Volpe Events: Public Policy Professor to Speak on Freight in Metropolitan Areas

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Join Dr. Genevieve Giuliano, Ph.D., Ferraro Chair in Effective Local Government, Senior Associate Dean for Research and Technology, and Director, METRANS Transportation Center, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, at Volpe for our next Straight from the Source event:

Moving freight in metropolitan areas: 
The newest urban transportation problem

Thursday, May 9, 2013

12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Eastern Time

Management Information Center
Volpe, The National Transportation Systems Center
55 Broadway, Kendall Square
Cambridge, Massachusetts  


Join us in person or via webinar.


Dr. Genevieve Giuliano is the Ferraro Chair in Effective Local Government and Professor and Senior Associate Dean of Research and Technology in the Sol Price School of Public Policy at University of Southern California, and the Director of the METRANS joint USC and California State University Long Beach Transportation Center.  

She conducts research on relationships between land use and transportation, transportation policy analysis, and information technology applications in transportation. Her current research includes analysis of regulatory policies aimed at reducing impacts of freight in metropolitan areas, development of metropolitan freight flow models, and analysis of changes in metropolitan spatial structure. Prof. Giuliano has published over 130 papers. She serves on the Editorial Boards of Urban Studies and Journal of Transport Policy. She was named a National Associate of the National Academy of Sciences in 2003, received the TRB William Carey Award for Distinguished Service in 2006, and was awarded the Deen Lectureship in 2007. She has participated in several National Research Council policy studies; currently she is chairing the Committee on Funding Options for Freight Transportation Projects of National Significance. She is also founding Chair of the California Transportation Research and Technology Advisory Panel.