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The Research Connection

Dr. Genevieve Giuliano's Presentation on "Policy Issues in Urban Goods Movements"

The Caltrans Division of Research and Innovation is hosting monthly videoconferences on various topics. The presentations are designed to bring researchers and practitioners together to exchange information and transfer knowledge.

Dr. Genevieve Giuliano
Dr. Genevieve Giuliano
Professor, School of Policy, Planning, and Development, USC
Director, METRANS Transportation Center

Dr. Genevieve Giuliano was the featured speaker at the department's June 2005 Research Connection video conference.

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Genevieve Giuliano is Professor in the School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California and Director of the METRANS joint USC and California State University Long Beach Transportation Center. She also holds courtesy appointments in Civil Engineering and Geography. She received her PhD in Social Sciences from University of California, Irvine, and conducted research at the UC Irvine Institute of Transportation Studies before joining USC in 1988.

Professor Giuliano's research interests are interdisciplinary and wide-ranging. Her background is in geography, economics and political science, and her application field is transportation. Her research focus areas include relationships between land use and transportation, transportation policy evaluation, and information technology applications in transportation. Recent projects include mobility patterns of the elderly, international comparisons of metropolitan growth and travel patterns, and new technology applications in public transit. Current projects include intra-metropolitan freight modeling and analysis, evolution of employment centers in the Los Angeles region, and sensor networks applied to urban traffic monitoring.

She has published over 120 papers, and has presented her research at numerous conferences both within the US and abroad. Professor Giuliano is a former faculty fellow of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and former member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. She serves on the Editorial Boards of Urban Studies and the Journal of Transportation and Statistics, as well as on Advisory Boards for transportation institutes at UC Davis and University of Minnesota. She is a member and past Chair of the Executive Committee of the Transportation Research Board, and has been named a National Associate of the National Academy of Sciences. She has participated in several National Research Council policy studies, most recently the Committee for Physical Activity, Health, Transportation and Urban Form.