Environmental, Water and Agricultural Engineering Transportation and Geo-Information Engineering Structural Engineering and Construction Management

Shlomo Bekhor, Associate Professor

Transportation and Geo-Information Engineering
Phone: +972-4-8292460
Fax: +972-4-8295708
Email: sbekhor@technion.ac.il
Address: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Haifa 32000, Israel
Home Page: http://cee.technion.ac.il/sbekhor
Research Interests  
Transportation Planning.
Network Optimization.
Demand Modeling.
Behavioral Models.
Intelligent Transport Systems.

ACADEMIC DEGREES

1999:   Ph.D., Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.

1990:   M.Sc. in Transportation Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.

1985:   B.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering, ITA (Aeronautical Institute of Engineering), Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil.

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2011 - 2014: Head, Transportation Research Institute, Technion.

2011 - 2012: Head, Ran Naor Center for Road Safety Research, Technion.

2008 - present: Associate Professor, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.

2010: Visiting Professor, Institute for Transport Planning and Systems, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. 

2003 - 2008: Senior Lecturer, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.

Summer 2005: Visiting Professor, Center for Collaborative Research, University of Tokyo, Japan.

2001 - 2003: Lecturer, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.

2000 - 2001: Research Affiliate (Post-Doc), Intelligent Transport Systems Laboratory, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA.

1996 - 1999:   Teaching Assistant at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2000 - 2001:   Transportation consultant, Cambridge Systematics Inc., USA.

1999 - 2000:   Transportation consultant, NTA - Metropolitan Mass Transit System for the Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area.

1990 - 1996:   Transportation planner, Israel Institute for Transportation Planning and Research, Tel Aviv.

1989 - 1990:   Computer programmer, Transportation Research Institute, Haifa.

1986 - 1987:   Field engineer, Schlumberger Wireline Co., Argentina and Chile.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Graduate courses:

  • Numerical Methods in Engineering (019006): 2002 - present
  • Transportation Networks (019709): 2001-2004, 2006 - present
  • Advanced Discrete Choice Models (018708): 2012
  • Selected Topics in Transportation Engineering (019725): 2004

Undergraduate courses:

  • Systems Analysis (014004): 2005 - present
  • Introduction to Transportation Planning (014703): 2002-2003, 2008
  • Fundamentals of Transportation Engineering (014705): 2004
  • Laboratory in Transportation Planning (014713): 2002 - 2005
  • Air Transportation (014717): 2005 - present
  • Final Project in Transportation : 2003 - 2006, 2011

 

PUBLIC PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2009 - 2012:   Member of the Management Committee of the European COST Action TU0804: Survey Harmonisation with New Technologies Improvement.

2007 - 2009:   Member of the Jury, Eric Pas Dissertation Prize Award, IATBR -International Association for Travel Behavior Research. Chair of the Jury for the 2009 Prize.

2006 - 2012:   Member of the Transportation Demand Forecasting Committee of the Transportation Research Board, USA.

2001 - present: Member of the Modeling Committee, Israel Ministry of Transport.

 

HOSTING POST DOCTORAL FELLOWS

  1. Carlo Giacomo Prato, May 2005 - October 2007.

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Ph. D. Theses Completed

  1. Prato, Carlo G. (2005). Latent Factors and Route Choice Behaviour. Advisors: C. Pronello (Politecnico di Torino), S. Bekhor. Student attended the Technion during last year of Ph.D. studies. Degree awarded by Politecnico di Torino.
  2. Leck, Eran. (2008). Efficiency and Equity Impacts of Transportation Improvements: The Case of Greater Beer-Sheva. Advisors: S. Bekhor, D. Gat.
  3. Farah, Haneen. (2009). Development of a Model for Crash Prediction Based on Infrastructure, Traffic Characteristics and Drivers' Behavior. Advisors: A. Polus, S. Bekhor.
  4. Kaplan, Sigal. (2010). Development of a Spatially Correlated Semi-Compensatory model for Household Location Choice. Advisors: Y. Shiftan, S. Bekhor.
  5. Ishaq, Robert (2011). Development of Flexible Model Structure for Discrete Choice Models. Advisors: Y. Shiftan, S. Bekhor.
  6. Rozen, Neta (2011). Dynamic Congestion Games in Transportation Networks. Advisors: D. Mahalel, S. Bekhor.

Ph. D. Theses in Progress

  1. Sofer, Tal. Development of Models for Congestion Analysis on Freeway Systems. Advisors: A. Polus, S. Bekhor.
  2. Freud-Feinstein, Uzi. Investigation of the Airline Product Choice under Dynamic Supply. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  3. Sadia, Reut. Modeling Driving Behavior and its Relationship to Variability in Road Infrastructure. Advisors: A. Polus, S. Bekhor.
  4. Elias, Zoher. Investigation of the relationship between perceived travel speed and road characteristics. Advisor: S. Bekhor. 

