Kevin Chang Featured Expert on WalletHub’s 2020 Best and Worst Cities to Drive In
September 22, 2020
University of Idaho College of Engineering Associate Professor Kevin Chang is a featured expert on WalletHub’s 2020 Best and Worst Cities to Drive In. With focus on cost, safety and environmental impact, Chang shared his expertise on money-saving tips for drivers, the future of self-driving cars and changes to traffic levels amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We’re living in very unique times, and it’s fascinating to observe and study how people are adapting, particularly from a transportation standpoint,” Chang said. “I think it’s up to each of us to determine – literally and figuratively – how and where we’ll go from here.”
Chang has more than 15 years of professional experience in the areas of project management and design, traffic safety and operations, and transportation engineering and planning. Prior to his current position as a faculty member in U of I's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chang was a traffic engineer with the King County Department of Transportation in Seattle, Washington. He supervised pedestrian and school safety programs, led neighborhood transportation planning efforts and managed the King County Traffic Management Center.
A registered professional engineer, Chang has taught coursework at the University of Washington and U of I and has published and presented at more than 45 national and international conferences. Read the full WalletHub article.
About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 11,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky and Western Athletic conferences. Learn more at uidaho.edu