METRANS Tier 1 Center is pleased to award $300K funding to five new research projects from proposals submitted in response to its spring 2014 RFP. Scheduled to begin in early 2015, these projects are intended to increase US economic competitiveness by improving transporation system performance in large metropolitan areas. Regular tenure track full-time faculty members and research faculty at USC and CSULB are eligible to serve as Principal Investigator. Proposals may also include as Co-Principal Investigators research or non-tenure track USC and CSULB faculty.Read more >
METRANS News & Announcements
Wednesday, September 3, 2014, fifteen USC transportation students from both policy and engineering attended the WTS lunch meeting, LA INSIGHTS FROM THE BOARDROOM - Leading Transportation Across Land, Air and Sea. Sponsored by AECOM and CH2M Hill. The students heard from women who serve in this high stakes arena as the Directors and Commissioners responsible for setting policy that will impact Southern California for generations. This panel included leaders from varied modes of transportation, and was moderated by Jacki Bacharach from the South Bay Cities Council of Governments.Read more >
The Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program is designed to share global best practice cases and real world examples of sustainable urban freight systems. This program is open to anyone with a professional or a personal interest in freight transportation issues.
Welcome to our new website. METRANS is now home to the METRANS UTC, METROFREIGHT, and the National Center for Sustainable Transportation. Please visit each of the centers to learn about our research, events, students, faculty, and more. Let us know what you think – the website is a work in progress.
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