M. Sc. Theses Completed

  1. Weiss, Anat (2004). Modeling the Generation of Shopping Trips and their Integration in the Travel Pattern. Advisors: Y. Shiftan, S. Bekhor.
  2. Ferdman, Avigail (2005). Modeling Joint Development of Land Use and Light Rail Stations: The Study of Tel Aviv. Advisors: D. Shefer, S. Bekhor.
  3. Even Paz, Asaf (2006). Knowledge Discovery from Databases (KDD) of Dynamic Spatial Patterns. Advisors: M. Shoshany, S. Bekhor.
  4. Rabota, Nils (2006). Research of Solutions for the Design of a New Means of Public Transportations for Defined Areas, Suitable for Populations Having Different Disabilities. Advisors: R. Nabarro, S. Bekhor.
  5. Feinstein, Uzi. (2006) Investigation of Preferences as a Methodology for Measuring Quality and Level of Service in Domestic Air Transportation. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  6. Fux, Ravit. (2006) Integration of Road Network Reliability into the Traffic Assignment Problem. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  7. Mowafak, Wated (2007). Travel Demand Conditioned by Travel Time and Toll. Advisors: D. Mahalel, S. Bekhor.
  8. Reznikova, Lena. (2007) Algorithms for the Cross-Nested Logit Stochastic User Equilibrium. Advisors: T. Toledo, S. Bekhor.
  9. Zananiri, Issa. (2007) Framing the impact of Information Communication Technologies on travel behavior and social changes. Advisors: Y. Shiftan, S. Bekhor.
  10. Saji, Elias. (2008) Investigation of the Impact Range of Simulation and Traffic Assignment in Transportation Planning. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  11. Biniamin-Rozenfeld, Lirit. (2008) Investigation of Route Choice Behavior using combined data from GPS and GIS. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  12. Lazarev, Michael. (2008) Analysis of the characteristics affecting route choice in transit assignment. Advisor: S. Bekhor.

  13. Cohen, Ronen. (2009) Investigation of Car Availability in Israel. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  14. Iscovitch, Orly. (2009) A Model to Determine the Optimal Noise Level in an Urban Road System. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  15. Sorani, Michael (2009). Multivariate statistical analysis of travel users' behaviour: the role of attitudinal variables: An Israeli case study. Advisors: C. Pronello, S. Bekhor. Degree awarded by Politecnico di Torino.

  16. Hilvert, Ofir (2011). Models of parking search behavior. Advisors: T. Toledo, S. Bekhor.
  17. Keyserman, Emylia (2011). Investigation of train timetable schedule methods. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  18. Mansur, Sari (2012). Transportation Impact Study of transfer of military bases to the South Region. Advisor: S. Bekhor
  19. Blum, Ilil (2012). Investigation of travel habits using cell-phones data. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  20. Haas, Inbal (2013). Investigation of long-distance commuter trip habits. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  21. Fried, Motti. Examination of visual facilities to reduce speed in horizontal curves and weak points. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  22. Shukrun, Ilan. Predictive model of wildland fire and optimal location of fire stations. Advisors: S. Bekhor, E. Miller-Hooks.

M. Sc. Theses in Progress

  1. Bahat, Oren. Dynamic car-sharing trip modeling using traffic assignment methods. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  2. Suchinsky, David. Using floating car data for transportation safety planning: a case study in Israel. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  3. Kantorovitch, David. Investigating Public Transport Trip Patterns of Different Population Sectors in Jerusalem. Advisor: S. Bekhor. 
  4. Felba, Hayim. Investigation of Drivers' Preferences and Opinions About the Use of Intelligent Speed Adaptation Systems. Advisor: S. Bekhor.
  5. Ganaim, Muhammad. Estimating the willingness to pay for in-vehicle e-safety systems. Advisor: S. Bekhor.

     

RESEARCH GRANTS

2001 - 2003:   CyberCars - Cybernetic Technologies for the Car in the New City. Granting Agency: European Commission (128,000 Euro). Principal Investigators: Y. Zvirin, Y. Shiftan, S. Bekhor.

2001 - 2003:   CyberMove - Cybernetic Transportation Systems for the City of Tomorrow. Granting Agency: European Commission (182,000 Euro). Principal Investigators: Y. Zvirin, Y. Shiftan, S. Bekhor.

2002 - 2003:    Transit Route Design with Short-Turn and Multi-End Points Trips. Granting Agency: Technion Fund (3,000 Dollars). Principal Investigators: A. Ceder, S. Bekhor.

