Robert Harley, an affiliated ITS faculty member and an expert on air quality and air pollution modeling, has been appointed the Carl W. Johnson Professor in Civil Engineering Chair by Chancellor Nicholas Dirks. He is known for using the Caldecott Tunnel as a research laboratory to measure types and levels of vehicle emissions.
TSRC Co-Director Susan Shaheen recently led a panel discussion on the rapidly evolving phenomenon of the so-called sharing economy as it relates to transportation. She and two TSRC researchers provided a brief description of the event.
The latest issue of ACCESS includes an article by Karen Trapenberg Frick on the history of designing the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge and why it turned into a megaproject, as well as an examination of LA's famous "Carmegeddon" by former ITS Director Martin Wachs and Brian Taylor."