USC Price School of Public Policy

METRANS Announces New Awards to SPPD Faculty

The METRANS Transportation Center recently announced new awards to SPPD faculty members. Professor Martin Krieger will be studying how the development of visual technologies can give a higher level of video surveillance of our transportation network and its infrastructure. Professor Gary Painter will be studying the role of transit choice in determining the employment outcomes of immigrants across a sample of metropolitan areas in California and across the nation. Professor Lisa Schweitzer will be investigating whether there are patterns in the socio-economic makeup of neighborhoods and evacuation sites that are proximate to chemical releases from transport.