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Jeremy Mattson
Associate Research Fellow
Phone: (701)231-5496
Fax: (701)231-1945

Jeremy began working with UGPTI's Small Urban & Rural Transit Center in 2007. His research areas have included mobility and transportation needs of older adults and people with disabilities, mobility management, access to health care, rural intercity transportation demand, alternative fuels, travel behavior, and impacts of higher fuel prices. He holds a B.A. degree in economics and business management and a M.S. degree in agricultural economics and is currently in the Transportation & Logistics Ph.D. program at North Dakota State University.

Research Interests

  • Small urban and rural public transportation
  • Transportation economics and policy
  • Alternative fuels
  • Travel behavior
  • Intercity bus

Recent Research Activities/Major Programs of Activity

  • Rural Transit Fact Book
  • Rural Intercity Transportation Demand
  • Aging and Mobility
  • Mobility Management and Human Service Transportation Coordination
  • Alternative Fuels and Hybrid Buses
  • Transit, Technology, and Public Participation
  • Marginal Cost Pricing and Subsidy of Transit
  • Transportation and Access to Health Care
  • Gas Prices and Transit Ridership


  • 2007-present, Associate Research Fellow, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, NDSU
  • 2000-2007, Research Assistant, Center for Agricultural Policy and Trade Studies, Department of Agribusiness & Applied Economics, NDSU


  • M.S. Agricultural Economics, North Dakota State University, 2000
  • B.A. Economics and Business Management, University of Minnesota, Morris, 1998

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • Transportation Research Forum
NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050