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August 1, 2018

El Zarwi Receives Eric Pas Dissertation Award Honorable Mention

Feras El Zarwi PhD received the Honorable Mention distinction in the prestigious 2017 Eric Pas Dissertation Prize competition sponsored by the International Association for Travel Behaviour Research (IATBR)
September 24, 2018

École Polytechnique Executive Master Comes to ITS Berkeley

While the UC Berkeley Campus slows down quite a bit during the summer months, ITS Berkeley professors were still at it in the classroom with the Executive Master Program from École Polytech
July 11, 2018

Daganzo Celebrated With Symposium

Former students and colleagues celebrated Carlos Daganzo with surprise reception and Transportation Symposium June 20-22, 2018
July 3, 2018

Peterson Earns BSA EIM Award

Congratulations to Brian Peterson, System Development Manager of Connected Corridors program in the Institute for Transportation Studies, for receiving the 2017-18 Berkeley Staff Assembly Excellence in Management Award.
July 9, 2018

Trapenberg Frick Published New Articles

UCTC Director and Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning Karen Trapenberg Frick recently published two articles.
June 29, 2018

Rodriguez Ranked Amongst Most Cited

Congratulations to Associate Director Daniel Rodríguez for being amongst the top 25 most cited planning faculty in North America for a second year in a row, ranked by Google Scholar Citations.
May 17, 2018

ITS, College of Engineering Hosts Riyadh Mayor

Leadership from ITS and COE were excited to host Tariq Alfaris Mayor, City of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and President, Arriyadh Development Authority on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
May 15, 2018

2018 Commencement

Congratulations to all our graduates! Thanks for being a part of ITS and good luck on your next chapter. We hope to see you at an alumni event in the future!
May 11, 2018

PATH Researchers, Staff Stack Up Awards

Congratulations to California Partners for Advance Transportation Technology (PATH), whose team members have been  stacking up awards!
May 2, 2018

Worldwide Carsharing Continues to Grow in Use, Form

The sharing economy is charging full steam ahead according to TSRC release of their worldwide carsharing market outlook.
May 1, 2018

Gonzalez, Moura Author Paper on Electric Vehicle ChargingUsage in the Bay Area

Nature Energy Article Highlights Energy and Cost-Saving Recommendations to Increase Commute Efficiency While Decreasing Peak Energy Demands
April 30, 2018

Lucken, Cheng Earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Congrats to Claire Tomlin and Scott Moura's student Victoria Cheng and Joan Walker and Susan Shaheen's student Emma Lucken,who received prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships 
April 30, 2018

Inspired by an MEng assignment, Nelly Alandou pursues art as well as engineering

ITS student Nelly Alandou, CEE MEng '18, used a MEng "Career Odyssey" assignment to pursue her alternative life of being an artist, as well as a career in transportation engineering.
April 26, 2018

Ragland Receives Zak Sabry Mentorship Award

Congratulations to Professor David Ragland, founding director of Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC), on being awarded the School of Public Health's extremely competitive 2018 Zak Sabry Mentorship Award.
April 26, 2018

Amin Earns WTS Woman of the Year

Congratulations to Ratna Amin, ITS Berkeley Senior Fellow and alumna, for being named Woman of the Year Women's Transportation Seminar by the San Francisco and Bay Area Chapter.
April 18, 2018

Creating a Data Framework for Future Cities

ITS, ICCT researchers created a generalized evaluation framework that can be used for assessing transportation-related city project impacts in a new white paper: Understanding How Cities Can Link Smart Mobility Priorities Through Data.
April 13, 2018

ITS Welcomes Admitted Students

A new group of newly admitted students in the Berkeley Graduate Transportation Engineering Program spent a couple of days on campus getting to know the program, the Institute of Transportation Studies and UC Berkeley April 5-6, 2018.
March 27, 2018

Behind the Shared Wheel

Researchers release first-of-its-kind impact study of TNC innovative services in Peer-To-Peer (P2P) Carsharing: Understanding Early Markets, Social Dynamics, and Behavioral Impacts.
March 20, 2018

2018 Martin Wachs Lecture

The Smart Cities: The future of urban infrastructure 2018 Martin Wachs Lecture panel this year featured former students, post docs and colleagues of Martin Wachs and focused on the discussion of Smart Cities and the role that urban infrastructure and transportation will have on Thursday, March 15, 2018.
March 15, 2018

Is It Time for a Public Transit Renaissance?

TSRC Co-Director Susan Shaheen and Research associate Adam Cohen look at navigating travel behavior, technology, and business model shifts in a brave new world.