METRANS UTC News & Announcements

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Anusha Ramakrishnan, MSCS 2018

METRANS is pleased to announce that Kaitlyn Kenan Zhang, METRANS student assistant and MPP candidate at the University of Southern California, was awarded the prestigious James A. Ditch Education Fund Scholarship, offered by Southern California Regional Transit Training Consortium (SCRTTC).

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USC Center Leads Research Effort to Solve Transportation Issues

With a federal grant, USC will lead a group of institutions through research that will address challenges with transportation technology, help vulnerable populations travel, and ease the  transportation of goods.

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By Yilin Zhang, MPL 2018

 

Steady growth in the volume of container traffic at ports contributes to congestion and threatens accessibility at many terminals. The congestion at the ports, in turn, contributes to congestion on the adjacent metropolitan transportation roadway network. At the same time, the highly competitive trucking industry is driven by the need to satisfy consumer demands and to operate at its lowest possible cost. Logistic Service Providers (LSPs) face uncertainties throughout various stages of operation.

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