexible Model Structure for Discrete Choice Models” Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Transport , Vol. 165, No. 1, pp. 39-47, 2012
  51. Elias, W2., and Shiftan, Y., “The influence of individual’s risk perception and attitudes on travel behavior” Transportation Research A. Vol. 46, No. 8, pp. 1241-1251, 2012.
  52. Kaplan, S.1, Bekhor, S., and Shiftan, Y., “Hybrid Compensatory-Noncompensatory Choice Set in Semicompensatory Models” Transportation Research RecordsJournal of the Transportation Research Board. Vol. 2322, pp. 10-19, 2012
  53. Elias, W2., and Shiftan, Y., “Pedestrian road safety within the Israeli Arab minority sector and within the General Population of Jordan”, Journal of Transport and Shipping (JTS), Issue 5, pp. 28-48, 2012
  54. Elias, W2., Albert, G., and Shiftan, Y., “Travel Behavior in the Face of Surface Transportation Terror Threats”, Transport Policy, Vol. 28, pp. 114-122, 2013
  55. Puzis, R, Altshuler, Y., Elovici, Y., Bekhor, S., Shiftan, Y., and Pentland, A., “Augmented Betweenness Centrality for Environmentally-Aware Traffic Monitoring in Transportation Networks”, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol 17, No 1, pp. 91-105, 2013
  56. Ishaq, R1., Bekhor S., and Shiftan, Y., “A Flexible Model Structure for Discrete Choice Models”, Transportation, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 609-624,  2013
  57. Ben-Elia, E2., Ishaq, R2., and Shiftan Y., “If only I had taken the other road…: Regret, risk and reinforced learning in informed route-choice?” Transportation, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 269-293, 2013
  58. Ben-Elia, E2., Di Pace, R., Bifulco, G.N., and Shiftan, Y., “The impact of travel information’s accuracy on route-choice” Transportation Research C. Vol. 26,  pp. 146-159, 2013
  59. Nahmias–Biran, B.1, Sharabi, N.3, and Shiftan, Y., “Equity Aspects in Transportation Projects: Case Study of Transit Fare Change in Haifa”, a special issue of the International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 69-83, 2014
  60. Elias, W2., and Shiftan, Y., “Analyzing and Modeling Risk Exposure of Pedestrian Children to Involvement in Car Crashes” Accident Analysis & Prevention, Vol. 62, pp. 397-405, 2014
  61. Albert, G., Hakkert, S., and Shiftan Y., “Safety Implications of Company Cars – The Israeli Experience” European Transport Research Review, Vol. 6, No. 2 pp. 93-102, 2014
  62. Ishaq, R.1, Bekhor, S., and Shiftan Y., “Latent Class Model with Fuzzy Segmentation and Weighted Variables.”  Accepted to Transportmetrica.
  63. Naor, M., Bernardes, E., Druehl, C., and Shiftan, Y., “Overcoming Barriers to Adoption of Environmentally-Friendly Innovations through Design and Strategy: Learning from the Failure of an Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Firm”. Accepted to International Journal of Operations and Production Management.
