Welcome New MURP Students

On Saturday we held our first SPIA new student orientation in our new building in Ballston. Weclome to our new MURP and PGG students.

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New Semester, New Campus, and a New Role

Starting this semester the School of Public and International Affairs will hold classes in Ballston in Arlington County–a short walk from the Ballston Metro stop. Here is a photo of our new facility. I will also take one during the day…..it is a LEED certified building.


Virginia Tech Research Center, Arlington, Virginia, dusk, exterior, VTRC Arlington

In addition, starting this summer I took over from Tom Sanchez as program chair for Urban Affairs and Planning. I am excited about this new role. Thanks to Tom for all his great work during the past years.


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New article: Planning for walking and cycling in an autonomous-vehicle future

Botello, B., Buehler, R., Hankey, S., Mondschein, A., Jiang, Z. 2019. Planning for walking and cycling in an autonomous-vehicle future. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives.


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Impressions from Sustainable Europe study abroad 2019

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Final Studio Class Report: E-Scooters In Rosslyn

SMD in Rosslyn

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MURPs Graduating 2019!

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Final Studio Class Presentation

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