The University of California, Berkeley announced today that it has joined forces with CyberTran International Inc. (CTI), STANTEC, a global Architecture and Engineering firm, and a group of small businesses to apply jointly to the MacArthur Foundation’s 100 & Change Grant program. The grant would finance the development of a rapid –over 100 mph – UltraLight Rail Transit (ULRT) system technology pioneered by CTI.
UC Berkeley’s Partners in Advanced Partners in Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) has decades of experience in the automated vehicle field.
Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen talks about factors in tomorrow's transit landscape.
Transportatoin Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen joins KALW panel to discuss the remaining technical challenges and questions raised by the proliferation of these autonomous vehicles, including how we might benefit and how autonomous vehicles might change our landscape.
Steven Shladover, a manager at the Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology program comments on One Car Can Prevent a Traffic Jam: With congestion getting worse, proponents advise techniques such as preventing bottlenecks, letting others cut in; the problem with tailgaters via the Wall Street Journal.
Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen talks about car sharing and using Airbnb type services for people to rentour their rivate car in Would You Rent Your Car to a Total Stranger? Airbnb like services for car owners are expanding in Europe.
PATH research engineer Steven Shladover talks to KQED about self driving cars in How Safe Is Safe Enough for a Self-Driving Car?