Berkeley Transportation Letter

From the archives: Fall 2010
Transit has so frustrated commuters by late arrivals and other time-wasting surprises that many prefer their cars — traffic jam or not. The Networked Traveler team is investigating the question: Can better information change traveler behavior?    
Samer Madanat

ITS was created 62 years ago. Director Samer Madanat reflects on the Institute's continuing role in California, as well as its growing role nationally and internationally. 


Good grades, high scores, top schools — and a strong personal statement are key.


The shadow fleet of private buses shuttling employees to and from jobs at high-tech campuses is wildly popular with its riders. Some San Francisco residents are not so thrilled. ITS researchers suggest the private shuttles present new opportunities for public transit agencies.