2002 - 2003:   Design of a CyberCars transportation system for the Technion Campus. Granting Agency: Henry Ford II Foundation (7,500 Dollars). Principal Investigators: Y. Zvirin, S. Bekhor.

2003 - 2004:   Definition of Data Needs for Transportation Planning in Israel. Granting Agency: Israel Ministry of Transport, in partnership with Perelstein-Galit Company (300,000 NIS). Principal Investigators: J. Prashker, S. Bekhor, Y. Shiftan.

2002 - 2004:   Reduction of Air Pollution through Land Use and Site Planning Forms more Conducive to Alternate Transportation Modes such as Walking, Biking and Use of Mass Transit. Granting Agency: Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection (90,000 NIS). Principal Investigators: D. Gat, Y. Mamane, P. Plaut, S. Bekhor.

2004 - 2005:   Model Development to Evaluate the Potential of Improved Rail Service to Attract Car Users in Israel. Granting Agency: Henry Ford II Foundation (3,000 Dollars). Principal Investigators: Y. Shiftan, S. Bekhor.

2004 - 2005:   Framing the impact of Information Communication Technologies on travel behavior and social changes. Granting Agency: Israel Science Foundation (88,000 NIS). Principal Investigators: Y. Shiftan, S. Bekhor.

2005 - 2006:   Analyzing Public Transport Route-Choice Behavior Using Combined Data from GPS and GIS. Granting Agency: Henry Ford II Foundation (9,000 Dollars). Principal Investigators: S. Bekhor, S. Filin.

2005 - 2006:   Explanatory Research by Means of Data Mining for Investigating Relationships among Infrastructure, Drivers and Offences Characteristics. Granting Agency: Ran Naor Foundation (231,000 NIS). Principal Investigators: S. Bekhor, D. Mahalel.

2005 - 2007:   Sustainable Urban Development: The Relationship between Transport, Land Use and Air Pollution. Granting Agency: Henry Ford II Foundation (3,000 Dollars). Principal Investigators: D. Shefer, S. Bekhor.

2006 - 2008:   CityMobil - Towards Advanced Transport for the Urban Environment. Granting Agency: European Commission (16,000 Euro). Principal Investigators: Y. Zvirin, Y. Shiftan, J. Prashker, S. Bekhor.

2007 - 2008:   Investigation of Car Availability in Israel. Granting Agency: Alice Shuster Foundation (8,500 Dollars). Principal Investigator: S. Bekhor.

2007 - 2008:   Efficiency and Equity Impacts of Transportation Improvements. Granting Agency: Mif'al Hapais Fund (15,000 NIS). Principal Investigator: S. Bekhor.

2008 - 2009:  Investigation of Travel Habits using Cellular Phone Data. Granting Agency: Henry Ford II Foundation (6,000 Dollars). Principal Investigator: S. Bekhor.

2008 - 2010:   Investigation of the combined problem of parking place search and route choice. Granting Agency: Israel Science Foundation (63,000 NIS). Principal Investigators: S. Bekhor, T. Toledo.

2009 - 2010:   A Model to Determine the Optimal Noise Level in an Urban Road System. Granting Agency: Henry Ford II Foundation (3,000 Dollars). Principal Investigator: S. Bekhor.

2009 - 2010: Road safety programs in ten world's leading countries and their effectiveness. Granting Agency: Israel Road Safety Authority and Insurance Union Fund (134,000 NIS). Principal Investigators: S. Bekhor, V. Gitelman.

2009 - 2011:   Examination of Impact of Safety Interventions on Fatality and Casualty Numbers in Road Accidents in Israel: a Feasibility Study. Granting Agency: Ran Naor Foundation (119,700 NIS). Principal Investigators: S. Bekhor, V. Gittelman.

2009 - 2011:   Development of Statistical Tools for Estimating the Numbers of Serious Road Accident Casualties in Israel. Granting Agency: Ran Naor Foundation (310,180 NIS). Principal Investigators: S. Bekhor, V. Gittelman.

2010 - 2011: Overview of e-safety systems and their safety aspects. Granting Agency: Israel Road Safety Authority (295,000 NIS). Principal Investigators: S. Bekhor, Y. Abramson.

2011 - 2012: Air Traffic Control Systems and Modeling: Literature Review. Granting Agency: Civil Aviation Authority (50,000 NIS). Principal Investigator: S. Bekhor.

2011 - 2013: Examination of characteristics and factors for bicycle riders' injury in road accidents in Israel. Granting Agency: Israel Road Safety Authority. Principal Investigators: V. Gitelman, S. Bekhor.

2011 - 2015: ACTUM - Analyses of Activity-Based Travel Chains and Sustainable Mobility. Granting Agency: Technical University Denmark (145,000 DKK). Principal Investigator: S. Bekhor.

