Voorhees Transportation Center, NJTPA are recipients of APA National Planning Achievement Public Outreach award

The American Planning Association’s (APA) National Planning Awards annually recognize outstanding efforts in planning and planning leadership. This year, the awards committee recognized five Excellence recipients, and honored an additional 16 recipients with Achievement awards. The Achievement awards recognize good planning work in different areas. The Innovations in Public Engagement public outreach program developed by […]

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Hyperloop Edinburgh-London 45 min trips a step closer

Robert Noland, professor of transportation planning and policy at Rutgers University in New Jersey, said: “Hyperloops are being designed with the hope of shooting people and cargo in pods through vacuum tubes at high speed. “This concept was originally seen as a cheaper alternative to high speed rail in California. “It is unlikely to be […]

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Bloustein students awarded APTF scholarships

The American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) recently announced that Bloustein School Masters in City and Regional Planning (MCRP) students Alexander Anhwere-James and Sean Varsolona are the recipients of 2013 APTF Scholarships. All member organizations of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) are given the opportunity to nominate and sponsor upper class or graduate level college students to receive APTF Scholarships awarded […]

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Michael Smart to join Bloustein School as assistant professor

Dr. Michael Smart, most recently a post-doctoral researcher and lecturer at UCLA and research lead for the Complete Streets Initiative at the Luskin School of Public Affairs, will join the faculty of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, as an assistant professor beginning in September 2013. “We are pleased […]

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