TRC News

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Below please see our latest 10 news stories. For previous stories, go to our news archive.


Lecture Discusses Difficulty of Disaster Logistics

Most researchers can probably list off a few locations where their field work led them to uncomfortable or austere environments.  Dr. José Holguín-Veras, a researcher specializing in disaster humanitarian logistics, almost always finds himself in some of the most severely damaged locations on earth.


2013 Transportation Research Center's Student of the Year Selected

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 ...


The Cost of Clear Roads

Imagine it’s the dead of winter and a large snowstorm is looming. This leads most of us to dream of fresh powder, skiing and snowboarding, or maybe enjoying hot cocoa by the fireplace. If you are Jim Sullivan or Jonathan Dowds, researchers from the Transportation Research Center at the University of Vermont, you are more likely ...


Fleet Managers Come Together to Learn About Natural Gas

Fleet managers and vendors from around the state came together on Wednesday November, 15th to learn about the benefits of Natural Gas  vehicles (NGVs).  The conference, “Natural Gas Vehicles, - The Here and Now Technology”, was well attended and feature discussions on everything from the history of natural gas  as a fuel to ...


How will we grow and support the transportation workforce of the future?

The UVM TRC has been engaged in transportation workforce development since its inception crafting a strong program to support students (well over 100 now), particularly in graduate education, through research assistantships and the development of a Graduate Certificate of Study in Sustainable Transportation Systems and Planning. ...


UVM TRC on the ITS Davis team selected by US DOT as the National Center for Sustainable Transportation

The University of California, Davis, Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS-Davis) was selected in a national competition to lead a new two-year, $11.2 million research consortium for the U.S. Department of Transportation.  UVM’s TRC is one of the institutional partners lead by Lisa Aultman-Hall who spent last year on ...


New Developments at the UVM Transportation Air Quality Lab

Barrett/Liston Scholar Anna Nadler Joins the MOVES Minds at the


Three Regional Transportation Forums hosted in Burlington in September

The month of September will see three important regional transportation events hosted in Burlington.


Michelle McCutcheon-Schour Takes Over as Vermont Clean Cities Coordinator

We are excited to announce Michelle McCutcheon-Schour as the new coordinator for the Vermont Clean Cities Coalition (VTCCC) at the University of Vermont Transportation Research Center (TRC). Michelle served as an intern for the coalition in the summer of 2011, and has been working at the TRC for the past year. She led an electric ...


New England Regional Transportation Workforce Summit, September 26-27, 2013 (Boston)

New England Regional Transportation Workforce Summit, September 26-27, 2013 (Boston)