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Dr. Peter Norton

Dr. Peter Norton
Dr. Peter Norton
Associate Professor of Engineering,
University of Virginia

Peter Norton is associate professor of history in the Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia. He is the author of Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City (MIT Press). His article “Street Rivals: Jaywalking and the Invention of the Motor Age Street,” published in Technology and Culture, won the Abbott Payson Usher Prize of the Society for the History of Technology. He is a member of the University of Virginia’s Center for Transportation Studies, and of the Sustainable Urban Mobility project of Technical University Eindhoven (Netherlands).

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