2003-2004 Seminar Series

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Date Speaker Title and Links
05/27/2004 Kenneth Small
Transportation Center Visiting Patterson Professor, Professor of Economics, University of California, Irvine

"Does Britain or the United States Have the Right Gasoline Tax?"

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05/20/2004 Deborah Bruce
Director, Safety Studies Division, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)

"Risk Assessments, Transportation Vehicles, and Accidents"

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05/13/2004 Evelyn Blumenberg
Assistant Professor, UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research, Department of Urban Planning

"Welfare Reform and Transportation"

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04/22/2004 Darwin Stuart
Recently Retired Director, Strategic Planning, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and NU Alum (MST'66)

"Effective Ways to Improve Customer Satisfaction, and Increase Ridership in Public Transportation"

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04/01/2004 Michael Sivak
Head, Human Factors Division, University of Michigan, Transportation Research Institute

"The Relative Risk of Flying and Driving after September 11: The Contribution of Bounded Rationality"

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03/11/2004 Michal Tzur
Visiting Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Northwestern University

"Transshipments in Supply Chain Management"

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03/04/2004 Thomas N. Hubbard
Associate Professor of Economics & Strategy
University of Chicago Graduate School of Business

"Information Decisions, and Productivity : On Board Computers and Capacity Utilization in Trucking"

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02/26/2004 David Boyce
Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering, Northwestern University

"Urban Travel Forecasting: Revolution or Evolution?"

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01/29/2004 Eric Petersen
Associate, PBConsult
(NU MST '98;NU PhD Candidate, Sociology)

"Issues in Transportation: Regional Politics, Funding Conflicts and Shifting Coalitions"

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12/04/2003 Piyushimita Thakuriah (Vonu)
Associate Professor, Urban Planning & Policy; Associate Director, Urban Transportation Center
University of Illinois at Chicago

"Job Accessibility of Low-Income Workers: Needs Assessment, Trends and Evaluation"

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11/20/2003 Abolfazl (Kouros) Mohammadian
Civil & Materials Engineering
University of Illinois at Chicago

"Automobile Ownership Modeling and its Importance in Travel Behavior"

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11/06/2003 Kenneth D. Boyer
Economics Department
Michigan State University

"Truck Drivers and Ballerinas: the Baumol Hypothesis and Trucking Productivity 1977-1997"

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10/16/2003 Susan Handy
Associate Professor,
Environmental Science & Policy,
University of California at Davis

"Driving by Choice or Necessity"

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10/24/2003 Tony M. Rufolo
Professor of Urban Studies & Planning
Portland State University

"Economic Issues in Designing Alternatives to State Motor Fuel Taxes"

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