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Established in 1954 by industry representatives, the Northwestern University Transportation Center was the first university transportation center in the U.S. Since then, the Center has been recognized as a leading interdisciplinary education and research institution.
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The NUTC is incredibly pleased to announce the keynote speaker for our 60th Anniversary Gala Dinner will be Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO of SpaceX! Ms. Shotwell received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Northwestern University and has extensive experience in the aerospace industry.
NUTC Director Hani Mahmassani was interviewed by NPR Boston's program "Here and Now" regarding the bankruptcy of the Indiana Toll Road and the private ownership of public roads. Click here to hear the interview!
NUTC faculty member Ian Savage was awarded Best Academic Paper at the 2014 Global Level Crossing and Trespass Prevention Symposium at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign! Click here to read his paper, "Analysis of Fatal Train-Pedestrian Collisions in Metropolitan Chicago 2004-2012."
Seminar Series: "Paying for Access, but Getting Immobility: Rethinking Finance and Governance Models for 21st Century Urban Transportation" - Elliott Sclar, Director, Center for Sustainable Urban Development -- Earth Institute, Columbia University
October 2, 2014
3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Washington, D.C. 60th Anniversary Reception
Longworth Office Building
Room 1300 – Agriculture Committee Session Room
October 16, 2014
5:30 PM-8:30 PM
NUTC 60th Anniversary Celebration
November 13, 2014 - November 14, 2014
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