A team of researchers from the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department won the Transportation Research Board’s 2008 Charley V. Wootan Award for the outstanding paper in the field of policy and organization. The team – comprising associate professor Norman Garrick and graduate students Wesley Marshall and Gilbert Hansen – was honored for their paper “Reassessing On-street Parking,” which was published in the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2046.The paper emerged from their research involving issues related to on-street parking, such as demand, the pedestrian environment, and safety as a function of vehicle speeds.
The research study produced a number of important conclusions, among them:
The team was recognized during the TRB 88th annual meeting in Washington, DC in January. View the press release here.