Chiu Takes Part in $15M Federal Transportation Grant

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Associate professor Yi-Chang Chiu will lead a team investigating the efficacy of subsidies, carpooling and vehicle-sharing business models in helping transit operators improve users' mobility, as part of $15 million multicampus grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation

Portland State University's Transportation Research and Education Center will administer the grant and use it to expand its National Institute for Transportation and Communities program, of which the UA is now an affiliate. 

Larry Head, professor of systems and industrial engineering and director of the UA Transportation Research Institute, was also named on the award.

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