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Research Sponsors

By its very nature, transportation research is collaborative. Mobility is an integral part of urban and regional activity that is subject to governance, dependent on private companies for invention and investment, and reliant on experienced practitioners to help mentor a new generation of professionals. The Institute works with countless partners from across the public and private sectors in our effort to advance the future of the transportation sector. 

Interested in becoming a partner? Contact ITS Assistant Director Laura Melendy for opportunities or make a donation towards our research.

From running tests on public roads to conducting full-scale research operations, ITS works closely with governmental agencies at the local, state, regional, and federal levels. Here are just some of the agencies we’ve partnered with in recent years.

Public Sector

From running tests on public roads to conducting full-scale research operations, ITS works closely with governmental agencies at the local, state, regional, and federal levels. Here are just some of the agencies we’ve partnered with in recent years.
 
AC Transit
Centers for Disease Control
Contra Costa Transportation Authority
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
LA Metro
Lane Transit (Eugene, Oregon)
Metropolitan Transportation Commission (San Francisco Bay Area)
NASA
San Francisco International Airport
Southern California Association of Governements
University of California Office of the President
United States Department of Defense
US Department of Transportation
 

Private Industry

Private companies are critical stakeholders in the fast-paced world of transportation-related technology and analytics advances. Partners include automative, engineering, information, and technology companies.

BMW
Car2Go
DaimlerChrysler
Delta Airlines
Dynatest
Ericsson
Ford
General Motors
Google
HERE
Honda
Hyundai
BM
INRIX
TERIS
ITRI
Microsoft
Nokia
Parsons Brinckerhof
Peugeot
Powertech Labs
Renault
Siemens
Telenav
Volkswagon/Audi 
Volvo
Waze
Zipcar