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Thursday, October 31, 2013

MAPP SEMINAR: Dr. Martin Wachs - "Taking Charge: Taxes, Tolls and the Crisis in Transportation Finance | October 31, 2013 | 9:00-10:30am

Description:
Join us as we welcome Martin Wachs for the 2013 Samuel J. LeFrak Lecture and Seminar. Dr. Wachs, a senior principal researcher at RAND and professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, will further examine the crisis of transportation finance in relation to planning and policy, reviewing the current debate on using taxes and tolls as a means to meet the challenges facing our current and future transportation network and infrastructure. Dr. Wachs also served as director of the RAND Transportation, Space, and Technology Program and, prior to joining RAND in 2005, was professor of civil and environmental engineering and professor of city and regional planning at the University of California, Berkeley, where was also director of the Institute of Transportation Studies. He has been a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and two Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellowships. His most recent work focuses on transportation finance in relation to planning and policy. {Will appear in FYI on Oct 23, 2013
Start Time:
9:00 AM
End Time:
10:30 AM
Room:
1200-Dean's Conference Room
Venue:
Main Office
Common Location Name:
Architecture
Web Address:
http://www.arch.umd.edu/news_and_events/index.cfm?id=8141
Other Contact Information:
Christine Cestello Hinojosa School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation +1 301 405 6286 hinojosa@umd.edu http://www.arch.umd.edu


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