Publications

The Urban Transportation Center (UTC) archives selected publications that report on accomplishments by faculty researchers, graduate student researchers and other relevant news.  And, visit the sections below to access other UTC publications.

Visit the Research page to find transportation research abstracts, complete reports and papers. Visit the links below to access UTC faculty researcher peer-reviewed journal articles and working papers, get information on conference proceedings and presentations, and download webinars, videos and student researcher theses.Ped Cycle1

The Connector Newsletter.  

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Read the Summer 2017 issue of the Connector newsletter.

Read the Spring 2017 issue of the Connector newsletter.

Read the Summer/Fall 2016 issue of the Connector newsletter.

Read the Spring 2016 issue, or download past issues of the Connector newsletter.

The UTC Annual Report.

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Read the Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report. Or download past UTC Annual Reports.

Video David Spacek 2UTC Videos.

  • March 17, 2016 — Noon to 1:00 p.m.
    UTC Spring Seminar Series
    Speakers: Zhong Chen, PE, PLS, Principal, uGRIDD
    Matthew Gibbs, Chicago Transit Authority
    Topic: Geo-referencing Infrastructure Data
  • February 18, 2016– Noon to 1:00 p.m.
    UTC Spring Seminar Series
    Speaker: Yonah Freemark, Manager, Metropolitan Planning Council
    Topic: Equitable Transit Oriented Development (TOD) in Chicago
  • December 3, 2015 — Noon to 1:00 p.m.
    UTC Fall Seminar Series
    Speaker:  Ted Hampton, Vice President-Senior Credit Officer, State Ratings Team
    Moody’s Investor Service
    Topic: CTA’s Sales Tax Bonds: An Analytical Approach
  • November 19, 2015 — Noon to 1:00 p.m.
    UTC Fall Seminar Series
    Speaker: Maciek Nowak, PhD, Associate Professor, Information Systems and Operations Management Department
    Graduate School of Business, Loyola University Chicago
    Topic: Trends in Supply Chain Management
  • October 15, 2015 — Noon to 1:00 p.m.
    UTC Fall Seminar Series
    Speaker: David Spacek, Deputy Director of Transit for Public Transportation Programs, IDOT Division
    of Public and Intermodal Transportation
    Topic: The Role of Public Transportation in the Community
  • February 18, 2015 — Noon to 1:30 p.m.
    Special Presentation Co-Hosted with the Great Cities Institute
    Speaker: Erin Aleman
    Principal Planner, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)
    Topic: Presenting the Fund 2040 ProposalFund 2040

Noteworthy Transportation Developments.

The UTC was founded in 1979. What took place in and around Chicago from a transportation perspective? Scan a list of noteworthy transportation events.