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October 30, 2017

Celebrate ITS Award Winners

Join the Institute of Transportation Studies Berkeley in recognizing the winners of this year’s ITS Awards at the ITS Holiday Celebration and Awards Ceremony from 4:30-6:30 PM on Thursday, November 30 at International House.
October 24, 2017

Berkeley DeepDrive Releases 36,000 Nexar Videos to Research Community

Data fueling autonomous vehicle driving perception research amongst BDD members in the past year will now be made public
October 24, 2017

In-person Research and Policy Dialogues

The CA Air Resources Board (CARB) and the UC Institute of Transportation Studies are piloting a series of in-person research and policy dialogues between state agency practitioners and UC transportation researchers.
October 17, 2017

PATH Demonstrates Truck Platooning in DC

Representatives from Partners In Advance Transportation Technology (PATH) travelled to the Washington DC area to help demonstrate Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CCAC) with a three truck platoon along an an 8-mile course on I-66 in Virginia.
October 17, 2017

ITS Senior Fellows 2017-2018

ITS is excited to announce the Inaugral Class of the ITS Senior Fellows. This academic year, we are pleased to welcome Ratna Amin, Mark Dowd, Steve Heminger and Jeff Morales to campus.
September 25, 2017

Shaheen Receives 2017 Roy W. Crum Award

TSRC Co-Director recognized for distinguished achievements TSRC Co-Director recognized for distinguished achievements
September 25, 2017

ITS Berkeley Transportation Seminar: Fall 2017 Schedule

Join us on Fridays in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
October 13, 2017

How 139 Countries Could Be Powered by 100% Wind, Water, and Solar Energy by 2050

Latest roadmap to 100 percent renewable energy future has been set by Stanford University’s Mark Z. Jacobson, University of California Berkeley’s Mark Delucchi and 25 colleagues
October 17, 2017

Rail and the Economy

With California's population projected to grow by 21 million by 2050, rail transportation will be vital to the state's efficient movement of freight and people, a new research report concludes.
September 14, 2017

Connected Corridors Earns Honorable Mention in Amazon Challenge

Congratulations to Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology’s (PATH) Connected Corridors and Caltrans who earned an Honorable Mention from Amazon Web Services (AWS) 2017 City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge! 
July 7, 2017

Ridesourcing’s Impact and Role in Urban Transportation

Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen and researchers Nelson Chan and Lisa Rayle talk about how data from San Francisco show ridesourcing may bring mobility to passengers quicker than traditional taxis in the latest ACCESS Magazine.
September 14, 2017

ITS Faculty, Alums at NAE Frontiers of Engineering

The Institute of Transportation Studies was well represented at the 2017 China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (CAFOE) in Shanghai, China June 22-24, 2017 with two faculty members Alexandre Bayen and Scott Moura and the three alumni Daniel Work, Ram Rajagopal, and Christian Claudel in
September 14, 2017

Transforming Traffic Control

As a Masters (’07) and Doctoral (’10) student at UC Berkeley, Daniel Work created a firm foundation on scholarship and innovation, a network of top scholars and researchers and a spirit of forging ahead with large-scale projects.
September 14, 2017

Cal Future Forum: Our Changing World

 Responding to the global impacts of human activity, UC Berkeley and the Berkeley Lab have long been leaders in the research needed to understand and respond effectively to humanity's global environmental impact.
September 14, 2017

Designing Innovative Transportation Systems Solutions

Several ITS Berkeley faculty and researchers were recently involved in the “Designing Innovative Transportation Systems Solutions: Starting with the Data” workshop put on by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) May 9-10, 2017 at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, UC Ber
September 14, 2017

Trapenberg Frick Paper Shortlisted by Planning Theory and Practice Journal

Co-Director of the University of California Transportation Center (UCTC) and Assistant Director of the University of California Transportation Center on Economic Competitiveness in Transportation (UCCONNECT) and City and Regional Planning Adjunct Assistant Professor Karen Trapenberg Frick's paper
May 17, 2017

Smart moves: California's next-gen infrastructure

Mention infrastructure and what comes to mind are the physical components that hold a society together, the roads, bridges and dams, power lines, railroad tracks, cell-phone towers and all the rest.