Access to public transportation is key for returning military veterans with disability in achieving reintegration success

Access to reliable transportation, particularly public transportation, is essential for returning military veterans with disabilities to reintegrate to civilian life and obtain critical medical and support services, according to a new Rutgers study. The research, conducted by the Bloustein School’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC), found that veterans with disabilities living in transit-oriented developments […]

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Rutgers alumnus to present discussion on Bayonne Bridge navigational clearance program, April 7

LISTEN TO THE RECORDING OF THE EVENT:  http://165.230.149.154:8080/ess/echo/presentation/c0f990e9-81c1-436a-9e91-59b945881891 (please note that the first 10 minutes of the camera recording is blurry due to a malfunction but the sound is fine. The accompanying slides are clear) The existing 151-foot clearance of the Bayonne Bridge is a limitation to future post-Panamax vessels following the anticipated completion of […]

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Bloustein student receives APTF Board Scholarship

The American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) recently announced that Bloustein School Masters in City and Regional Planning (MCRP) student Sherri Dawson is the recipient of a 2014-15 APTF Scholarship. 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 […]

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Voorhees Transportation Center releases GASCAP model

The Bloustein School’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center has released GASCAP — the Greenhouse-Gas Assessment Spreadsheet for CAPital Projects —a freely available Microsoft Excel based spreadsheet tool designed by VTC. This spreadsheet based tool allows users to estimate the life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions associated with transportation construction and maintenance projects. Both user-friendly and flexible, it is designed to estimate […]

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MCRP candidate Kwan Hui recipient of 2011 APTF scholarship

The American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) recently announced that Bloustein School Masters in City and Regional Planning (MCRP) student Kwan Hui is the recipient of a 2011 APTF Scholarship. 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 […]

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