Transportation Research Board has new chairman

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dan Sperling, director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis, has been appointed chairman of the Transportation Research Board’s executive committee.

The board, which held its 94th annual meeting in Washington, D.C. last week, provides independent scientific findings on transportation issues.

The executive committee oversees the board’s programs and activities, engaging more than 7,000 engineers, scientists, and transportation researchers and practitioners from academia, private and public sectors, including state departments of transportation and the U.S. Department of Transportation. The board’s mission is to promote innovation and progress in transportation through objective research.

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More than 12,000 transportation professionals from around the world attended the annual meeting.


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