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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
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!  
September 14, 2017

PATH presents Connected Corridors AMS Effort to Stakeholders

On Oct. 25, 2016 the Connected Corridors program staff held an Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation (AMS) workshop at Caltrans District 7 headquarters in Los Angeles.
September 14, 2017

Federal Automated Vehicles Policy on Campus

On the heels of September’s announcement and release of the first Federal Automated Vehicles Policy put out by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is looking for feedback.
September 14, 2017

Research and Industry Meet at BDD

Continuing the momentum of collaboration between artificial intelligence and transportation academics and technology and car companies, Berkeley DeepDrive hosted a retreat on Oct. 19, 2016 to bring academics and industry together, while reporting out project progress.
October 20, 2016

National Tribal Transportation Conference: Tribal Road Safety Data Project

 Co-director David Ragland attended the National Tribal Transportation Conference (NTTC) on October 4, 2016 and presented SafeTREC's Tribal Road Safety Data Project.  
October 20, 2016

Spotlight on: Berkeley Hyperloop

Berkeley Hyperloop, currently crowdfunding for a January 2017 launch, is taking on an ambitious design challenge — and it’s part of a rich ecosystem of Berkeley students applying classroom learning and hands-on design skills to real-world challenges.
September 14, 2017

Bajcsy Presented with Simon Ramo Founders Award

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Ruzena K. Bajcsy was recently presented with the Simon Ramo Founders Award for her research contributions and leadership in engineering during the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) 2016 annual meeting on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016.
September 14, 2017

ITS to work with San Francisco to relieve traffic congestion

 The U.S. Department of Transportation today awarded the City of San Francisco and its partner UC Berkeley $11 million to fund six innovative projects aimed at reducing traffic congestion and creating a safer and more efficient transportation system.