Adam Stocker is a transportation engineer and researcher with more than five years of experience working in transportation analysis in the private, public, and academic sectors. He grew up in Santa Monica, California and received an M.S. in Transportation Engineering from UC Berkeley and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from UC Davis.
He holds a research engineer and project manager position with the Innovative Mobility group of UC Berkeley’s Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC), where he designs and executes studies that assess the travel behavior, societal, and environmental effects of shared mobility. With TSRC, he is currently working on a major study focusing on the travel behavior and environmental impacts of the ridesourcing services Uber and Lyft.
His research interests also include digital platform cooperatives, with an emphasis on applications related to transportation. He is interested in how platform cooperatives could help foster a more equitable digital commons and reshape how we work and transact by radically rethinking conventional ownership and governance structures that exist today.
Adam has authored multiple publications and book chapters and has presented research at conferences around the U.S. and internationally. He has been quoted in news outlets including the Washington Post, BBC, Politico, and the Bogota Post.