Transportation & Vehicle Safety News
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
Several Public Policy Center (PPC) staff and faculty members were recognized for longevity of service at a recent PPC meeting. The awardees are pictured below. Others who were awarded but not in attendance include:
Monday, July 22nd, 2019
Daniel McGehee, director of the Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Research Program, is involved in a study that looks at less distracting alternatives to bioptic telescopes, which help visually impaired drivers.
Thursday, July 11th, 2019
Corinne Peek-Asa was selected to give the 37th annual UI Presidential Lecture in February, 2020
Friday, January 11th, 2019
The RSS 2019 Call for Abstracts opened on 1 November 2018. We encourage you to submit an abstract for this exciting conference!
Monday, November 12th, 2018
Chuck Connerly received the Jay Chatterjee Award for Distinguished Service to Planning Education from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.
Monday, June 18th, 2018
Cher Carney, Senior Research Associate in the PPC's Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Research program, was interviewed for WalletHub's "2018's Best & Worst States for Teen Drivers," in the Ask the Experts section of the blog. WalletHub analyzed the teen-driving environment in each of the 50 states using data set ranges from number of teen driver fatalities
Friday, March 23rd, 2018
Cher Carney and Michelle Reyes, research associates in the National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) and with the PPC's Transportation and Vehicle Safety Research program, will receive the Iowa Commissioner’s Special Award for Traffic Safety in Des Moines on April 26 to recognize their work with teen driver safety.
Friday, February 2nd, 2018
PPC student researchers spotlighted in OVPR&ED banner campaign
Friday, October 13th, 2017
Many members of campus were honored at the University of Iowa’s annual Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice President for Human Resources.
Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
Dan McGehee spoke with NPR's All Tech Considered about touch screen systems in vehicles.