January 2008

Bill Holloway, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Award to be presented at the Council of University Transportation Centers, Eleventh Annual Awards Banquet.

Saturday, January 12, 2008; Palladian Ballroom, Omni Shoreham Hotel

Bill's photo

Bill Holloway is a master’s student in urban and regional planning, specializing in transportation and land use with an emphasis on public finance. He is pursuing his cerificate in transportation management and policy, and plans to pursue a career focused on the interaction between transportation infrastructure and land use in urban areas. He has a bachelor’s degree from Colorado College.

Since beginning work with the National Center fo Freight Infrastructure Reseacrh and Education (CFIRE)in 2006, Bill has played major roles in the production of the Wisconsin Trucker’s Guide, a succint in-truck resource for Wisconsin commercial freight policies and operations; has performed research in the area of commercial truck parking and freight flows through the Mississippi Valley Freight Coalition; and has helped the Center prepare for and conduct several major conferences. In 2006 and 2007, Bill was a member of the UW’s Student Bus Pass Advisory Committee and one of three student representatives on the University’s Campus Transportation Committee, which was responsbilbe for negotiating an unlimited transit pass program available to all UW students, staff and faculty.

CFIRE began an ambitious 2008 project year with a site visit from Wisconsin Congressman Thomas E. Petri (R-WI) who toured the Wisconsin Transportation Center on the UW-Madison campus on January 3, 2008. Petri serves on the House Transportation and Infrastructure and Education and Labor committees and is in his fifteenth term representing the 6th congressional district, which includes parts of eastern, central and southern Wisconsin and extends to the Lake Michigan border. More info can be found in the Spring 2008 Newsletter.