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Hough is invited lecturer at University of Vermont

Posted: Apr 22, 2009

Jill Hough, advanced research fellow, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute at NDSU, was recently a guest lecturer at the University of Vermont Transportation Research Center.

She presented the seminar "Aging in Rural and Small Urban Environments: Are Travel Needs Being Met?" to faculty and students Feb. 12. Hough is the director of the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute's Small Urban and Rural Transit Center, and has conducted research on the mobility needs of the elderly in small communities and rural areas.

While at the University of Vermont, Hough met with faculty, administrators, graduate students and a representative of AARP Vermont, as well as representatives of state and local transit agencies. She also met with the local planning committee for the 19th National Conference on Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation. Hough is the program chair for the conference, which is scheduled at the University of Vermont in October.

Past presenters in the lecture series have included Joseph Sussman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Transportation and Logistics and Daniel Sperling, founding director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California-Davis and associate director of the university's Energy Efficiency Center.

Published in NDSU's staff newsletter
It's Happening at State
Apr. 22, 2009

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