METRANS News & Announcements

MetroFreight

Three deserving Ph.D. students from our MetroFreight Center of Excellence were selected to attend the two part VREF Workshop 2014: Transforming Access, Mobility, and Delivery in Cities - Turning Knowledge into Action in New York last month.  Beginning on October 26 with a student reception, Adrien Beziat and Adeline Heitz from the University of Paris – East, and Shuai (Louis) Tang from the University of Buffalo, The State University of New York participated in the VREF Ph.D.

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METRANS

USC Price’s Genevieve Giuliano to serve as senior researcher and project advisor

The METRANS Transportation Center, a joint partnership of USC and California State University, Long Beach, has been selected by the Federal Highway Administration to host the newly established Southwest Regional Surface Transportation Workforce Center, which includes a grant of approximately $1 million.

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METRANS UTC

On Sunday, October 26, the American Planning Association-USC Chapter (APA¬USC) hosted their second tour of Downtown Los Angeles, this time to experience the city by light rail, aided by complimentary TAP card Day Passes donated by Metro.  The group of twenty four students met LA Metro Transportation Planner Andres Fernando Di Zitti at Jefferson/USC Station and rode the Expo and Blue Lines in the Downtown LA area.  Accompanied by Di Zitti, the group traveled to one of Metro’s newest stops, 23rd Street Station—recently renamed to LATTC/Ortho Institute Station—noting the surrounding, complemen

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METRANS UTC

On Friday, October 17, 2014, USC Price School of Public Policy PhD students Andy Hong, Eun Jin Shin, and Yuting Hou presented their ACSP transportation research to students, faculty, and practitioners at the University of Southern California as part of the METRANS Transportation Research Seminar Series. They will also present this research at the upcoming 54th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) conference, Big Ideas, Global Impacts, to be held October 30 to November 2 in Philadelphia. –

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METRANS UTC

Wednesday, October 15th, a record 27 USC transportation students from both policy and engineering began their day at the Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles as invited attendees to the WTS meeting, PART OF A COMPLETE STREETS BREAKFAST - WTS-LA Welcomes LADOT General Manager, Seleta Reynolds .  Generously sponsored by WTS members USC Viterbi Vice Dean James Moore and former Los Angeles Unified School District Administrator Emilie Gino, corporate sponsors AECOM and CH2M H

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