Department of City and Regional Planning Assistant Adjunct Professor Karen Trapenberg Frick is being honored for her dedication to advising students. She is one of only three campuswide recipients of the 2016 Award for Outstanding Faculty Advising from the UC Berkeley Advising Council.
ITS Director Alexandre Bayen was selected to give an NAE Gilbreth Lecture Feb. 9, 2017 at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering in Irvine, CA.
The Gilbreth Lectures, established in 2001 by the Council of the National Academy of Engineering, recognizes outstanding young American engineers and increases visibility to the NAE membership.
UC Berkeley’s Connected Corridors program, part of the PATH research center, has been chosen as a Beyond Traffic Innovation Center (BTIC)
Susan Shaheen, co-director of the Transportation Sustainability Research talks about Integration and convergence as an expert in future transport. She says 2017 will continue an ongoing trend toward greater multimodality and use of on-demand modes and mobile technologies, such as smartphone apps to route, reserve, and pay for public and private transportation modes. Rather than making decisions between modes, consumers will make decisions among modes.
Susan Shaheen, co-director of Transportation Sustainability Research Center talks about California is a sweet spot for future autonomous ridesharing businesses because it’s the home ground for cutting-edge innovation in IT and vehicle automation.
Planning professor Robert Cervero comments on Elon Musk's tunnel could make L.A.'s traffic worse at Popular Science.