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01.07.2015

RSG Project is Front Page Story

The front page of the Valley News featured a story on the development of sidewalks in Quechee, Vermont. RSG’s Dave Saladino and Grace Wu are quoted throughout the article as they have been working with the Town of Hartford to identify projects designed to make Quechee a safer and more welcoming place for pedestrians and cyclists.

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01.06.2015

RSG Project Featured on TV News

The “On-Road Bicycle Plan” was recently featured on the local TV news in Vermont. RSG is currently working on this project with VTrans to determine where to focus limited resources towards bicycle improvements and allow better integration into Agency projects.

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12.18.2014

RSG Sr. Consultant Published in Book on Sustainable Logistics

RSG Senior Consultant, Erica Wygonik, co-authored the chapter “Comparison of Vehicle Miles Traveled and Pollution from Three Goods Movement Strategies,” which was published in the book Sustainable Logistics. The 6th in the Transport and Sustainability series, this book looks at the role of logistics in addressing and contributing to transportation’s environmental impacts. Erica’s chapter, written with Dr. Anne Goodchild of the University of Washington, looks at the impacts from various ways to move goods their last mile to consumers.

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12.17.2014

RSG Sr. Consultant and Director Published in Journal of Choice Modeling

RSG Senior Consultant, Jeffrey Dumont, and Director, Stephane Hess, co-authored the article “Contrasting Imputation with a Latent Variable Approach to Dealing with Missing Income in Choice Models,” which was published in the latest issue of the Journal of Choice Modelling. In the article, Jeff, Stephane, and co-authors explored the use of advanced choice techniques to impute missing income and compared that to simpler, more traditional approaches of imputation.

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12.09.2014

RSG Vice President Highlighted in TR News

RSG Vice President, Maren Outwater, was recently featured in TR News, Transportation Research Board’s bimonthly magazine. The profile highlights her background working in the public sector and her pioneering research on national forecasting models of passenger and goods movement.

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12.05.2014

RSG Named One of the ‘101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For’ in the Nation

RSG has been named one of the ‘101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For’ in the nation!

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ competition identifies and honors organizations throughout the nation that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. This award is on the heels of two other workplace awards – GreatRated! and When Work Works (Sloan) Award.

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12.04.2014

RSG Senior Director Named Member of the Project Advisory Board for NITC Study

RSG Senior Director, Peter Plumeau, was recently named a member of the Project Advisory Board for a National Institute of Transportation and Communities (NITC) study titled “Integrating Freight into Livable Communities.” The study is being performed by the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida.

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11.16.2014

10th International Conference on Transport Survey Methods

RSG Senior Consultant Elizabeth Greene and Director Stephane Hess will attend the 10th International Conference on Transport Survey Methods in Leura, Australia from November 16th-21st. The conference will focus on embracing technological and behavioral changes to improve the conduct of surveys.

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11.04.2014

RSG Senior Director Awarded Patent

RSG Senior Director, Michael Geilich, was recently awarded his fourth patent. This latest patent (US Patent # 8,862,454) is for a method and apparatus for simulating risk tolerance and associated adversary costs in a distributed business process.

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10.29.2014

Acoustical Society of America Fall 2014 Meeting

RSG Senior Director, Kenneth Kaliski, will be co-chairing a conference session on Wind Turbine Noise at the fall meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) in Indianapolis on October 29th.

Ken will also be presenting a paper with RSG analyst, David-Michael Lozupone, titled, “Massachusetts Wind Turbine Acoustics Research Project – Goals and Preliminary Results.” The presentation will outline the methodologies and preliminary results of a study that RSG is working on with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection to provide a quantitative basis for testing and evaluating pre-construction and post-construction wind turbine noise.

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