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Croydon’s main street in town with trams running through its center

Learning About Transportation in London: Burch Cleantech Europe Trip

Today, the class had the pleasure of meeting with Audrey Bowerman. A fellow UNC bachelors and master’s alum, Audrey now works for Transport in London doing work with bicycle and tram infrastructure. We met with her last week at the … Read more

Notre Dame

Strasbourg: Learnings from Critical Modernization

The Cathedral Notre Dame of Strasbourg stands 446 feet tall and is a celebrated symbol of the city. It has stood at the center of Strasbourg, a small city located in eastern France near the German border, for over five … Read more

Rieselfeld, Germany green landscaping

Rieselfeld and Vauban: Bike Tour of Europe’s Most Sustainable City

By embarking on a cycling tour throughout the city of Freiburg, students in the Burch Sustainability Research Field Seminar were able to immerse themselves in the mobility and residential aspects of living in Europe’s most sustainable city. We rose at … Read more

flowers on bike path

The Impact of Greenway-oriented Development

Increasing urbanization and the need for denser cities are making developers around the world wonder: how do we revitalize our cities? Greenway-oriented development is the future of mid-sized and developing cities around the world. Dabney Sanders and other members of … Read more

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Ending Range Anxiety

Marcy Bauer, senior vice president of program delivery for Evgo joined our IE Cleantech Corner webinar series for “Ending Range Anxiety.” During this webinar, she shared current trends impacting the adoption and accessibility of electric vehicles and charging stations with … Read more


Transit Innovation and Career Paths: Meet Jerome Horne

Jerome Horne, a Ridership Experience Specialist, will be speaking at the Clean Tech Summit on February 20th on the Future of Bus Rapid Transit is Electric Panel. Mr. Horne has been working at IndyGo, a corporation that manages Indianapolis’s public … Read more

Keith Benjamin City of Charleston UNC Clean Tech Summit

Innovations in Mobility: Meet Keith Benjamin of City of Charleston

On this year’s “Transforming Our Transportation Systems” track, we are thrilled to welcome City of Charleston’s Director of the Department of Traffic and Transportation, Keith Benjamin. Benjamin has an outstanding history of work that sets him apart in his field. … Read more