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Jeremy Mattson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Associate Research Fellow
Phone: (701)231-5496
Email: jeremy.w.mattson@ndsu.edu
ORCID: 0000-0002-0826-5834

Jeremy began working with UGPTI's Small Urban and Rural Transit Center in 2007. He has conducted research in a number of areas related to rural and small urban transit, including rural transit demand modeling, cost-benefit analyses, mobility management, rural intercity bus demand, travel behavior, mobility and transportation needs of older adults and people with disabilities, and other areas. He also teaches a graduate-level course, TL787, Public Transportation II. He received a Ph.D. in transportation and logistics from North Dakota State University. He also holds a B.A. degree in economics and business management and a M.S. degree in agricultural economics.

Research Interests

  • Public transportation
  • Transportation economics
  • Demand modeling
  • Travel behavior
  • Built environment

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


  • 2017-Present, Assistant Professor of Transportation and Logistics, College of Business, NDSU
  • 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


  • Ph.D., Transportation and Logistics, North Dakota State University, 2017
  • 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
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