Catching Up: Geoff Battista

Last year Geoff Battista was a Graduate Research Assistant the TRC studying how transportation availability can impact healthcare in the state of Vermont. After graduating from UVM with his Masters Degree, Geoff has moved a couple hours north to McGill University in Montreal where he is pursuing his PhD. Geoff … Continue reading

Catching Up: Tim Pede

Tim Pede explored the relationship between building and transportation energy use in cities as a UVM graduate student and a Graduate Research Assistant at the Transportation Research Center.  After graduating with his Master’s Degree from the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, Tim started a PhD program at the … Continue reading

Protecting Vermont’s Roads from the Air

The impact of Tropical Storm Irene on Vermont was felt everywhere a road followed along a river or stream. Roads washed out, bridges failed and fell into turbulent waters, and state and town highway departments scrambled to restore roadways to permit responders to get in and help. The response by … Continue reading