Obesity carries a number of negative health effects, from heart disease to diabetes. New research from UC Berkeley says people also have a higher risk of dying from a vehicle crash as their waistline expands.
This primer, sponsored by the US Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Office of Operations and carried out by theUniversity of California, Berkeley’s Transportation Sustainability Research Center, is intended to demonstrate how vital smartphones are becoming to the transportation network and provide public agencies, transportation managers, and elected officials with a perspective and understanding the role of smartphones in identifying services and choices for individuals and influencing travel behavior.
The Institute of Transportation Studies Berkeley is helping shape Bay Area congestion management and beyond as part of an $11 million federal grant with the City of San Francisco to create and test pilot projects that have the potential to be replicated around the country.
Taking revolutionary ideas one step further to impact the future of mobility, editors Gereon Meyer and Susan Shaheen combine the best ideas from the sharing economy and smart cities that could truly disrupt mobility with their new book Disrupting Mobility Impacts
Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Tim Lipman has been re-appointed by the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies as Chair of the Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies Committee (ADC80), with a second term from 2018-2020.
Faculty, researchers and students from ITS Berkeley and its center will be presenting at 56 sessions at TRB this year from Saturday, Jan. 7 - Thursday Jan. 12, 2017! See the schedule:
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Saturday | 5:15 PM-6:45 PM | Marriott Marquis, Liberty J (M4)
Traffic Simulation Applications Subcommittee, AHB40(1.2)
Alexander Skabardonis, University of California, Berkeley, presiding