Media Mention: Cycling in America Stuck in First Gear

Cycling in America Stuck in First Gear

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New Paper On Scooters and Pedestrians Published with MURP Students

James, O., Swiderski, JI, Hicks, J., Teoman, D., and Buehler, R. 2019. Pedestrians and E-Scooters: An Initial Look at E-Scooter Parking and Perceptions by Riders and Non-Riders. Sustainability, Vol 11, No. 20, 5591; https://doi.org/10.3390/su11205591.

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Presentation at National Capital Commission in Ottawa, Canada

Last week, I presented my research in Ottawa, Canada at the National Capital Commission’s session on ‘From point A to B, intelligently’ youtu.be/DH226s6gQvw.

NCC CNN Ottawa

I was also happy to meet up with Frank Hartman and Eva Willems from the German Embassy, as well as Hans Moor.

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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.

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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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