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March 10, 2017

Port Of LA Hosts Live Platooning Demonstration with PATH

Private and public transportation partners, including PATH, conducted a partially automated truck platooning demonstration in California Wednesday at the Los Angeles Port complex and along the Interstate 110 freeway. 
March 6, 2017

Automating Us

UC Berkeley's Daniel Aranki, Roel Dobbe, Jaime F.
February 24, 2017

J. Karl Hedrick, Professor, Nonlinear Control Expert, 1944-2017

The Institute of Transportation Studies is deeply saddened to say that J. Karl Hedrick, James Marshall Wells Academic Chair and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, passed away on Feb. 22, 2017 after a long battle with lung cancer. He was 72 years old.  
February 22, 2017

Robert P. Wadell Endows $1M CEE Fellowship

Robert P. Wadell, distinguished alumnus and ITS Advisory Council at Berkeley member has made a generous $500K donation to establish the Robert P. Wadell Endowed Fellowship for Civil Engineering Innovation. His gift was matched with $500K from Berkeley’s Graduate Division. 
September 14, 2017

Celebrating PATH@30 Symposium

New faces and familiar faces came together Feb. 16 and 17, 2017 to celebrate 30 years of the past, present and future of California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology’s PATH@30 symposium. 
September 14, 2017

ASM Grayson Visits UC Berkeley, ITS

Recently elected State Assemblyman, Timothy Grayson, (D-Concord) came on his first official visit to UC Berkeley on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.     
September 14, 2017

Trapenberg Frick Earns Award for Outstanding Advisor Award

Department of City and Regional Planning Assistant Adjunct Professor Karen Trapenberg Frick is being honored for her dedication to advising students. She is one of only three campuswide recipients of the 2016 Award for Outstanding Faculty Advising from the UC Berkeley Advising Council.
September 14, 2017

Bayen Presents Gilbreth Lecture

 ITS Director Alexandre Bayen was selected to give an NAE Gilbreth Lecture Feb. 9, 2017 at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering in Irvine, CA.
September 14, 2017

Connected Corridors Named Beyond Traffic Innovation Center

UC Berkeley’s Connected Corridors program, part of the PATH research center, has been chosen as a Beyond Traffic Innovation Center (BTIC) by the U.S. Department of Transportation. 
January 25, 2017

ITS at TRB

Miss the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting Jan. 7-12, 2017? Check out the highlight of ITS Berkeley's participation. Our faculty, researchers and students presented at and participated in over 70 sessions and attended many more!
September 14, 2017

2017 Spring Transportation Seminar Series

 The 2017 Spring Transportation Seminar poster is out! Check out our speakers for the semester.    
September 14, 2017

ITS Berkeley, Transportation Secretary Foxx Announce $11 Million Grant

 The Institute of Transportation Studies Berkeley is helping shape Bay Area congestion management and beyond as part of an $11 million federal grant with the City of San Francisco to create and test pilot projects that have the potential to be replicated around the country. 
September 14, 2017

International Book Brings Experts Together to Disrupt Mobility

Taking revolutionary ideas one step further to impact the future of mobility, editors Gereon Meyer and Susan Shaheen combine the best ideas from the sharing economy and smart cities that could truly disrupt mobility with their new book Disrupting Mobility Impacts of Sharing Economy and Innovative
September 14, 2017

Lipman Re-Appointed as TRB Chair ADC80

Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Tim Lipman has been re-appointed by the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies as Chair of the Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies Committee (ADC80), with a second term from 2018-2020.
September 14, 2017

ITS Berkeley at TRB 2017

 Faculty, researchers and students from ITS Berkeley and its center will be presenting at 56 sessions at TRB this year from Saturday, Jan. 7 - Thursday Jan. 12, 2017! See the schedule.
September 14, 2017

Carrel Earns Eric Pas Dissertation Prize Honorable Mention

ITS alumnus Andre Carrel’s dissertation (’15) has been awarded one of two Honorable Mentions in the 2015 Eric Pas Dissertation Prize competition from a field of 19 nominations by the International Association for Travel Behaviour Research.  
December 16, 2016

UC Berkeley studio course envisions additional Transbay crossing

 Students in the city and regional planning studio course at UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design are working with real professionals to analyze the path for a new Transbay crossing for the San Francisco Bay Area when CalSTA staff recently joined two sessions.
November 16, 2016

Unlocking The Grid: Berkeley Gets $11 Million to Reduce Traffic

 Road rage is hardly an acceptable response to the travails of driving. It signals inadequate impulse control, perhaps even sociopathy. People can end up hurt, incarcerated, or worse. But how about road woe?
November 15, 2016

Caroline Le Floch selected as a 2017 Women in Transportation Scholar

 PhD student Caroline Le Floch was selected as a 2017 Women in Transportation Scholar, in the Orange County Chapter. Congratulations!  
November 15, 2016

Bajcsy amongst the 7 over 70

 A companion to Tech Review’s annual 35 Innovators Under 35 list features a list of seven innovators over 70. The new list includes electrical engineering and computer sciences professor Ruzena Bajcsy. Congratulations!  

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