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By: Lauren Mullarkey-Williams, USC 2019

The UC Berkeley (Cal) Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Student Chapter held the 6th Annual Student Leadership Summit (SLS) January 25-27, 2019. Over 150 student leaders from nearly 20 universities traveled to the Bay Area to take part in a weekend full of technical, professional, and leadership development, all focused around emerging topics in the transportation industry.

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METRANS

By: Seth Karten

Developing a sustainable long-term transportation plan with public engagement and inclusion of all modes of travel is no small challenge, especially in a growing state historically focused on cars. At the January 25 seminar, hosted by the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis (ITS-Davis), one of Nevada’s primary transportation planners explained how her state recently met this challenge.

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Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC

Anne Brown, now an Assistant Professor of Planning, Public Policy, and Management at the University of Oregon, is the 2019 recipient of the Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center (PSR) Student of the Year Award.

Brown’s research examines the intersection of equity, shared and innovative mobility, travel behavior, and transportation finance. Her recent work analyzes how and when people change their travel behavior, the false equivalency between being car-less and car-free, and how parking policy reform can increase the supply of affordable housing.

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