  64. Shiftan, Y., Barlach, Y1., and Shefer, D., “Measuring passenger loyalty to public transport models.” Journal of Public Transportation, Vol 18, No. 1, pp. 1-16, 2015
  65. Baron-Epel1, O., Bord, S., Elias, W.2, Zaritzki1, C., Shiftan, Y., Geser –Edelsberg, A., “Alcohol consumption among Arabs in Israel: A qualitative study.” Substance Use and Misuse, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 268-273, 2015
  66. Elias, W2., Benjamin, J., and Shiftan, Y., “Gender differences in activity and travel behavior in the Arab world.” Transport Policy, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 19-27, 2015
  67. Sznitman, S.R., Bord, S., Elias, W2., Gesser-Edelsburg, A., Shiftan, Y., Baron-Epel, O., “Examining differences in drinking patterns among Jewish and Arab university students in Israel.” Ethnicity and Health, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 594-610, 2015
  68. Glickman, I1., Ishaq, R2., Katoshevski-Cavari, R. and Shiftan, Y. “Integrating activity based travel demand models with land use and other long term life style decisions.” Journal of Transport and Land Use, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 71-93, 2015
  69. Shiftan, Y., Kheifits, L3., Sorani, M3., “The impact of various sustainable transportation policies on travel and emissions using activity-based modeling.” Transportation Research Record, the Journal of the Transportation Research Board. Vol. 2531, pp. 93-102, 2015
  70. Elias, W2., Blank-Gomel, A3., Habib-Matar, C3., Shiftan, Y., “Who are the traffic offenders among ethnic groups and why?” Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2016
  71. Zellner, M., Massey, D., Shiftan, Y., Levine, J., Arquero, M.J. “Overcoming the last-mile problem with transportation and land-use improvements: an agent-based approach.” International Journal of Transportation. Special Issue on Agent Based Modeling in Transportation Planning and Operations, Vol. 4. No. 1, pp. 1-26, 2016
  72. Ho, C2., Mulley, C., Shiftan, Y., Hensher, D.A., “Value of travel time savings for multiple occupant car: evidence from a group-based modeling approach.” Transportation Research A: Policy and Practice, Vol. 88, pp. 134-150, 2016
  73. Givoni, M., Beyazit, E., Shiftan, Y., “”The use of state-of-the-art transport models by policy makers – beauty in simplicity?” Planning Theory and Practice, Vol 17, No. 3, pp 385-404., 2016
  74. Toledo, G., Shiftan, Y. “Can feedback from in-vehicle data recorded improve driver behavior and reduce fuel consumption”.  Transportation Research A., Vol. 94, pp. 194-204, 2016
  75. Nahmias–Biran, B.1, Shiftan, Y., “Towards a More Equitable Distribution of Resources: Using Activity-Based Models and Subjective Well-Being Measures in Transport Project Evaluation, Transportation Research A. Vol. 94, Pages 672-684, 2016
  76. Nahmias-Biran, B., Martens, K., Shifan, Y., “Integrating Equity in Transportation Project Assessment: A Philosophical Exploration and Its Practical Implications”, Special issue on Transport Equity Analysis, Transportation Reviews, VOL. 37, NO. 2, pp. 192–210, 2017
  77. Sznitman, S.H., Bord, S. H.., Elias, W., Gesser-Edelsburg, A., Shiftan, Y., Baron-Epel, O, “Cross-Cultural Validity in Self-Reported Alcohol Use”,  Journal of  European Addiction Research. Vol. 23, No. 2, 2017
  78. Haboucha, C. J., Ishaq, R., Shiftan, Y., “User preferences regarding autonomous vehicles”, Transportation Research C No. 78, pp. 37-49, 2017
  79. Sharav, N., and Shiftan, Y., “Evaluation of past investment in urban public transportation”, Theoretical Economics Letters. Vol. 7, pp. 543-561, 2017
  80. Elias, W. Bord, S., Baron-Epel, O., Gesser- Edelsburg, A., Shiftan, Y., “Factors influencing the decision to engage in alcohol-impaired driving among Arab-Israeli youths” Transportation Research F: Traffic Psychology and Behavior, Vol44, pp. 180-191, 2017
  81. DiCiommo, F., and Shiftan, Y., “Transport Equity Analysis”, Transport Reviews, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp 139-151, 2017
  82. Nachmias, B., Martens, Kl, and Shiftan Y, “Integrating equity in transportation project assessment: a philosophical exploration and its practical implications”, Transport Reviews, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 192-210, 2017
  83. Elias, W, Shiftan, Y., “Ethnic groups differences in regard to social networks, daily activity patterns, and driving behavior”  Transportation Research F: Traffic Psychology and Behavior, Vol 46, Part B, pp. 316-328, 2017
  84. Etzioni, S., Erev, I., Ishaq, R., Elias, W., Shiftan Y., “Self-Monitoring of Driving Speed” Accident Analysis & Prevention. Vol. Pages 76–81, 2017
  85. Sharav N., Bekhor, S., Shiftan, Y. “Network analysis of the Tel Aviv mass transit plan” Urban Rail Transit. Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 23-34, 2018
  86. Albert., G., Lotan, T., Weiss, P., Shiftan, Y., “The challenge of safe driving among elderly drivers” Healthcare Technology Letters, Vol5., No. 1, pp. 45-48, 2018
  87. Levine, J. Zellner, M., Arquero de Alarcon, M., Shiftan, Y., and Massey, D. “The Impact of Automated Transit, Pedestrian, and Bicycling Facilities on Urban Travel Patterns.”   Transportation Planning and Technology, Vol. 41, No.5, pp. 463-480, 2018
  88. Katoshevski-Cavari, R., Bak, N., and Shiftan, Y. “Would Free Park-and-Ride with a Free Shuttle Service Attract Car Drivers?” Case Studies in Transport Policy, Vol. 6, pp. 206-213, 2018
  89. Tenenboim, E., Shiftan, Y., “Accuracy and bias of subjective travel time estimates”, Transportation, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 945-969, 2018
  90. Ben-Haim, R., Ben-Haim, G., and Shiftan, Y., “Penetration and Impact of Advanced Car Technologies” MOJ Civil Engineering. Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 175-184, 2018
  91. Sharav, N., Szeinuk, M., and Shiftan, Y., “Does your city need a metro – A Tel Aviv case study, case studies in transport policies” Case Studies in Transport Policy, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 537-553, 2018.
