Travis Norton, a Research Project Coordinator in the Food Lab, was awarded both the AICP Outstanding Student Award and the Academic Excellence Award. The American Institute of Certified Planners recognized Travis for his high promise for professional excellence. In addition, Travis also received the Academic Excellence Award from the University of Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning for having the highest GPA in the program.
Travis has focused his work around transportation issues in planning. He is interested in the linkages between the built environment and human behavior, including the connections between transportation systems, health, and sustainability. Travis is currently managing the Safe Routes to School Program in conjunction with Sweet Home Central School District