During the past few years, bicycle colectivos have been sprouting up all over this city. A bicycle colectivo is a group of cycling enthusiasts who organize activities that express their love of the “caballito de acero,” or the “little iron horse” as many here affectionately refer to their bicycles. The … 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
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.
Just a reminder that we have some great events coming up this week: March 25th: Leadership for Sustainability – Rubenstein School Spring Lecture Series Chapin Spencer – “Sustainable Infrastructure for a Shrinking Planet” 4pm – Aiken 102 – Aiken Building – Free Chapin has been serving the public in many … Continue reading
Professor Brian Lee spoke to WCAX about how transit systems are funded and about the cost versus what is recovered in fares. Take a look below at the full story by WCAX.
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Last Friday provided a great opportunity for TRC Graduate Research Assistants to meet with UVM Career services and TRC colleagues from Resource Systems Groups to discuss how to begin the process of seeking employment upon completion of their degrees.