Dr. Lenahan O'Connell is a research associate at the Kentucky Transportation Center (KTC).
He holds a Ph.D. in public administration from the University of Kentucky and a M.A. degree in sociology from Columbia University.
At KTC he
has conducted research on public transportation, smart growth policy, environmental policy, state transportation commissions, driver attitudes, and structures for public participation in decision making.
articles on these and other topics have appeared in Transportation and Statistics, The Transportation Research Record, Administration and Society, Public Administration Review, Urban Studies, Public Works Management and Policy, Journal of the American Planning Association
, Social Science Quarterly and other journals.