CAPPA receives largest grant to date
December 19, 2016
The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs has received its largest grant to date. A University Transportation Center (UTC) grant was awarded to Dr. Shima Hamidi by the U.S. Department of Transportation and should be worth up to $7.7 million over the course of the next five years. The University Transportation Center focuses on education, research and outreach with the goal of making transportation options more efficient and accessible for all Americans, facilitating access to upward mobility. This grant will fund the Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions and Dollars (C-TEDD) will be housed in the Institute of Urban Studies. CAPPA is serving as the lead in this Center and will be joined by Georgia Tech, Cal Poly SLO, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and University of South Florida. This represents the first Lead on a University Transportation Center at UTA.
The grant was featured in an article ("UTA Receives $7.7 Million to Study Transportation Equity") by Peter Simek in the December 8 edition of D Magazine.