Ed Glaeser, Professor of Economics at Harvard and author of Triumph of the City.
Lecture: 6:40 p.m. Reception to follow
Ed Glaeser is the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics, Harvard University, where he also serves as Director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston. He studies the economics of cities, and has written scores of urban issues, including the growth of cities, segregation, crime and housing markets. He has been particularly interested in the role that geographic proximity can play in creating knowledge and innovation. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1992 and has been at Harvard since then. This event is part of the 2013 CED Lecture Series, which features noted visiting academics and professionals from a broad range of environmental design fields. Most lectures are free, and all are open to the public.
"The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) is proud to announce the Transportation Award winners for 4 categories including Project of the Year, Person of the Year, Elected Official of the Year, Manager of the Year, and Organization of the Year and the top finalists in 14 other categories.
"The winners of those categories will be announced at the 24th Annual Transportation Awards Luncheon on May 23rd in Sacramento.
"The CTF Transportation Awards recognize excellence in California transportation, all modes, public and private sector and from all regions of the state."—from the CTF press release
Person of the Year – Joe Tavaglione, 2012 CTC Chairman
Elected Official of the Year – The Honorable Mark Ridley-Thomas, Los Angeles County Supervisor
Organization of the Year – Access Magazine, University of California Transportation Center
Project of the Year - SR237 Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority; Caltrans District 4; Federal Highway Administration; California Highway Patrol; Bay Area Toll Authority; Gray-Bowen; Parsons Brinckerhoff; CDM Smith; TransCore; RGW.
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December 12, 2012—Eric Morris has been named the 2012-2013 UCTC Outstanding Student of the Year, UCTC Director Robert Cervero announced.
"Eric was selected because of his major accomplishments in academics, teaching, and service," Cervero notes. He is Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at Clemson. His primary focus is transportation, particularly how transportation contributes to our quality of life. Read More