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  •   Susan Shaheen, co-director of UC Berkeley Transportation Sustainability Research Center, talks to the SF Examiner about Waze tests carpooling option in Bay Area.

    SF Examiner
  • California PATH's Steven Shladover talks to the Examiner about Traffic woes expected to get worse as self-driving cars take over the roads.


  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Staff Scientist, Sustainable Energy and Environmental Systems Department, Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Division and Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, Jeff Greenblatt cooments on his research with Scientifcic American: Self-Driving Taxis May Hit the Road within a Year.

    Scientific American
  •  Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen comments on Austin ride-sharing vote could ripple through USA via USA Today.

    USA Today
  •  Transportation Sustaianbility Research Center Co-director Susan Shaheen and researcher Adam Cohen blog about reimagining how we use and interact with cars amidst the Smart Cities Challenge at In Motion.

    In Motion
  •  PATH's Steven Shaldover talks how truck platooning can save fuel, improve safety and decongest traffic with KTVU.

  •  Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen talks how carpooling research could shape the commute of the future in Time Magazine's Genius series.

    Time Magazine
  •  Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen talks about The speed bumps on the road to the self-driving car future with the Globe and Mail.

    Globe and Mail
  •  Ride-sharing services, including Lyft and Uber, are experimenting with carpooling services that are changing how people get to work. Both companies have introduced technology that groups strangers as passengers -- thus saving commuters money -- but using algorithms that match distances and times of trips with other people going to similar places or in similar directions. Susan Shaheen, a researcher at the Transportation Sustainability Research Center at UC Berkeley, says ride-sharing carpool services could help fix some of the "first-mile, last-mile" issues with U.S. transportation grids, providing shorter trips to and from public transportation systems whose riders currently aren't well-served. 

    Wall Street Journal
  • Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen talks to Mission Local about entrepreneurial service providers tapping into a new market to fill the gaps where public transit is lacking.

    Mission Local