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EVENTS ON February 9, 2017

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4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

NUTC Seminar: "Effects of the Light Rail Transit Development & Neighborhood Design on Travel Behavior" - Jason Cao, University of Minnesota

NUTC Academic Seminar Series presents:

Effects of the Light Rail Transit Development &; Neighborhood Design on Travel Behavior

- Jason Cao, Associate Professor, Univesity of Minnesota

 

Jason Cao is an associate professor with the regional policy and planning area. His current research mainly focuses on land-use and transportation planning in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. He seeks to answer interrelated questions about how transportation investments influence urban development, how land-use patterns shape individuals' behavior, and how land-use and transportation policies can be used to mitigate traffic congestion and improve our environment.

Cao previously worked as an associate research fellow with the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute at North Dakota State University. His work has appeared in journals spanning urban planning, public health, and transportation. He has been published in Environment and Planning, Journal of the American Planning Association, American Journal of Health Promotion, Transportation Research, and others.

Cao received an M.S. in statistics and a Ph.D. in civil and environment engineering with a specialization on transportation planning from the University of California-Davis. He earned bachelor's and master's degrees in civil engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. In 2006, he received the Wootan Award from the U.S. Council of University Transportation Centers for the best transportation policy/planning dissertation in the United States.

Contact Info: Diana Marek

Location: Chambers Hall 600 Foster St Lower Level Evanston IL 60208

Event URL: http://www.transportation.northwestern.edu/

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Transportation Center Seminar

Jason Cao (University of Minnesota): "Effects of the Light Rail Transit Development &; Neighborhood Design on Travel Behavior"

Contact Info: Diana Marek

Location: Chambers Hall 600 Foster St Ruan Conference Center (lower level) Evanston IL 60208