TRANSPORTATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Transportation and Economic Development Research Center is a University
Transportation Center, funded by the Research and Innovative Technology
Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Center
conducts research in transportation finance, transportation and land
use, and entrepreneurship and innovation in transportation.
is contained within the Transportation Research Center at the School
of Public Policy, George Mason University. George Mason, located in
the Washington D.C. suburb of Fairfax, Virginia, has 30,000 students,
nearly half of whom are graduate students. The School of Public Policy,
with a faculty of 100, offers six Master’s degrees and a Ph.D.
in Public Policy. With 130 students, the doctoral program is the largest
in the United States.
Dr. Jonathan Gifford is Director of the Transportation and Economic Development Research Center.