Dr. Clifton to direct the Oregon Modeling Collaborative

  • 23rd June 2010

The Oregon Modeling Collaborative (OMC) was formed in spring 2010 to provide modeling tools and methods in support of Oregon’s transportation and land use planning and policy efforts. The OMC is comprised of members of the academic, policy and consulting sectors in Oregon and led by Dr. Kelly Clifton at…

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Dr. Kelly Clifton awarded two OTREC research projects in 2010

  • 23rd June 2010

Dr. Clifton was awarded two new research grants as part of the 2010-2011 OTREC grant cycle. The project “Contextual Influences on Trip Generation” partners with Metro and surrounding communities to examine trip rates for land development across a variety of urban conditions. In partnership with the Portland Development Commission, City…

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Stimulous Spending in Maryland on WYPR’s Maryland Morning

  • 14th August 2009

Kelly Clifton on WYPR’s Maryland Morning. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act–better known as the stimulus bill–turns 6 months old on Monday. Nationally so far, $73billion out of nearly $581 billion has been spent, according to the public interest news site Pro Publica (there’s an additional $212 billion in estimated…

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The Purple Line: A Rail Solution? July 21, 2009 6:30 – 8:00 pm @ The National Building Museum

  • 17th July 2009

Hear a panel of experts, including Maryland Transit Administration’s Michael Madden and Kelly Clifton, Ph. D. University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, discuss the Purple Line’s potential to relieve congestion, spur economic development, and connect people to jobs in the rapidly growing Maryland suburbs. Robert Thomson, Washington Post’s Dr. Gridlock,…

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Upcoming Talk at the Carolina Transportation Program – March 16, 2009

  • 14th March 2009

Professor Kelly Clifton from the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland will give a talk entitled “Activity and Travel Choice Models – Extensions for Evaluating Energy Consumption.”  Details included below. Time: March 16, 2009 at 12:30 pm Location: New East Building, Room 102 on the campus…

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Three papers accepted for publication

  • 2nd March 2009

Clifton, Kelly, Burnier, Carolina, and Akar, Gulsah, in press, Severity of injury resulting from pedestrian-vehicle crashes: What can we learn from examining the built environment?, Transportation Research D. Akar, Gulsah, Clifton, Kelly, and Doherty, Sean. in press. How Do Travel Attributes Affect Planning Time Horizon of Activities?, Transportation Research Record…

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Active Living Research Conference – February 18-20, 2009

  • 14th February 2009

The 2009 Active Living Research Annual Conference is being held February 18 – 20, 2009 in downtown San Diego, CA. The theme for the 2009 conference is Active Communities for Youth and Families: Creating Momentum for Change. Friday, Feb. 20: Adolescent Travel to School: Exploring the Links with Physical Activity…

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