Susan Shaheen, co-director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center at the University of California at Berkeley, said the Uber model is difficult for customers to resist, even when they have a viable local alternative.
Susan A. Shaheen, co-director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center of the University of California-Berkeley, said many cities are looking at new transportation technologies.
“While Baltimore is experiencing this, it is very important to not become too demotivated by this experience and try different techniques and methods as other operators have in the past,” said Susan Shaheen, a researcher who studies the sharing economy at the Transportation Sustainability Research Center at the University of California at Berkeley.
Innovation Acceleration Group at University of California Berkeley Executive Education (UC Berkeley), one of the world's most prominent educational institutions has today announced the launch of Smart City 4.0, a unique initiative that will develop skills for industry, mentor innovators, accelerate technologies and create fundable start ups that work towards developing smart cities in India.
A study by UC Berkeley’s Institute of Transportation Studies showed that for every car-sharing vehicle introduced, as many as 11 privately owned vehicles came off the streets.
A 2013 study at U.C. Berkeley’s Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) about the safety of lane-splitting is cited in Motorcycle.com.
During a panel discussion at the 3rd Annual Civic & Gov Tech Showcase in San Jose, Calif., Sept. 13, rideshare, industry, academic and municipal experts took to the issues surrounding the technology and discussed how soon they believe it will take root in our daily lives, including PATH Program Manager Ben McKeever.
Truck platooning — also known by the more precise but less compelling term “cooperative adaptive cruise control” — will soon become available to trucking fleets interested in testing the latest in fuel-saving technology.