2012 – 2013: Edition of 'Kivunim' - Summary of Papers in Road Safety. Granting Agency: Israel Road Safety Authority (50,000 NIS). Principal Investigators: S. Bekhor, S. Hakkert.

2012 – 2013: Investigation of drivers' preferences and opinions about the use of Intelligent Speed Adaptation Systems. Granting Agency: Ran Naor Foundation (69,000 NIS). Principal Investigator: S. Bekhor.

2012 – 2013: Examining the relationship between road safety and speed at the national level. Granting Agency: Or Yarok (50,000 NIS). Principal Investigator: S. Bekhor.

2013 - 2014: Examining the relationship between road crashes and traffic speed. Granting Agency: Or Yarok (185,000 NIS). Principal Investigators: S. Bekhor, T. Toledo. 

2013 – 2016:   New forms of sustainable urban transport and mobility. Granting Agency: European Commission (191,600 Euro). Principal Investigators: D. Mahalel, S. Bekhor.

 

 

HONORS

2008:   Excellence in Teaching Award (Distinguished Faculty Lecturer), Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

2006:   Excellence in Teaching Award (Distinguished Technion Lecturer), Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

2003:   Excellence in Teaching Award (Distinguished Faculty Lecturer), Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

2000:   Eric Pas Award for the Best Dissertation in Transportation, IATBR - International Association for Travel Behavior Research.

1999:   Excellence in Teaching Award (Distinguished teaching assistant), Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

1996:   Division Head Scholarship for Ph.D. studies, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (3 consecutive years).

1989:   Zalman and Michael Shirion Fund prize for M.Sc. Thesis: Evaluation of Air Traffic Control Models, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

1987:   Full Scholarship for M.Sc. degree studies, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (2 consecutive years).

 

SIGNIFICANT PROFESSIONAL PROJECTS

1993 - 1996:   Haifa Transportation Master Plan: Manager of the Israel Institute of Transportation Planning and Research team in the project.

1999 - 2000:   NTA - Metropolitan Mass Transit System for the Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area: Transportation Demand Modeling.

2003 - 2004:   Israel Railways: Ridership Forecasts for 5-Year and 10-Year National Investment Plan.

2007 - 2008:   Israel National Roads Company: Travel Demand Forecasting for the Strategic National Road Plan for the year 2030.

 

