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    Protecting species on the move , article

    As temperatures and sea levels rise as a result of climate change, flora and fauna are migrating into new and unknown lands to survive. With a grant from the National Science Foundation, an interdisciplinary team of researchers is helping conservation agencies and other stakeholders across state and local boundaries to rethink biodiversity protection approaches for this new era of climate change.

    Date: Jun 28, 2021
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    Cycling on the rise during COVID-19 pandemic , video

    Ralph Buehler, professor and chair of the Urban Affairs and Planning department in the School of Public and International Affairs, discusses how cycling has increased globally in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Date: Nov 24, 2020
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    Virginia Tech rolls out electric scooters for pilot research , video

    The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute partners with a micro-mobility company to research e-scooter usage on campus. The pilot study will help researchers analyze the safety, rider behavior, and interactions with other road users.

    Date: Aug 29, 2019
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    On the Record: Alternative transportation governance models for the D.C. metro region , video

    Growing population in urban areas throughout the world elevates the need for collaboration among local government leaders and city planners to ensure a sustainable public transportation infrastructure that is well-connected, convenient, and affordable to meet regional needs. Hear urban planning and policy experts discuss effective European models that could offer innovative solutions to improve regional coordination and public transportation challenges in the D.C. metro area. Speakers include: — Ralph Buehler, Associate Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning in the School of International and Public Affairs at Virginia Tech — Joe McAndrew, Director of Transportation Policy, Greater Washington Partnership — Sara Kline, Principal, SK Solutions LLC “On the Record” – a series of regular media roundtables -- was launched by the university’s Media Relations team last fall with a goal of elevating Virginia Tech research and connecting our faculty to reporters from national and trade publications.

    Date: Apr 17, 2019
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    On the Record with Virginia Tech: Alternative transportation governance models , video

    Growing population in urban areas throughout the world elevates the need for collaboration among local government leaders and city planners to ensure a sustainable public transportation infrastructure that is well-connected, convenient, and affordable to meet regional needs. Join Virginia Tech along with urban planning and policy experts to learn about effective European models that could offer innovative solutions to improve regional coordination and public transportation challenges in the D.C. metro area. Speakers include: — Ralph Buehler, Associate Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning in the School of International and Public Affairs at Virginia Tech — Joe McAndrew, Director of Transportation Policy, Greater Washington Partnership — Sara Kline, Principal, SK Solutions LLC More information: https://vtnews.vt.edu/contact/ontherecordevents.html

    Date: Apr 08, 2019
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    Transportation professor reacts to Amazon, Innovation Campus , video

    Ralph Buehler, associate professor in urban affairs and planning, talks about the anticipated transportation changes Amazon and Virginia Tech's Innovation Campus will bring to National Landing.

    Date: Dec 03, 2018
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    Tracking air pollution with two wheels , video

    Steve Hankey, assistant professor of urban affairs and planning at Virginia Tech, has developed a unique way to track air pollution. However, his experiments do not take place in a lab. They happen in the streets of Blacksburg on a bicycle.

    Date: Oct 24, 2018