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September 19, 2019

Assemblymember Wicks Visits ITS

Assemblymember Buffy Wicks, who represents the 15th Assembly District encompassing the cities of Berkeley, Emeryville, Richmond, and parts of the City of Oakland in the East Bay, met with several UC Berkeley groups on Aug.
September 19, 2019

Multi-City Study Finds Traffic Congestion, Lack of Transit Access Associated with Depressive Symptoms

Showing how traffic impacts the mental health of urban commuters, researchers from the National University of Singapore, UC Berkeley, and Universidad de los Andes recently published a new study in the latest issue of the Journal of Transport
September 19, 2019

California Bill Makes App-Based Companies Treat Workers as Employees

With the recent approval of SB 5 on Sept.
September 12, 2019

Can the Sharing Economy be Leveraged in Disaster Relief?

Lessons from CaliforniaThis article originally appeared at Move Forward
September 10, 2019

Soga Named Bakar Fellow

ITS affiliate Kenichi Soga is one of seven UC Berkeley faculty scientists with novel ideas and an entrepreneurial spirit who have been named to the 2019-20 cohort of Bakar Fellows, an honor that gives the fellows the money and time to translate their laboratory breakthroughs into technologies rea
September 10, 2019

Center for Cities + Schools: Y-PLAN Wins at First Ever Bay Area Metro Award

 This story originally appeared at College of Environmental Design 
August 27, 2019

Argote to Give Fall CEE Distinguished Lecture

Juan Argote (CEE MS '10; PhD '14) will give the fall CEE Distinguished Lecture on Monday, Oct. 21. Argote is the Transportation Research Lead within the Uber Advanced Technologies Group.He will speak on "The Pathway towards the Deployment of Self-Driving Vehicle Technology."
August 27, 2019

Fall ITS Transportation Seminar

ITS Berkeley hosts Transporation Seminars most Fridays during the academic year. The seminars are usually held in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building at 4 p.m. Cookies and beverages start at 3:30 p.m. See the schedule.
August 22, 2019

TechTransfer Open House

Thank you to everyone who came out the TechTransfer Open House Aug. 21, 2019 in the Learn2Launch classroom, 240 Bechtel.
August 19, 2019

Autonomous Vehicles for Social Good: Learning to Solve Congestion

This blog originally appeared at the BAIR Blog 
August 12, 2019

SAS 2019 Lands at UC Berkeley, Oct. 7-8, 2019

 As startups and aviation giants alike are working on new innovations in aviation, ITS Berkeley and the Sustainable Aviation Foundation are leading the conversation with the Sustainable Aviation Symposium 2019 (SAS) Oct. 7-8, 2019.
August 1, 2019

CalSTA’s Secretary David Kim Meets with ITS

Recently appointed Secretary of the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA), David Kim recently met with ITS and PATH leadership.
July 18, 2019

SafeTREC Earns UC Larry L. Sautter Award

Congratulations to the Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC)’s Street Story Team for earning a 2019 Larry L. Sautter Award for Innovation in Information Technology
July 18, 2019

Shaheen Named in Top 19 of 2019 Influential Women in Mobility

Congratulations to Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen on being named in Vulog’s Top 19 of 2019 Influential Women in Mobility.
July 1, 2019

PATH Looking for Program Manager

PATH/Connected Corridors is looking for a dynamic leader who is interested in transforming decision making through the use of big data, machine learning, and cloud computing.
July 18, 2019

Shuttle Express into the Future

Bocsch.com talks with Susan Shaheen, ITS affiliate, Professor for Civil and Environmental Engineering and Co-Director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley about self-
June 28, 2019

UC Berkeley names new dean to College of Environmental Design

Chancellor Carol Christ and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Paul Alivisatos are pleased to announce that Vishaan Chakrabarti, celebrated architect and associate professor of professional practice at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, has accepted our offer to become the next dean of the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design.
June 27, 2019

Levine Becomes SLA Fellow

Congratulations to ITS Library Director Kendra K. Levine on being named a Special Libraries Association (SLA) Fellow. SLA is an international association for library professionals founded more than 100 years ago.
June 27, 2019

ITS Hosts International Exec Ed Program

ITS Berkeley and TechTransfer welcomed École Polytechnique Executive Master Program students June 16-21, 2019 for a weeklong module combining Transportation and The Silicon Valley Ecosystem, with one day of business site visits.
June 21, 2019

How can companies like Airbnb, Lyft or Uber help in disasters?

ITS researchers are suggesting emergency management agencies and local relief organizations partner with companies in the sharing economy — including Airbnb, Lyft and Uber — and private citizens, to ensure equity in evacuations.

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