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August 19, 2019

Autonomous Vehicles for Social Good: Learning to Solve Congestion

This blog originally appeared at the BAIR Blog 
August 12, 2019

SAS 2019 Lands at UC Berkeley, Oct. 7-8, 2019

 As startups and aviation giants alike are working on new innovations in aviation, ITS Berkeley and the Sustainable Aviation Foundation are leading the conversation with the Sustainable Aviation Symposium 2019 (SAS) Oct. 7-8, 2019.
August 1, 2019

CalSTA’s Secretary David Kim Meets with ITS

Recently appointed Secretary of the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA), David Kim recently met with ITS and PATH leadership.
July 18, 2019

SafeTREC Earns UC Larry L. Sautter Award

Congratulations to the Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC)’s Street Story Team for earning a 2019 Larry L. Sautter Award for Innovation in Information Technology
July 18, 2019

Shaheen Named in Top 19 of 2019 Influential Women in Mobility

Congratulations to Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen on being named in Vulog’s Top 19 of 2019 Influential Women in Mobility.
July 1, 2019

PATH Looking for Program Manager

PATH/Connected Corridors is looking for a dynamic leader who is interested in transforming decision making through the use of big data, machine learning, and cloud computing.
July 18, 2019

Shuttle Express into the Future talks with Susan Shaheen, ITS affiliate, Professor for Civil and Environmental Engineering and Co-Director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley about self-
June 28, 2019

UC Berkeley names new dean to College of Environmental Design

Chancellor Carol Christ and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Paul Alivisatos are pleased to announce that Vishaan Chakrabarti, celebrated architect and associate professor of professional practice at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, has accepted our offer to become the next dean of the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design.
June 27, 2019

Levine Becomes SLA Fellow

Congratulations to ITS Library Director Kendra K. Levine on being named a Special Libraries Association (SLA) Fellow. SLA is an international association for library professionals founded more than 100 years ago.
June 27, 2019

ITS Hosts International Exec Ed Program

ITS Berkeley and TechTransfer welcomed École Polytechnique Executive Master Program students June 16-21, 2019 for a weeklong module combining Transportation and The Silicon Valley Ecosystem, with one day of business site visits.
June 21, 2019

How can companies like Airbnb, Lyft or Uber help in disasters?

ITS researchers are suggesting emergency management agencies and local relief organizations partner with companies in the sharing economy — including Airbnb, Lyft and Uber — and private citizens, to ensure equity in evacuations.
June 21, 2019

Rodriguez Co-authors Implementing Strategies to Enhance Public Health Surveillance of Physical Activity

Daniel Rodríguez has co-written a report, recently released by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, that provides recommendations to enhance the monitoring and measuring of physical activity.
June 21, 2019

ITS Leads Transportation Initiative for California Energy Commission Oakland EcoBlock Project

ITS Berkeley is excited to lead the transportation efforts in the recently awarded Oakland EcoBlock Project from the California Energy Commission.
June 11, 2019

ITS Berkeley Joins Transportation Congestion Relief UTC

ITS Berkeley is excited to announce their participation in the creation of USDOT’s only national center focused on congestion relief.
June 7, 2019

TagMaster acquires Sensys Networks in the US

From humble beginnings and “sweat and venture funding” to a recent $16 million acquisition, UC Berkeley rooted Sensys Networks has a promising future ahead.
June 3, 2019

TSRC Study Earns Transport Policy Prize

Congratulations to Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director and Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Susan Shaheen, Professor Emeritus of City and Regional Planning Robert Cervero, and former graduate students Lisa Rayle (Data Science at Facebook), Danielle Dai (City of
May 21, 2019

2019 Commencement

Congratulations to all our Transportation Engineering, dual degree with City Planning, Master in Engineering and City Planning graduates!
May 21, 2019

Wu Earns Rosen and Fung Awards

When Fangyu Wu applied to UC Berkeley for the Master in Engineering (M.Eng.) program, he wasn’t quite settled on where he saw his future plans. This all changed on visit day when he decided to pursue his doctoral degree with adviser, ITS Berkeley Director Alexandre Bayen.
May 20, 2019

MCP Symposium

Congratulations to graduating Master of City Planning students for presenting the their professional reports, client reports, and theses at the MCP Symposium Friday, May 17 from 2-5 p.m. in Wurster Hall at the College of Environmental Design.
May 17, 2019

Moran to Study Mircomobility in Vienna

Congratulations to City and Regional Planning doctoral student Marcel Moran for earning the Berkeley-Austria Research Fellow for the summer to study micromobility (bikes + scooters) in Vienna.