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Rodrigue Addresses COVID-19 Impacts on Global Trade

Friday, April 24, 2020

When  METRANS Director Genevieve Giuliano was  organizing  the agenda for the METRANS Advisory Board meeting to be held virtually in early April, she wanted to focus on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on global goods movement. She immediately thought of Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue. "Professor Rodrigue  is one of the world’s experts in international trade. He has researched just about every aspect of trade, including the potential ...

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New MetroFreight Publication - A Guidebook for Considering Freight in Complete Street Design

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

  Complete Streets Considerations for Freight and Emergency vehicles is a guidebook for incorporating the needs of freight activities and emergency services into the design and operation of complete streets.  Under the leadership of Alison Conway, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, City College of New York, the guidebook was produced by faculty, staff and students at City College of New York, City University of New York, and the New York City Department of Transportation.  ...

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New MetroFreight Publication: A guidebook for considering freight in complete street design

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Complete Streets Considerations for Freight and Emergency vehicles is a guidebook for incorporating the needs of freight activities and emergency services into the design and operation of complete streets.  Under the leadership of Alison Conway, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, City College of New York, the guidebook was produced by faculty, staff and students at City College of New York, City University of New York, and the New York City Department of Transportation.  The ...

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New Issue of METRANS News Now Available (Spring 2019)

Friday, June 28, 2019

The Spring 2019 Issue of METRANS News is now available. Click  here for a PDF version. METRANS News is generally published three times a year and summarizes METRANS research, education and outreach activities. It highlights METRANS researchers, conferences and other events, recent publications, interviews with key individuals involved in METRANS, and other newsworthy activities and events. It is distributed to university transportation centers and faculty throughout the U.S., to federal, state, and local public agencies, and to the transportation industry. To be added to the mailing list for a hard copy of the newsletter or to receive an email announcement regarding each new issue, please contact  [email protected] .

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New Issue of METRANS News Now Available (Winter 2019)

Friday, March 1, 2019

The Winter 2019 Issue of METRANS News is now available. Click  here for a PDF version. METRANS News is generally published three times a year and summarizes METRANS research, education and outreach activities. It highlights METRANS researchers, conferences and other events, recent publications, interviews with key individuals involved in METRANS, and other newsworthy activities and events. It is distributed to university transportation centers and faculty throughout the U.S., to federal, state, and local public agencies, and to the transportation industry. To be added to the mailing list for a hard copy of the newsletter or to receive an email announcement regarding each new issue, please contact  [email protected] .

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VREF - Opportunity for 2019 Study Visit Grant

Friday, December 14, 2018

An invitation to apply for 2019 Study Visit Grants has been made by the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF). PhD students and early stage researchers are encouraged to apply. The invitation is continuously open until October 31st, 2019, and the study visit should be carried out before December 31st, 2019. The link below provides guidelines for the application, and information on VREF and the Future Urban Transport (FUT) program. VREF Study Visit Grants Guidelines Visit the VREF Website for details  

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Metrofreight Paris' final conference, October 16, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Presentations Available for Download Below Presentations Presentation of the Day, Introduction of the International Project MetroFreight and the Paris Team Laetitia Dablanc, IFSTTAR, MetroFreight Paris The Freight Landscape Genevieve Giuliano , University of Southern California, MetroFreight Los Angeles E-Commerce and Urban Logistics Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Hofstra University, MetroFreight New York Urban Goods ...

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MetroFreight Recognized by Volvo Research & Educational Foundations

Monday, October 15, 2018

The VREF MetroFreight Center of Excellence (CoE) is an integral part of the METRANS Transportation Center at the University of Southern California (USC) and California State University Long Beach (CSULB). METRANS is celebrating its 20 th Anniversary throughout 2018 and recognizing the value of collaboration with those individuals and organizations vested in transportation research, policy and programs. On Thursday, October 4, 2018, an Anniversary Reception and Dinner Celebration took ...

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New Issue of METRANS News Now Available (Summer 2018)

Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Summer 2018  Issue of METRANS News is now available. Click  here for a PDF version. METRANS News is generally published three times a year and summarizes METRANS research, education and outreach activities. It highlights METRANS researchers, conferences and other events, recent publications, interviews with key individuals involved in METRANS, and other newsworthy activities and events. It is distributed to university transportation centers and faculty throughout the U.S., to federal, state, and local public agencies, and to the transportation industry. To be added to the mailing list for a hard copy of the newsletter or to receive an email announcement regarding each new issue, please contact  [email protected] .

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MetroFreight: An International Research Organization at the Service of Local Practice

Thursday, September 6, 2018

This article is part of an ongoing series that describes research accomplishments and achievements of the METRANS Transportation Center in recognition of its 20 th Anniversary. Dr. Laetitia Dablanc is Director of Research at the French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR), University of Paris-Est, and a team leader for MetroFreight, the VREF Center of Excellence in urban freight research led by the University of Southern California. ...
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