  92. Chowdhury, S., Adili, S.A., and Shiftan Y. “Justice in public transport systems: a comparative study of Auckland, Brisbane, Perth, and Vancouver” Cities Vol. 90, pp. 88-99, 2019
  93. Loyola, M., Shiftan, Y., Aviram, H., Monterde-i-Bort, H.,   “Impact of Public Transport Context Situation and Culture on Mode Choice”, Social Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 2019
  94. Sharav, N., Givoni, M., and Shiftan, Y. “What transit service does the periphery need? A case study of Israel’s rural country” Transportation Research A. Vol. 125, pp. 320–333, 2019
  95. Nahmias-Biran, B., and Shiftan, Y., “Using Activity-Based Models and the Capability Approach to Evaluate Equity Consideration in Transportation Projects” Transportation, 2019
  96. Altshuler, T., Altshuler, Y., Katoshevski, R., Shiftan, Y., “Modeling and Prediction of Ride Sharing Utilization Dynamics”, Journal of Advanced Transportation, 2019
  97. Gal-Tzur, A., Bar-Lev, S., and Shiftan, Y., “Using Question & Answer Forums as a Platform for Improving Transport-Related Information for Tourists”, Journal of Travel Research, XXX, 2019
  98. Lee. D., Mulrow, J., Haboucha, C. J., Derrible, S., and Shiftan, Y., Attitudes on Autonomous Vehicle Adoption using Interpretable Gradient Boosting Machine, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2673, No. 11, pp. 865-878, 2019
  99. Ingvardson, J.B., Kaplan, S. Abreu e Silva, J., di Ciommo, F., Shiftan, Y., Nielsen, O.A., “Existence, Relatedness and Growth Needs as mediators between mode choice and travel satisfaction: evidence from Denmark.” Transportation, Vol. 47, No. 1 pp. 337-358, 2020
  100. Shoshani Tavori, S., Trop, T., and Shiftan, Y. “Self-Organized Ridesharing: Multi-Perspective Annotated Review” International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 270-279, 2020
  101. Becker, H., Becker, F., Abe, R., Bekhor, S., Belgiawan, P., Compostella, J., Frazzoli, E., Fulton, L.M., Bicudo, D.G.,Gurumurthy, K.M.,Hensher, D.A.,Joubert, J.W., Kockelman, K.M., Krצger, L., Vine, S.L., Malik, J., Marczuk, K., Nasution, R.A., Rich, J., Carrone, A.P., Shen, D., Shiftan, Y., Tirachini, A., Wong, Y.Z., Zhang, M., Bצsch, P.M.,  Axhausen, K.W., “Impact of vehicle automation and electric propulsion on production costs for mobility services worldwide” Transportation Research A, Vol. 138, pp. 105-126, 2020
  102. Nazari, S.A., Chowdhury, S., and Shiftan, Y., Evaluating Spatial Justice in Rail Transit: Access to Terminals by Foot, ASCE’s Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems   Vol. 146, No. 9, 2020