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Dr. Greg Erhardt featured in a New York Times article. Read the full article here
Dr. Candace Brakewood comments on the future of contactless transit fares. 
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Dr. Greg Erhardt’s ride-hailing research was referenced in an op-ed in the Lexington Herald-Leader.
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Dr. Greg Erhardt comments on transit funding.
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August 15, 2020
Assistant Professor Candace Brakewood and Professor Chris Cherry will be guiding UT’s partnership with a consortium led by Georgia Tech to address declining transit ridership. The team was awarded a $1 million grant from the US Department of Transportation as one of four new Tier 1 University Transportation Centers (UTCs), which are funded to address critical transportation challenges facing the United States.
Just four teams were selected from nearly 70 applications to receive... more
August 05, 2020
Gregory Erhardt, assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, is the PI for UK.
The University of Kentucky is part of a new Tier 1 University Transportation Center that will advance research and education programs that address critical transportation challenges facing the United States.
“These investments in four new transportation research centers will help advance innovation and create new solutions to increase accessibility,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary... more
Friday, July 31, 2020

Centers will focus on 4 key research priorities with a total of nearly $5 million in grants
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced $4.925 million in grants to fund four new Tier 1 University Transportation Centers (UTCs) to advance research and education programs that address critical transportation challenges facing our nation.  
“These investments in four new transportation research centers will help advance innovation and create new... more
August 3, 2020
A team of Georgia Tech researchers has been awarded a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to address declining transit ridership.
The grant establishes a Georgia Tech-led team as one of four new Tier 1 University Transportation Centers (UTCs), which are funded to address critical transportation challenges facing the United States.
Just four teams were selected from nearly 70 applications to receive the UTC grants.
“These investments in four new... more