Systems Engineering professor Alexandre Bayen shows off his Mobile Millennium traffic visualizer at the opening of Sutardja-Dai Hall, the new CITRIS headquarters. (Photo: Peg Skorpinski)

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     While the new Bay Bridge is finally functional, it stands more as a symbol of dysfunction than anything else. From the start it seemed born under a bad sign, down since it began to crawl—like, if it wasn’t for bad luck, it wouldn’t have no luck at all. Karen Trapenberg Frick weighs in on the conversation.

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     Remember pneumatic tubes, those compressed-air pipelines that whisked plastic canisters from basement mailrooms to penthouse boardrooms? Imagine being in one, traveling at more than 700 mph. You could make the round-trip from San Francisco to LA in a little over an hour. That may sound like science fiction, but it could one day be a reality thanks to the efforts of engineering students at UC Berkeley and elsewhere.

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     Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Samveg Saxena has developed a new app, MyGreenCar, that allows drivers to virtually test drive green vehicles so they can decide what's best for them.