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September 14, 2017

ITS: Inventing the Future of Mobility

See what the Instittute for Transportation Studies has been up to in the last 10 years and see what we have planned for the future in our new book. 
December 16, 2015

THE ACCESS ALMANAC: Common Ground

Karen Trapenberg Frick emphasizes the importance of finding any areas of common ground in order to advance policy.
December 16, 2015

Unraveling the Modal Impacts of Bikesharing

Susan Shaheen and Elliot Martin surveyed bikesharers in four major cities to see how their travel behavior changed over the course of time.
December 16, 2015

Quantified Traveler: Travel Feedback Meets the Cloud to Change Behavior

 Raja Sengupta and Joan Walker try to get people to walk, bike, and take transit more through a new program, Quantified Traveler.
December 10, 2015

Learn2Launch Innovation and Entrepreneurship students recieve diplomas

Learn2Launch Innovation and Entrepreneurship students received their diplomas Tuesday, Dec.
December 10, 2015

Polaroids for the smartphone set, with a video twist

Prynt, a San Francisco-based startup founded by two graduates of a Berkeley Engineering entrepreneurship program, is bringing instant print photography to smartphones. The grads designed a smartphone case equipped with a built-in mini-printer, for printing digital photos on the go.
December 9, 2015

Does Transit-Oriented Development Need the Transit?

ITS affiliate Dan Chatman explores the effect of rail proximity on people’s travel habits at UCCONNECT's ACCESS magazine. When all other factors were considered (bus access, job and population density, housing type, etc.), rail access had no effect on auto ownership. What did have an effect?
December 2, 2015

Berkeley at the Paris climate talks

Daniel Kammen, a professor of energy and resources and of public policy and ITS affiliate, is participating in the 2015 UN Climate Conference (COP21), along with five of his students.
September 14, 2017

Shladover and Nowakowski Earn Best Technical Paper Award at ITS World Congress

Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) Program Manager Steven Shladover and Research and Development Engineer Christopher Nowakowski earned the Best Technical Paper Award for the Americas region at the 2015 Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress in October.
September 14, 2017

Transportation Committee Chair Visits UC Berkeley

 Assemblymemeber Jim Frazier took a tour of UC Berkeley Monday to discuss programs and opportunities. 
October 27, 2015

‘Remaking the Bridge,’ 25 years and $6.5 billion later

Replacing the eastern span of the Bay Bridge — a vital link between the East Bay and San Francisco — was originally projected to cost $250 million.
September 14, 2017

PATH Brings Academics and Practitioners Together

 Drawing over 60 scholars and transportation practitioners from across the country and the world, the Connected Corridors program at PATH brought the academic and practical together during an Advancing Traffic Control through Big Data and Connectivity workshop.
November 10, 2015

Hollande Meets Learn2Launch Entrepreneurs

Tech Transfer's Learn2Launch alums are getting noticed. Alums @Feet_Me and @prynt met with French President during a recent visit to Ecole Polytechnique with entrepreneurs.  
September 22, 2015

Global Summit Investigates Sustainable Futures

University of California at Berkeley is co-hosting the 2015 Disruptive Mobility Summit with MIT Media Lab and the London School of Economics Nov. 11-13 in Cambridge, MA. 
September 21, 2015

NSF award to CEE faculty to enhance infrastructure resilience

Professors Mark Stacey (PI), with Samer Madanat, and Alexey Pozdnukhov (co-PIs), are investigators on one of several new projects funded by the NSF to address the nation's critical need for more resilient infrastructure and enhanced services.
September 21, 2015

MIT selects Yi Liu as a CEE Rising Star

Yi Liu, a Transportation Engineering PhD candidate, is among 20 outstanding early career women in CEE selected to participate in MIT's first ever CEE Rising Stars Workshop.  
September 14, 2017

Shaheen on SB350

Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen writes an Op Ed on SB 350 with former student Amanda Eaken, transportation director for the urban solutions program at the Natural Resources Defense Council.
September 14, 2017

ITS Berkeley Transportation Seminar: Fall 2015 Schedule

 The ITS Berkeley Transportation Seminar Fall 2015 schedule is now available. Check out who's coming to campus and what topics we'll cover!    
September 14, 2017

Moura Earns 2 SEI Grants

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. 
September 14, 2017

Dion, Meade and Lazar Earn STAR Awards

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.

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