Research led by Mark Z. Jacobsen from the Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering and University of California Berkeley transportation Prof. Mark A. Delucchi simulated conditions on the electrical grid with 100 percent penetration of water, wind, and solar power across the continental United States between 2050 and 2055.
On Oct. 25, 2016 the Connected Corridors program staff held an Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation (AMS) workshop at Caltrans District 7 headquarters in Los Angeles. The workshop presented over 30 stakeholders with detailed information on the traffic simulation model developed by PATH and how it will be used in the Connected Corridors Pilot, taking place on the I-210 corridor.
The energy saving of California PATH's 3-truck platoon is tested in collaboration with Transport Canada, reported in Autofocus. PATH's Steven Shladover comments in this translated piece.
Tranportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director SusanShaheen comments on the newest estimate of the ever-growing number of Uber and Lyft drivers who operate in San Francisco, based on data from the San Francisco Treasurer’s Office provided to the San Francisco Examiner.
On the heels of September’s announcement and release of the first Federal Automated Vehicles Policy put out by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is looking for feedback.
Huge projects, such as the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, can define a region and transform the fabric of a city–but they are often delayed and come in massively over budget. Karen Frick, Co-Director of the University of California Transportation Center at Berkeley, attempted to deconstruct megaprojects and how to manage them more effectively in a presentation this afternoon at the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association’s (SPUR) center in Oakland.