Refereed Papers in International Journals

54. Kaplan S., Bekhor S., Shiftan Y. (2012). Hybrid Compensatory-Noncompensatory Choice Sets in Semicompensatory Models. Transportation Research Record 2322, pp. 10-19. Download
53. Xu, X., Chen A., Zhong Z., Bekhor S. (2012). Path-Based Algorithms for Solving C-logit Stochastic User Equilibrium Assignment Problem. Transportation Research Record 2279, pp. 21-30. Download
52. Bekhor S., Chorus C., Toledo T. (2012). Stochastic User Equilibrium for Route Choice Model Based on Random Regret Minimization. Transportation Research Record 2284, pp. 100-108. Download
51. Hilvert, O., Toledo T., Bekhor S. (2012). Framework and Model for Parking Decisions. Transportation Research Record 2319, pp. 30-38. Download
50. Kaplan S., Shiftan Y., Bekhor S. (2012).Development and estimation of a semi-compensatory model with a flexible error structure. Transportation Research Part B 46, pp. 291-304. Download
49. Kaplan S., Bekhor S., Shiftan Y. (2012). Web-based survey design for unraveling semi-compensatory choice in transport and urban planning. Transportation Planning and Technology 35(2), pp. 121-143. Download
48. Prato C., Gitelman V., Bekhor S. (2011). Pattern recognition and classification of fatal traffic accidents in Israel: a neural network approach. Journal of Transportation Safety and Security 3(4), pp. 304-323. Download
47. Farah H., Polus A., Bekhor S. (2012). Driversג€™ Irrationality in Evaluating Risks on Two-Lane Highways. Journal of Transportation Safety and Security 4(1), pp. 67-82. Download
46. Prato C., Bekhor S., Pronello C. (2012). Latent variables and route choice behavior. Transportation, 39(2), pp. 299-319. Download
45. Bekhor S., Dobler C., Axhausen K.W. (2011). Integration of Activity-Based and Agent-Based Models: Case of Tel Aviv, Israel. Transportation Research Record 2255, pp. 38-47. Download
44. Shiftan Y., Bekhor S., Albert G. (2011). Route Choice Behavior with Pre-Trip Travel Time Information. IET Intelligent Transport Systems 5(3), pp. 183-189. Download
43. Prato C., Gitelman V., Bekhor S. (2012). Mapping patterns of pedestrian fatal accidents in Israel. Accident Analysis and Prevention 44(1), pp. 56-62. Download
42. Bekhor S., Cohen Y., Solomon C. (2011). Evaluating Long-Distance Travel Patterns in Israel by Tracking Cellular Phone Positions. In press, Journal of Advanced Transportation. Download
41. Ishaq, R., Bekhor S., Shiftan Y. (2012). Flexible Model Structure for Discrete Choice Models. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers ג€“ Transport 165, pp. 39-47. Download
40. Elias, W., Bekhor S., Shiftan Y. (2011). Analysis of Travel Behavior in Arab Communities in Israel: A Comparison of Household Surveys. Journal of Transport Geography 19(1), pp. 162-169. Download
39. Kaplan S., Bekhor S., Shiftan Y. (2011). Development and estimation of a semi-compensatory residential choice model based on explicit choice protocols. Annals of Regional Science 47, pp. 51-80. Download
38. Zhong Z., Chen A., Bekhor S. (2012). C-Logit SUE Model: Alternative Formulations and Solution Algorithm. Transportmetrica 8(1), pp. 17-41. Download
37. Bekhor S., Shiftan Y. (2010). Specification and Estimation of Mode Choice Model Capturing Similarity between Mixed Auto and Transit Alternatives. Journal of Choice Modelling 3(2), pp. 29-49. Download
36. Kaplan S., Bekhor S., Shiftan Y. (2011). Eliciting and Estimating Reservation Price: A Semi-Compensatory Approach. Journal of Business Research 64(1), pp. 45-50. Download
35. Farah H., Bekhor S., Polus A. (2009). Risk evaluation by modeling of passing behavior on two-lane rural highways. Accident Analysis & Prevention 41(4), pp. 887-894.
34. Kaplan S., Bekhor S., Shiftan Y. (2009). A two-stage model jointly revealing the determinants of non-compensatory conjunctive choice set formation and compensatory choice. Transportation Research Record 2134, pp. 153-163.
33. Gur Y., Bekhor S., Solomon C., Kheifits L. (2009). An Aggregate National Transportation Planning Process in Israel: Formulation and Development. Transportation Research Record 2121, pp. 145-151.
32. Farah H., Bekhor S., Polus A., Toledo T. (2009). A passing gap acceptance model for two-lane rural highways. Transportmetrica, 5(3), pp. 159-172.
31. Juran I., Prashker J., Bekhor S., Ishai I. (2009). A Dynamic Traffic Assignment Model for the Assessment of Moving Bottlenecks. Transportation Research Part C 17, pp. 240-258.
30. Bekhor S., Prato C. (2009). Methodological transferability in route choice modeling. Transportation Research Part B 43, pp. 422-437.
29. Leck, E., Bekhor, S., Gat, D. (2008). Equity Impacts of Transportation Improvements on Core and Peripheral Cities. Journal of Transport and Land Use 1(2), pp. 153-182. Download
