NARC Member Opportunity: Engaging with UC Davis’ National Center for Sustainable Transportation

Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
Sign up: Please use this sign up link. Call-in information will follow.

NARC will host a webinar/call and dialogue with Laura Podolsky (Policy Director, National Center for Sustainable Transportation – NCST*) to introduce NARC members to a potential resource for information, research, and educational opportunities. Laura will provide a quick overview of USDOT’s University Transportation Center (UTC) program and NCST, highlight some of NCST’s recently completed research and new research kicking off this fall, and share opportunities for engaging in NCST’s research and related activities. Plenty of time will be set aside for questions and dialogue on the most pressing challenges, information gaps, and research needs faced by NARC members. Your feedback will help inform future NCST research and educational initiatives.

NCST is committed to advancing sustainable transportation by producing cutting-edge research, educating future transportation leaders, and engaging directly with policymakers and practitioners. NCST is led by the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California at Davis in partnership with the University of California at Riverside, California State University at Long Beach, University of Southern California, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of Vermont. NCST’s overall research program is focused on improving transportation’s environmental outcomes and is organized into four main research themes:

  1. Infrastructure and Operations
  2. Multi-Modal Travel and Land Use
  3. Zero-Emission Vehicle and Fuel Technologies
  4. Institutional Change

NCST also has three new emphasis areas: freight, new mobility, and environmental review. The emphasis areas cut across all of NCST’s research.

For more information on the National Center for Sustainable Transportation, please visit: ncst.ucdavis.edu.

* Erich Zimmermann, NARC’s Transportation Director, serves on NCST’s Leadership Council

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