TRC Research Analyst Jim Sullivan works on the Vermont Travel Model for VTrans, using modeling software to examine the effects of changes to the transportation system. This includes addressing such questions as the impacts of changes in population and economic activity on the transportation network. By providing this knowledge, the … Continue reading
How Living in a Food Desert Impacts Obesity In small rural states like Vermont, does the built food environment impact where people purchase food and obesity rates, or do meal patterns and obesity simply come down to individual food choice? While pursuing an M.S. in Community Development and Applied … Continue reading
The TRC welcomes a new team of student researchers this year with specialties from land use planning to qualitative research.
On September 25th the TRC, with the UVM Global and Regional Studies Program, hosted Dr. Catherine Lutz, the Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Family Professor of Anthropology and International Studies at Brown University presented on her new research interest in automobile cultures, in a lecture entitled Inequality, Myth and the American … Continue reading