28. Bekhor S., Toledo T., Reznikova L. (2008). A Path-Based Algorithm for the Cross Nested Logit Stochastic User Equilibrium Traffic Assignment. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering 24, pp. 15-25.
27. Bovy, P. Bekhor, S., Prato C. (2008). The Factor of the Revisited Path Size: Alternative Derivation. Transportation Research Record 2076, pp. 132-140. Download
26. Leck E., Bekhor S, Gat D. (2008). Welfare Economic Impacts of Transportation Improvements in a Peripheral Region. European Transport 40, pp. 88-105.
25. Farah H., Yechiam E., Bekhor S., Toledo, T, Polus A. (2008). Association of risk proneness in overtaking maneuvers with impaired decision making. Transportation Research Part F 11(5), pp. 313-323.
24. Bajwa S., Bekhor S., Kuwahara M., Chung E. (2008). Discrete Choice Modeling of Combined Mode and Departure Time. Transportmetrica 4(2), pp. 155-177. Download
23. Bekhor S., Toledo T., Prashker J. (2008). Implementation Issues of Route Choice Models in Path-Based Algorithms. Transportmetrica 4(2), pp. 117-133. Download
22. Bekhor S., Prashker J. (2008). GEV-based Destination Choice Models that Account for Unobserved Similarities among Alternatives. Transportation Research Part B. 42(3), pp. 243-262.
21. Farah H., Polus A., Bekhor S., Toledo T. (2007). Study of passing gap acceptance behavior using a driving simulator. Advances in Transportation Studies, Special Issue 2007, pp. 9-16.
20. Bekhor S., Reznikova L., Toledo T. (2007). Application of Cross-Nested Logit Route Choice Model in Stochastic User Equilibrium Traffic Assignment. Transportation Research Record 2003, pp. 41-49. Download
19. Prato, C. and Bekhor S. (2007). Modeling Route Choice Behavior: How Relevant is the Composition of Choice Set? Transportation Research Record 2003, pp. 64-73. Download
18. Shoshany M., Even-Paz A., Bekhor S. (2007) Evolution of Clusters in Dynamic Point Patterns: with a Case Study of Ants' Simulation. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 21(7), pp. 777-797.
17. Bekhor, S., Elgar A. (2007) Investment in Mobility by Car as an Explanatory Variable for Market Segmentation. Journal of Public Transportation 10(2), pp. 17-32. Download
16. Prato C., Bekhor S. (2006). Path Enumeration by Using Branch and Bound Technique. Transportation Research Record 1985, pp. 19-28. Download
15. Bekhor S., Feinstein U. (2006). Modeling Passengers' Preferences on a Short-Haul Domestic Airline with Rank-Ordered Data. Transportation Research Record 1951, pp. 1-6. Download
14. Bekhor S., Ben-Akiva M., Ramming S. (2006). Evaluation of Choice Set Generation Algorithms for Route Choice Models. Annals of Operations Research 144, pp. 235-247.
13. Prato C., Bekhor S., Pronello C. (2005). A Methodology for an Exploratory Analysis of Latent Factors Influencing Drivers' Behavior. Transportation Research Record 1926, pp. 115-125. Download
12. Bekhor S., Toledo T. (2005). Investigation of Path-Based Algorithms for the Stochastic User Equilibrium Problem. Transportation Research Part B, 39(3), pp. 279-295.
11. Elgar A., Bekhor S. (2004). Car Rider Segmentation according to Riding Status and Investment in Car Mobility. Transportation Research Record 1894, pp. 109-116. Download
10. Prashker J., Bekhor S. (2004). A Review on Route Choice Models used in the Stochastic User Equilibrium Problem. Transport Reviews 24(4), pp. 437-463.
9. Bekhor S., Ben-Akiva M., Ramming M.S. (2002) Adaptation of Logit Kernel to Route Choice Situation. Transportation Research Record 1805, pp. 78-85. Download
8. Shiftan Y., Bekhor S. (2002). Investigating Individual's Perceptions of Auto Travel Cost. International Journal of Transport Economics, XXIX (2), pp. 151-166.
7. Bekhor S., and Prashker J. (2001). A Stochastic User Equilibrium Formulation for the Generalized Nested Logit Model. Transportation Research Record 1752, pp. 84-90. Download
6. Prashker J., and Bekhor S. (2000). Congestion, Stochastic and Similarity Effects in Stochastic User Equilibrium Models. Transportation Research Record 1733, pp. 80-87. Download
5. Prashker J., and Bekhor S. (2000). Some Observations on Stochastic User Equilibrium and System Optimum. Transportation Research Part B, 24(4), pp.277 - 291.
4. Prashker J., and Bekhor S. (1999). Stochastic User Equilibrium Formulations for Extended Logit Assignment Models. Transportation Research Record 1676, pp. 145-152. Download
3. Vovsha P., and Bekhor S. (1998). The Link-Nested Logit Model: Overcoming the Route Overlapping Problem. Transportation Research Record 1645, pp. 133-142. Download
2. Prashker J., and Bekhor S. (1998). Investigation of Stochastic Network Loading Procedures. Transportation Research Record 1645, pp. 94-102. Download
1. Prashker J., Hocherman I., and Bekhor S. (1994). Investigation of Conflict Characteristics at Airway Intersections. Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE, 120(5), pp. 843-859.

