Network Analysis of Organizations Promoting Sustainable Transportation

Do social networks affect sustainable transportation organizations aiming to influence the policy-making process? This is a question that transportation research scholar, Aaron Witham, has been researching for the past two years while pursuing his M.S. in natural resources from the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and his graduate … Continue reading

UVM Transportation Air Quality lab Joins CEMS New High-Tech Collaborative Research Laboratory

Four leading researchers from Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Engineering and the new Bioengineering programs will be cross-pollinating in a new high-tech laboratory on the second floor of Votey Hall. Drs. Britt Holmén, Mary Dunlop, Jane Hill, and Rachael Oldinski have access to nearly 3000 square feet of space for collaborative research … Continue reading

Sociological Literature on Environmental Concern

TRC Graduate Scholar Elysia Nelson,Department of Community Development and Applied Economics, and TRC Faculty Advisor Thomas Macias, Department of Sociology recently published: “A Social Capital Basis for Environmental Concern: Evidence from Northern New England” in Rural Sociology.   The study, funded by the US DOT through the University of Vermont … Continue reading

2011 Student of the Year

Jonathan Maddison has been named the University Transportation Center 2011 Student of the Year. As a UTC Scholar, Maddison’s research focuses broadly on the social construction of knowledge around transportation policy issues. Working closely with his research advisor Dr. Richard Watts, Maddison conducted novel research that applies political science and … Continue reading