Jonathan Gifford transportation C0119
Published by George Mason University Libraries
Jonathan L. Gifford is a Dean in the School of Public Policy at George Mason University, and the director of the Master's in Transportation Policy, Operations and Logistics program.
Dean Gifford's primary area of expertise is transportation and public policy, with a particular focus on transportation and land use. His recent research investigates transportation finance and the role of public private partnerships, and behavioral considerations in transportation planning.
He received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. (1983) in Civil Engineering (Transportation) at the University of California, Berkeley, with doctoral minors in economics, and urban and regional planning. His dissertation examined the history and development of the Interstate Highway System from its origins in the 1930s through its design and deployment in the 1960s and beyond.
This collection contains tapes, documents, and books on transportation planning. Included is a VHS videotape of footage from 1919 on a US Army convoy traveling across the country on Lincoln Highway, the first transcontinental highway in America.
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Special Collections Research Center also holds many other transportation collections.
Jonathan Gifford transportation collection, Collection #C0119, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.
Collection donated by Jonathan Gifford in 1999.
Processed by Special Collections Research Center staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009.