Papers in Conference Proceedings

52. Prato C.G., Bekhor S., Pronello C. (2009). Latent variables and route choice behavior. 12th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Jaipur, India.
51. Kaplan S., Shiftan Y., Bekhor S. (2009). Development and estimation of a semi-compensatory model with flexible error structure. 12th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Jaipur, India.
50. Shefer D., Bekhor S., Mishory-Rozenberg D. (2009). Parking Policies' Impact on Pollutant Emissions and Concentrations. 49th Congress of the European Regional Science Association, Lodz, Poland.
49. Bovy P., Bekhor S., Prato C. (2009). Route Sampling Correction for Stochastic Route Choice Set Generation. 88th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA.
48. Kaplan S., Bekhor S., Shiftan Y. (2009). A two-stage model jointly revealing the determinants of non-compensatory conjunctive choice set formation and compensatory choice. 88th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA.
47. Farah H., Bekhor S., Polus A. (2009). Risk Evaluation by modeling of passing behavior on two-lane rural highways. 88th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA.
46. Gur Y., Bekhor S., Solomon C., Kheifits L. (2009). An Aggregate National Transportation Planning Process in Israel: Formulation and Development. 88th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA.
45. Shefer D., Bekhor S., Mishory-Rozenberg D. (2008). Parking Policies' Impact on Vehicle-Kilometers Traveled, Vehicle-Hours Traveled, and Pollutant Emissions and Concentrations. 55th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, New York, USA.
43. Bekhor, S., Wittenberg, Y., Golani, A. (2008). The Impact of Motorization Rate Forecast Models on Transit Ridership. 48th Congress of the European Regional Science Association, Liverpool, England.
42. Bovy, P. Bekhor, S., Prato C. (2008). The Path-Size Logit Revisited: An Alternative Derivation. 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. go to link
41. Farah H., Bekhor S., Polus A., Toledo T. (2008). A Passing Gap Acceptance Model on Two-Lane Highways Based on Traffic and Driver's Characteristics. 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA.
40. Bekhor S., Hirsh M., Nimre S., Feldman I. (2008). Identifying Spatial and Temporal Congestion Characteristics using Passive Mobile Phone Data. 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA.
39. Bekhor S. (2008). Adapting the Transit Capacity Manual for Local Planning Purposes: Operational Models for Bus Lanes in Tel Aviv. 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA.
39. Shefer D., Bekhor S., Mishory-Rozenberg D. (2007) Parking Policy Impact on Vehicle Pollutant Emissions - The Case of the Tel-Aviv Metropolitan Area. 54th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Savannah, GA, USA.
38. Leck, E., Gat D., Bekhor S. (2007) Welfare Economic Impacts of Transportation Improvements in an Underserved Region. Kuhmo Nectar Conference, July 9-12, 2007, Urbino, Italy.
37. Shefer D., Bekhor S., Mishory-Rozenberg D. (2007) Analysis of Parking Policy Impact on Vehicle Pollutant Emissions: The Case of Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area. NECTAR Conference, May 9-12, 2007, Porto, Portugal.
36. Shiftan Y., Bekhor S., Albert G. (2007). The Impact of Information on Route Choice Behavior: A Field Study Case. NECTAR Conference, May 9-12, 2007, Porto, Portugal.
35. Bekhor S., Reznikova L., Toledo T. (2007). Application of Cross-Nested Logit Route Choice Model in Stochastic User Equilibrium Traffic Assignment. 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. go to link
34. Bekhor S. (2007) Estimation of the Cross-Nested Logit Model for a Large Number of Alternatives. 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA.
33. Prato, C. and Bekhor S. (2007) Modeling Route Choice Behavior: How Relevant is the Choice Set Composition? 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. go to link
32. Leck, E., Bekhor S., Gat D. (2007). Equity Impacts of Transportation Improvements on Core and Peripheral Cities. 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA.
31. Bajwa, Shamas ul Islam, Shlomo Bekhor, Masao Kuwahara, and Edward Chung. (2006). Discrete Choice Modeling of Combined Mode and Departure Time. 11th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Kyoto, August 16-20, 2006, Japan.
30. Bekhor, S., Toledo T., Prashker J.N. (2006). Implementation Issues of Route Choice Models in Path-Based Algorithms. 11th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Kyoto, August 16-20, 2006, Japan.
29. Bekhor, S. and Prato, C. (2006). Effects of Choice Set Composition in Route Choice Modeling. 11th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Kyoto, August 16-20, 2006, Japan.
28. Prato C., Bekhor S. (2006). Path Enumeration by Using Branch and Bound Technique. 85th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. go to link
27. Bekhor S., Feinstein U. (2006). Modeling Passengers' Preferences on a Short-Haul Domestic Airline with Rank-Ordered Data. 85th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. go to link
26. Ferdman A., Shefer D., Bekhor S. (2005). Modeling Joint Development of Light Rail Transit Stations and Land Use: The Case of Tel-Aviv. 45th Congress of the European Regional Science Association, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
25. Feinstein, U., and Bekhor, S. (2005). Investigating passengers' preferences on a short-haul domestic airline in the light of current competitive environment. 9th Annual World Conference of the Air Transport Research Society, July 2005, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
