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Chris McCahill

Expert in transportation engineering and urban planning. Focused on sustainable practices and data-driven policies.

Deputy Director, State Smart Transportation Institute College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-7797 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @ctmccahill


  • Planning and design of multimodal urban transportation systems.
  • Policies and best practices supporting sustainable transportation.
  • Applications of Big Data and travel analysis in transportation planning and decision-making.
  • Parking standards, zoning codes and other land use regulations.


  • Technical assistance provider and peer network co-facilitator for roughly 20 state departments of transportation.
  • Co-editor of special issue in Research in Transportation and Business Management, titled “[Re]Evaluating How We Value Transportation.”
  • Lead author of chapters in “Parking and the City” and “Parking: Issues and Policies (Transport and Sustainability).“
  • Member of Transportation Commission and Transportation Policy and Planning Board for City of Madison.