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MoveVU travels on with $8.4 million from Tennessee Department of Transportation and Vanderbilt University

Aug. 4, 2020—Based on the success of the MoveVU sustainable transportation program launched in 2018, Vanderbilt University has received an additional $8.4 million, funded equally by the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program and the university, to scale up its activities.

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Engineering graduate student wins distinguished ORNL fellowship

Jul. 9, 2020—Marm B. Dixit, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is a recipient of a Weinberg Distinguished Staff Fellowship in the Energy and Environmental Sciences Directorate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. “The Weinberg fellowship is a highly competitive, prestigious early-career research opportunity that will enable Marm to create independent research paths, said Flowers Family Faculty...

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Transportation lab predicts “extreme traffic” for some cities following COVID-19

Jun. 5, 2020—Vanderbilt transportation research group shares possible traffic scenarios post-COVID.

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Transportation engineers put sophisticated eyes on campus mobility and air quality

Oct. 9, 2019—The first of what could be two dozen sophisticated sensor arrays—called the MoveVU Digital Gateway—has started collecting air quality and mobility data on Vanderbilt's campus as part of a large-scale, $9 million project backed by federal, state and university funding.

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Vanderbilt University receives $4.5M grant, will match to help fund MoveVU mobility plan

Nov. 7, 2018—MoveVU, Vanderbilt's mobility strategy for faculty, staff and students, has a received a major boost from a $4.5 million federal grant, which the university will match.

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Hafkenschiel to lead new university transportation office

Oct. 1, 2018—Erin Hafkenschiel has been appointed executive director of mobility in the Division of Administration effective Oct. 1.

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FutureVU releases comprehensive vision for development of campus

May. 16, 2018—A holistic vision for the physical development of campus over the next 20 to 30 years is now available on the FutureVU website.

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Dockless bike-sharing pilot continues through summer; preferred pricing available for VU, VUMC

Apr. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt's six-month dockless bike-share pilot enters a new phase this Friday, marking the end of the first month of the launch designed to bolster the university's mobility and transportation strategy.

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Vanderbilt and ofo partner to bring dockless bike sharing to campus

Mar. 22, 2018—As part of its ongoing mobility and transportation strategy, Vanderbilt is launching a six-month pilot of a dockless bike-share program beginning Tuesday, March 27. The kickoff event will feature bike demos, rider education and giveaways.

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Transportation experts dig into congestion, connectivity, conflicts at VISOR workshop

Feb. 2, 2018—Three keynote speakers joined experts from Vanderbilt, the city of Nashville, other universities and transportation agencies for a daylong event to address mobility and traffic congestion challenges in Nashville.

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Public Safety announces improvements to Vandy Vans services

Dec. 14, 2017—Undergraduate students designed a Vandy Vans shelter to be installed at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. In addition, a new stop at the Highland Quadrangle boasts increased safety for riders.

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Participate in survey gathering feedback on pedestrian and cyclist safety

Nov. 10, 2017—Faculty, students and staff can access and fill out a five-minute survey created by Vanderbilt Public Safety until Dec. 15.

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