Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Transportation Systems and Planning

Certificate of Graduate Study in Sustainable Transportation Systems and Planning Transportation is a transdisciplinary field of study that broadly examines the movement of people and goods over space as well as the economic, public health, environmental and social impacts of those systems. Local, regional and global transportation systems are vital to building community, … Continue reading

UTC GRA Scholars 2013-2014

2013-2014 UTC Scholars Geoff Battista (Community Development and Applied Economics) Geoff’s research examines health care accessibility among Vermont’s rural elderly. He is using geospatial analysis and interviews to examine the environmental and personal factors shaping access to care.     Jim Dunshee (Civil and Environmental Engineering) The EPA’s Motor Vehicle Emissions … Continue reading

Graduate Research Funding

Funding / Research Assistantships Research Assistantships on faculty-led TRC research projects Students have been employed on multiple transportation research initiatives across the university. New project may have opportunities for future graduate research assistantships. Faculty researchers and Associates can be contacted directly for information on current and future opportunities. For more information, … Continue reading

TRC Student of the Year: Nathan Reigner

Student of the Year Nathan Reigner

Congratulations to Nathan Reigner, the University of Vermont Transportation Research Center 2014 Student of the Year.  Nathan is a PhD. candidate with the Park Studies Laboratory in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. His research focuses on informed transportation management in the context of parks and public lands, … Continue reading

Innovative Research on Display at TRC Research Expo

“Drive Like a Local!” proclaims the research poster by Kristine Harootunian, a master’s student in civil and environmental engineering, at the TRC Research Expo.  This year’s poster competition featured 19 student posters, showcasing research from across the disciplines.  Harootunian’s research included the examination of 5 years of the Vermont State … 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