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January 17, 2020

ITS Berkeley Welcomes French Ambassador

ITS Berkeley had the pleasure of hosting His Excellency Philippe Étienne Ambassador of France in the US on Jan.
January 10, 2020

TRB 2020 ITS Berkeley Schedule

The Institute of Transportation Studies Berkeley will be well represented at the upcomingNational Academies of Medicine Engineering and Science's Transpotation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. January 12-16, 2019.By the numbers: 
January 10, 2020

Study Reveals Life Expectancy Inequalities in Six Large Latin American Cities

A recent study carried out by the Salud Urbana en América Latina (SALURBAL) project and published in The Lancet Planetary Health highlights the importance of generating policies to reduce social inequalities in urban areas of L
January 10, 2020

UC Institute of Transportation Studies to lead major study on a carbon-neutral transportation system for California

California is a global leader on policies to reduce the emissions causing climate change. But transportation has proven a particularly challenging sector to decarbonize.
January 10, 2020

Impacts of Green New Deal Energy Plans on Grid Stability, Costs, Jobs, Health, and Climate in 143 Countries

By developing Green New Deal energy roadmaps for 143 countries, ITS affiliate Mark A. Delucchi and colleagues are looking for a 100% transition of all-purpose business-as-usual (BAU) energy to wind-water-solar (WWS) energy, efficiency, and storage by 2050 with at least 80% by 2030.
January 10, 2020

UCB SafeTREC Receives $3.94 Million in Grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety

7 separate projects address crucial traffic safety issues for the safety of road users in California.By Lisa Peterson 
December 18, 2019

BAIR/BDD Fall Workshop

Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research Center and Berkeley DeepDrive held their Fall Workshop Dec. 3-4, 2019 with many sessions on new research, poster workshops and a sneak peak at their new headquarters at Berkeley Way West! Tuesday, December 3rd
December 17, 2019

ITS Berkeley Celebrates Achievements and Awards

ITS Berkeley hosted their annual holiday lunch and awards program Dec. 13, 2019 to celebrate staff, faculty, research and all the accomplishments the Institute and its Centers have achieved in the last year.
December 17, 2019

Mountsambote, Vazquez Attend CTF Transportation Education Symposium

As Department of City and Regional Planning seniors Flore Mountsambote and Edgardo Vazquez are exploring their next steps, participating in the 26th Annual CTF Transportation Education Symposium helped t
December 13, 2019

TSRC, Caltrans Host Rail Workshop

Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) and California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently hosted a workshop that helped public agencies and innovative mobility companies come together for an afternoon of Understanding Modal Access/Egress for California Rail Stations on
December 13, 2019

Industry and Public Sector Leaders Partner to Launch the Mobility Data Collaborative

SAE ITC, Mobility Operators, Public Agencies and Academia Establish Consortium to Support Mobility Data Sharing
December 12, 2019

McMillan, Davis Inducted to CEE Academy of Distinguished Alumni

ITS Berkeley is proud of our alumni Therese McMillan and Harmer Davis, who were recently inducted into the Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni at its annual October gala event.
December 12, 2019

Shaheen Named Key Influencer

Congratulations to Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen on being named one of 13 influential people in mobility at Tapkey.
January 10, 2020

ITS Schedule at TRB

The Institute of Transportation Studies Berkeley will be well represented at the upcomingNational Academies of Medicine Engineering and Science's Transpotation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. January 12-16, 2019.
December 2, 2019

SafeTREC's Vayalamkuzhi Earns 2019 Postdoc Achievement Award

Congratulations to SafeTREC's Praveen Vayalamkuzhi, who was recently honored as the co-recipient of the Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs Program (VSPA) 2019 Postdoc Achievement Award.
November 26, 2019

Oliver Wyman Forum, Bayen Rank Which Cities Will Lead the Mobility Revolution

New Index ranks Singapore, Amsterdam, London, Shanghai, and New York as the top five citiesAsian cities dominate the top 10 – occupying five of the top spotsGlobal cities in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa ranked on mobility ecosys
November 21, 2019

Electric Vehicles and Global Urban Adoption: Policy Solutions from France and California

UC Berkeley Law's Center for Law, Energy and the Environment (CLEE) just released a symposium brief on the lessons learned for electric vehicle deployment in France and California, based on the
November 21, 2019

Look Who's Driving

PATH's Steven Shaldover talks with NOVA about As self-driving cars take to the streets, investigate how they work, and if they are safe. After years of anticipation, autonomous vehicles are now being tested on public roads around the world.
November 21, 2019

Legislative Staff Talk ITS Research

Researchers from the UC Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) met with California policy makers at a Legislative Briefing Nov. 6, 2019 on the Berkeley campus for an afternoon of discussion on current research, policy needs, and how the two groups can work together.