Travis Norton, a Research Project Coordinator at the Food Lab, was recently honored with two awards at University of Buffalo’s Masters of Urban Planning graduation. The Western New York Division of the American Institute of Certified Planners recognized Travis with the AICP Excellence Award for having the highest promise for professional excellence. Additionally, the University of Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning also honored Travis with the Academic Excellence Award for having the highest GPA in the program.
Much of Travis’ work focuses on transportation issues. His interests lie in the linkages between the built environment and human behavior, including the connections between transportation systems, health, and sustainability. He is currently managing the Food Lab’s Safe Routes to School Program with Sweet Home Central School District and has been instrumental in the creation of Growing Together, part of One Region Forward, a report on creating sustainable food access and justice for Erie and Niagara Counties.
June 23, 2014