Austin Brown is executive director of the Policy Institute for Energy, the Environment, and the Economy at UC Davis. Prior to joining UC Davis, Brown spent nine years in Washington, D.C., working for the Department of Energy and as assistant director for clean energy and transportation at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

How Lyft and Uber Can Fix — Not Cause — Congestion

By Dan Sperling, Austin Brown | May 23, 2019

Studies suggest that Uber, Lyft, and other app-based ride-hailing services increase congestion by shifting some travelers away from mass transit. Such a shift is to be expected. Ride-hailing services …