If you have lived or visited Vermont in the last couple of years, it’s likely you have seen the impact of Tropical Storm Irene. Perhaps it was destroyed buildings along a meandering river or maybe you attended a fundraiser trying to help a community move beyond the disaster. Whatever the case … Continue reading
On Wednesday, April 16th, the Davis Center hosted the 2014 Student Research Conference. With over 300 presenters, this years conference provided insight into many burning questions and areas of research. The Transportation Research Center sent thirteen of its student researchers to the conference to present on topics ranging from emergency … Continue reading
Many of us spend our days checking emails while walking to and from the office or listening to music and watching the GPS while we are driving our cars. We probably think we accomplishing more by doing multiple things at once and you probably think your pretty good at it. … Continue reading
This Saturday at the Vermont Fire Academy up to twenty students will be learning how to respond to an emergency involving a gaseous fueled vehicle. What’s a gaseous fueled vehicle? Any vehicle powered by propane, natural gas, or hydrogen. The students will also learn about the infrastructure involved in … Continue reading
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Students from Dr. Brian Lee’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Design Class were given the opportunity to experience how bike and pedestrian design affects those who are in wheelchairs. This experience is designed to give students perspective into how all of the users of sidewalks, roadways, and other transportation systems are affected … Continue reading
The TRC will be well representated at the 2014 Student Research Conference. The conference is taking place on the 4th floor of the Davis Student Center on campus on Wednesday April 16th. Student Presentation Title School Poster # TRC POSTER 10-11:30a Geoffrey Battista Exploring Health Care Accessibility Among Vermont’s Rural Seniors … Continue reading
The First Vermont Walk/Bike Summit took place this past Saturday at the Burlington Hilton, in Burlington, Vermont. Around 250 people registered for the first time event which was right on target with what organizers had hoped for. On Friday, the summit kicked off with professional luncheon with a presentation by … Continue reading
For more info on the events: April 1st – The Vermont Highway Safety Plan and the Vermont Highway Safety Alliance April 8th – Investigating and Documenting Traffic Crashes in Vermont April 15th – Emergency Response to Traffic Crashes in Vermont
Sitting in on a seminar about zoning and planning policies on a Friday afternoon in November may not sound like a hot ticket event but don’t tell that to the room full of people excitedly waiting John Adams’ presentation: Don’t Jersey Vermont. Adams started by apologizing to those who thought … Continue reading
Carolyn Carlson PE and Jennifer M.V. Fitch PE discuss their selection as Engineer and Young Engineer of the Year by the Vermont Society for Engineers as well as their experience as women in the civil engineering field.