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September 14, 2017

Forscher Selected to Participate in Eno Leadership Conference

Congratulations to Transportation Engineering doctoral student Edward Forscher, who has been selected to participate in the 25th annual Eno Future Leaders Development Conference in Washington, DC, June 4-8, 2017.  
March 29, 2017

New Transportation Team Submits Final Design to ASCE Mid-Pac Competition

 A group of 9 undergraduates have restarted the CEE Transportation Team. Their inaugural competition will be the ASCE Mid-Pacific Regional Competition in Chico, CA on April 22.  
September 14, 2017

UAVs @ Berkeley Take Flight

In just a few short years, the UAVs @ Berkeley club has gone from an idea to a thriving club with a workspace at the NEXTOR offices at ITS Berkeley. Now, five pilots will be comoeting in the first ever Collegiate Drone Racing National Championship at Purdue University April 15. 
September 14, 2017

Scott Moura Wins Graduate Student Mentoring Award

 The Graduate Division in collaboration with the Graduate Council of the Academic Senate has named UC Berkeley Assistant Professor Scott Moura as a 2017 Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award Winner.  
September 14, 2017

UC ITS Policy Forum Series in Sacramento

 In late March and April, Institutes of Transportation Studies at UC Berkeley, Davis, Irvine and Los Angeles will be presenting a series of policy forums at the UC Center Sacramento. This series presents the latest thinking and scientific insights on a range of transportation challenges fac
March 13, 2017

Self-Driving Cars Could Get Their Own Super-Fast Lane By 2050

UC Berkeley graduate students Anthony Barrs and Baiyu Chen were awarded the top prize and $50,000 for their design at the Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge, hosted by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers in Las Vegas.
September 14, 2017

Transportation Engineering Open House Features ITS Roundtable Discussion

The TE Open House culminates with an ITS Seminar: “The Trump Administration on Transport: A New Era in Planning, Infrastructure, and Governance” in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building at 3:30 pm on April 3.
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


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