Research Centers

ITS Berkeley is home to seven transportation research centers, each with a unique research focus and key sponsors and/or partners.

California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) is the one of the world's largest programs for intelligent transportation research. In 2011, Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways (PATH) merged with California Center for Innovative Transportation (CCIT).  The new PATH combines the two centers long history of innovative research with a greater emphasis on deployment. 

National Center of Excellence for Aviation Operations Research (NEXTOR) is the nation's leading center for aviation research. 

University of California Pavement Research Center (UCPRC),  is an international authority on pavement materials and management.

Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC)—formerly Traffic Safety Center—is devoted to the reduction of transportation system related fatalities and injuries through education and research.

Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC)  focuses on six major research areas that include advanced vehicles and fuels, energy and infrastructure, and goods movement. 

UC Berkeley Center for Future Urban Transport (Volvo Center)  concentrates on the interplay of technology and policy for urban transportation.

University of California Transportation Center (UCTC) is a multi-campus research unit headquartered at ITS Berkeley.

University of California Center on Economic Competitiveness in Transportation (UCConECT), is a new multi-campus research unit  headquartered at ITS Berkeley.