Brian D. Taylor, FAICP

Brian Taylor is professor of urban planning and director of the Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies & Institute of Transportation Studies at UCLA. His research analyzes how the geopolitics of public finance affect transportation planning outcomes; evaluates public transit system performance to inform debates over the mode; develops theoretically grounded evaluations of transportation equity; and employs innovative methods to understand travel behavior. He has published extensively (more than 150 pieces, 46 of which are refereed), is widely cited (more than 850 times), and has influenced federal and state transportation policy and transportation planning practice in Los Angeles County. Inducted 2012.