A recent policy brief about funding transportation from the Howard H. Baker Center for Public Policy has garnered national attention. Baker Center Director Matt Murray, David Greene, the senior Baker fellow in energy and the environment at the center, and Mark Burton, a research associate professor of economics and the director of economics for the Center for Transportation Research, collaborated on the report.
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As attention on the tragic Amtrak derailment turns to questions of what happened and what comes next UT’s David Clarke and Mark Burton have continued to play a national role for media in addressing those questions.
David Clarke, director of UT’s Center for Transportation Research, and Mark Burton, who works at the center, have once again been able to provide valuable insight to national media in the wake of a rail disaster.
UT’s Larry Bray and Mark Burton, both of the Center for Transportation Research as well as the Department of Economics, recently helped author a study on inland waterways.
A panel of transportation experts and economists will meet on Wednesday, April 17, to discuss “Taxes, Green Vehicles, and the Death of Tennessee Transportation.” The panel discussion will be from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium in the Baker Center. It is free and open to the public. The discussion will be moderated by Baker Scholars Eric Dixon, senior in philosophy, and Caleb Williford, senior in logistics.