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  • In an investigative report, Dateline NBC interviewed Karen Trapenberg Frick, an assistant professor of city and regional planning at UC Berkeley, about the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge span's turbulent background. In the segment, Frick pulls information from her book Remaking the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge: A Case Study of Shadowboxing with Nature to discuss the questionable way the rebuilt span came to fruition, including extreme schedule delays, outsourced labor costing thousands of American jobs and budget problems that ballooned the estimated $1.2 billion construction budget to a final price tag of $6.5 billion. "It's kind of like a soap opera," Frick says about the span's development. "There's these fantastical plot twists that happened along the way." 

    Dateline NBC
  •  Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen has been one of the top women in autonomous vehicles by Little Bird.

    Little Bird
  •  California PATH's Steven Shladover talkas about self driving cars: the auto industry and the press have oversold the automated car. Simple road encounters pose huge challenges for computers, and robotic chauffeurs remain decades away.

    Scientific American
  • Transportations Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen talks about how hikesharing has grown amongst cities worldwide as a tool to promote sustainable transportation. Perhaps its most striking statistical anomaly to date, however, has been its safety record in North America, especially compared to personal bicycling.

    Move Forward
  •  Transportation Sustainablity Research Center teams up as Energy Department Announces Climate Action Champion, City of San Francisco, Embracing Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies.

    Imperial Valley News
  •  Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen talks to Motherboard on Uber's environmental impacts. 

  • Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-director Tim Lipman comments on alternative energy vehicles for the East Bay Times: http://www.eastbaytimes.com/breaking-news/ci_29914452/third-annual-altca....

    East Bay Times
  •   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