Saturday, January 28, 2012

Chicago Skyway: Past, Present, Future?

I just returned from my first Transportation Research Board meeting, which was an amazing experience.  Thousands of academics and professionals--engineers, planners, mostly, but at least three historians--met in Washington to discuss transportation.  Apparently, this meeting has been growing quickly over the last decade, and it is now one of the largest subject-specific conferences there is.  I think it testifies to the need for vibrant interdisciplinary forums, and I am sure it could be a model for many areas of inquiry.

I produced my first poster for the event.  It is a preview of one of my current projects: a book on the Chicago Skyway.

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