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  •  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
  • TSRC's Susan Shaheen talks to CityLab on how the city’s partnership with Bridj will show the world what happens when ride-hailing really meets public transit.

    Atlantic CityLab
  • Professor Arpad Horvath is featured in CNBC's new series, Sustainable Energy, as one of the key individuals shaping the energy landscape today.

    Horvath was chosen as the expert to guide the series' kick off episode, The future of clean transport, part 1 and part 2, which turns the spotlight on 4 of the main transportation sectors, electric cars, rail, maritime, and aviation. (In Part 1, Horvath first appears at 5:54. In Part 2, he first appears at 4:17.)

  •  KTVU News at 10 interviewed Professor Juan Pestana on the effects of drainage and rainfall on foundations in congested urban environments.

    The news station was investigating the $2 million dollar house in San Francisco that was demolished after cracks were found in its retaining wall.

  •  Transportation Sustainability Research Center's study on climate impacts of Uber and Lyft looked at in The Guardian's article Are Uber and Lyft helping or hurting the environment?.

    The Guardian