ITS News

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     The ITS Berkeley Transportation Seminar Fall 2015 schedule is now available. Check out who's coming to campus and what topics we'll cover!

     

     

     

  • scott moura

    Institute of Transportation Studies affiliate and civil and environmental engineering assistant professor Scott Moura recently earned two Siebel Energy Institute grants for his projects that aim to improve the availability and efficiency of modern energy systems.

     

  • Francois Dion and Robert Meade

    California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology’s Francois Dion and Robert Meade and Pavement Research Center’s Maggie Lazar are being recognized for their hard work, earning University of California, Berkeley Staff Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) Awards.

     

  • Steven Shladover and Susan Shaheen

    Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen and California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology Program Manager Steven Shladover were recently named as moderator and panelist, respectively, for the upcoming California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) Thought Leaders Speaker Series. The series topic will be autonomous vehicles.

  • Humphries at the White House

    Dr. Sheila Humphries, University of California Berkeley Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Director Emerita of Diversity, received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). President Barack Obama presented the awards to recipients at the White House.

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     A new study from Li Yiu and Mark Hansen published in the Articles in Advance section of Transportation Science improves how air traffic managers cope with unexpected delays and provides them with more predictable ways to manage arrival traffic at airports with adverse weather.

  • Tim Lipman

    Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Tim Lipman was asked to testify for Chairman Bill Quirk’s select committee of the Assembly in Sacramento June 18, 2015 regarding The Future of Transportation Fuel in California.

     

  • Shaheen presents

     Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen is taking an international perspective when it comes to the sharing economy this June. She was recently a keynote speaker at two gatherings in Utrecht: the First 2015 Car-Sharing Symposium in the Netherlands on June 3, 2015 and the First International Workshop on the Sharing Economy June 4-5, 2015.

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    The Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) was recently named one of four teams eligible to study the Impacts of Connected Vehicles (CVs) and Automated Vehicles (AVs) on State and Local Transportation Agencies (Project 20-102) by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) through the Transportation Research Board (TRB).

     

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    The Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Berkeley is taking another step forward to forge new relationships around the world after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Catalan Ministry of Territory and Sustainability May 18, 2015.