Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Transportation

The U.S. Senate recently confirmed Patrick Fuchs (MPA ’11) to serve a five-year term as a member of the Surface Transportation Board. Previously, Fuchs was a senior professional staff member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Max Pardo, MPA

I chose the La Follette School because it was highly ranked (particularly in social policy), affordable (particularly with the fellowship), practitioner-focused, and evidence-based.

Michael Rodriguez (MPA/MSURP '09) co-authored his first major publication as director of research at Smart Growth American/George Washington University. The report, Foot Traffic Ahead 2016, ranks the country’s top 30 metropolitan areas based on the amount of commercial development in Walkable Urban Places (WalkUPs).

The City of Madison has new ways to consider for gathering and incorporating public input into transit planning, as outlined in a new study from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Ways to help individuals battered by income volatility are outlined in a new report from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Alum publishes award-winning article

An award-winning article by 2012 alum Alex Marach has been published in Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Bittner joins Cambridge Systematics

2000 alum Jason Bittner has joined Cambridge Systematics' transportation planning and management group as a senior associate.

With nearly every regulation that crosses Patrick Fuchs' desk at the Office of Management and Budget in the Executive Office of the President, he uses what he learned in the La Follette School's policy analysis and microeconomics courses.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Alum works on automated vehicle technology

2000 alum Jason Bittner is featured on the University of South Florida's home page for the Automated Vehicle Institute he is helping to launch.

Alum Jennifer Gonda builds connections between the city of Milwaukee and the state and federal governments.

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