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Cycling on the rise during COVID-19 pandemic

Ralph Buehler, professor and chair of the Urban Affairs and Planning department in the School of Public and International Affairs, discusses how cycling has increased globally in relation to the…

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Virginia Tech rolls out electric scooters for pilot research

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute partners with a micro-mobility company to research e-scooter usage on campus. The pilot study will help researchers analyze the safety, rider behavior, and…

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On the Record: Alternative transportation governance models for the D.C. metro region

Growing population in urban areas throughout the world elevates the need for collaboration among local government leaders and city planners to ensure a sustainable public transportation…

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On the Record with Virginia Tech: Alternative transportation governance models

Growing population in urban areas throughout the world elevates the need for collaboration among local government leaders and city planners to ensure a sustainable public transportation…

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Transportation professor reacts to Amazon, Innovation Campus

Ralph Buehler, associate professor in urban affairs and planning, talks about the anticipated transportation changes Amazon and Virginia Tech's Innovation Campus will bring to National Landing.

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Tracking air pollution with two wheels

Steve Hankey, assistant professor of urban affairs and planning at Virginia Tech, has developed a unique way to track air pollution. However, his experiments do not take place in a lab. They happen…

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