24. Prato C., Bekhor S., Pronello C. (2005). A Methodology for an Exploratory Analysis of Latent Factors Influencing Drivers' Behavior. 84th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. go to link
23. Shefer D., Cohen M., Bekhor S. (2004). Modeling Spatial Diffusion of Innovation in Agriculture Using Discrete Choice Models. 44th Congress of the European Regional Science Association, Porto, Portugal.
22. Shiftan, Y., Bekhor S. (2004). Investigating Perceived Similarity among Mixed Auto and Transit Modes. 2004 European Transport Conference, Strasbourg, France.
21. Kaplan S., Bekhor S., Aviram A. (2004). El Impacto De La Selección De Función De Impedancia De Transporte Sobre La Partición Modal Y Sobre La Evaluación Economica De Proyectos De Transporte. VI Congreso de Ingeniería del Transporte, Zaragoza, Spain.
20. Bekhor S., Kheifits L., Shmulyian B. (2004). Check your Data: Comparing the Results of Two Household Surveys. 10th World Conference in Transport Research, Istanbul, Turkey.
19. Bekhor S., Zvirin Y. (2004). Estimating the Potential Use of Cybernetic Cars for a University Campus. 10th World Conference in Transport Research, Istanbul, Turkey.
18. Bekhor S. (2004). A Comparison between Two Household Surveys. 83rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA.
17. Elgar, A. and Bekhor, S. (2004). Car Rider Segmentation according to Riding Status and Investment in Car Mobility. 83rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. go to link
16. Shiftan Y., Proussaloglou K., de Jong G., Kasturirangan Y.P.K., Bekhor S., Ben-Akiva M. (2003). Activity-based modeling as a tool for better understanding travel behavior. 10th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Lucerne, Switzerland.
15. Bekhor S., Zvirin Y., Tartakovsky L. (2003). Investigating the Potential Application of Cybernetic Cars for a University Campus. 82nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA.
14. Bekhor S., Ben-Akiva M., Ramming S. (2002). Adaptation of Logit Kernel to Route Choice Situation. 81st Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. go to link
13. Bekhor S., Toledo T. (2001). Investigation of Path-Based Algorithms for the Stochastic User Equilibrium Problem. 9th World Conference on Transport Research, Seoul, Korea.
12. Bekhor S., Ben-Akiva M., Ramming S. (2001). Estimating Route Choice Models for Large Urban Networks. 9th World Conference on Transport Research, Seoul, Korea.
11. Bekhor S., Ben-Akiva M., Ramming S. (2001). Route Choice: Choice Set Generation and Route Choice Models. IV Tristan Conference, Azores, Portugal.
10. Bekhor S., Prashker J. (2001). A Stochastic User Equilibrium Formulation for the Generalized Nested Logit Model. 80th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. go to link
9. Shiftan Y., Shefer D., Farber A., Bekhor S., Aviram H. (2000). Comparison of Fuel Tax and Partial Congestion Toll as Alternatives to Complete Congestion Tolls. 6th World Congress of the Regional Science Association International, Lugano, Switzerland.
8. Prashker J., Bekhor S. (2000). Congestion, Stochastic and Similarity Effects in Stochastic User Equilibrium Models. 79th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. go to link
7. Prashker J., Bekhor S. (1999). Stochastic User Equilibrium Formulations for Extended Logit Assignment Models. 78th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. go to link
6. Prashker J., Bekhor S. (1998). Stochastic User Equilibrium and System Optimum. 8th World Conference on Transport Research, Antwerp, Belgium.
5. Bekhor S., Prashker J. (1998). Stochastic Network Loading Procedures that Overcome Path Enumeration. INFORMS Israel 1998 Meeting, Tel Aviv.
4. Vovsha P., Bekhor S. (1998). The Link-Nested Logit Model: Overcoming the Route Overlapping Problem. 77th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. go to link
3. Prashker J., Bekhor S. (1998). Investigation of Stochastic Network Loading Procedures. 77th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. go to link
2. Bekhor S., Prashker J., Hocherman I. (1997). A Model for Evaluating Air Traffic Conflicts at Multiple Airway Intersections. Proceedings, IFAC Conference on Transportation Systems, Chania, Greece. go to link
1. Vovsha P., Bocher B., Bekhor S. (1995). Comparative Analysis of Land Use and Transportation Scenarios: An Application to the Tel-Aviv Metropolitan Area. Proceedings of the URS. go to link

Book Chapters

4. Ferdman, A., Shefer D., Bekhor S. (2007). Land use variables in trip generation models: the case of the light rail transit in Tel Aviv. In Bruinsma, Pels, Priemus, Rietveld, Van Wee eds. Railway stations and urban dynamics, Springer, Berlin, pp. 385-412.
3. Bekhor S., Shefer D., Cohen M. (2005). Adopting Innovations in Agriculture: An Exploratory Analysis Using Discrete Choice Models. In T. Vaz, E. Morgan, P. Nijkamp eds. The New European Rurality: Strategies for Small Firms, Ashgate, Aldershot UK, pp. 229-240.
2. Ben-Akiva, M., Ramming M.S., Bekhor S. (2004). Route Choice Models. In M. Schreckenberg and R. Selten eds. Human Behaviour and Traffic Networks, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 23-46.
1. Bekhor S. and Prashker J. (1999). Formulations of Extended Logit Stochastic User Equilibrium Assignments. In A. Ceder ed. Transportation and Traffic Theory: Proceedings of the 14th ISTTT, Elsevier, Pergamon, pp. 351-372.
 
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