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May 18, 2016

ITS Spring Transportation Seminar in Review

 Every Friday during the semester, ITS hosts a Transportation Seminar - inviting top academics, industry leaders and alumni in transportation! See our Spring semester seminar series in review.    
September 14, 2017

Berkeley Tops Transportation Thought Leaders in Academia List

 ITS academic Susan Shaheen and alumni Megan Smirti Ryerson, Brian Taylor and Seth Young have been named on the Eno Center for Transportation’s Top 10 Transportation Thought Leaders in Academia. 
September 14, 2017

ITS Awards Excellence

 ITS recognized faculty, staff and student achievement Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at its first ITS Awards Ceremony.   
May 5, 2016

ITS, city of San Francisco team up to tackle transit challenges

 Nearly 200 people gathered in San Francisco City Hall on May 3, vying for the attention of city and UC Berkeley transportation experts who hope to tap the local tech industry to turn San Francisco into a national model for “smart transportation.”
September 14, 2017

ITS Awards Ceremony

The Institute of Transportation Studies cordially invites you to join us for our first ITS Awards Ceremony, on Wednesday May 11th, when we will honor and recognize our outstanding colleagues, staff, faculty and students for their achievements and their research, vision, and dedication in support
September 14, 2017

UCCONNECT Hosts Zero-Emission Mobility Symposium

 The University of California Center on Economic Competitiveness in Transportation (UCCONNECT) hosted a symposium on Achieving Zero-Emission Mobility: The Role of Innovative Electric Vehicle Companies.  
September 14, 2017

PATH's CACC Research Highlighted in TRB News

The California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) Program is working to take cruise control to the next level to enable vehicles to adjust their speed to the preceding vehicle in their lane with cooperative adaptive cruise control (CACC).  
May 3, 2016

The Seismic Shift in Transportation

Transportation Sustainability 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. 
May 2, 2016

Grembek Appointment to TRB Committee

 Safe Transportation Research and Education Center Co-director Offer Grembek has been appointed to a three year term on the Transportation Research Board's (TRB) Standing Committee on Transportation Safety Management. 
April 29, 2016

Shaheen Featured in Time's Genius Series

 Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen is featured in Time Magazine's American Genius series in an article focusing on how carpooling research could shape the commute of the future. 
September 14, 2017

ITS, LBNL Talk Big Ideas at Summit

 The Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory increased their national footprint in April when several delegates attended the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Big Ideas Summit April 21-22, 2016 in Washington, DC to discuss important future problems in the fi
April 11, 2016

Brathwaite, Campbell  Receive Top Honor for Teaching

 CEE faculty and Graduate Student Instructors are renowned for their commitment to quality instruction, and eight CEE GSIs were selected as recipients of Berkeley's Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award for 2015-16, among them are ITS's Timothy Brathwaite and Andrew Campbell.
September 14, 2017

Berkeley Drives Deep Into Automotive Perception

 Driving the next generation of deep automotive perception research, UC Berkeley Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) recently launched the Berkeley DeepDrive (BDD) Industry Consortium to investigate state-of-the-art technologies merging computer vision and machine learning for
September 14, 2017

TE Open House Welcomes Prospective Students

 ITS Berkeley warmly welcomed 13 prospective students during the Transportation Engineering Open House Friday April 8. 
September 14, 2017

Save the Date: ITS Awards

 ITS Berkeley will hold its first Awards Ceremony May 11, 2016.  
September 14, 2017

Ross Presents 2016 Martin Wachs Lecture

 Director of Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD), Catherine Ross, presented the ninth annual Martin Wachs Lecture, March 17, 2016. 
September 14, 2017

ITS Heads to Sacramento

 Key representatives from the four Institutes of Transportation Studies from the University of California system, key private and public transportation organizations and the University of California Office of the President came together in Sacramento this week to talk about the future of transpor
September 14, 2017

Moura, Perez Earn O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award

The American Automatic Control Council has awarded ITS Berkeley affiliate Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Scott Moura and Graduate Student Researcher in the Energy, Controls, and Applications Laboratory (eCAL) Hector Perez the 2016 O.
September 14, 2017

Shladover Testifies Before State Senate

 Building government relations between the Institute for Transportation Studies and the California Senate, Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology Program Manager Steven Shladover testified before a joint Informational Hearing of the state Senate Committee on Tran
September 14, 2017

Shaheen Testifies On Establishing Level Playing Field in Transportation for Hire

Looking to the future of mobility, Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen testified during a joint meeting of the Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications and Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing in Sacramento on February 17, 2016.