October 21-23, 2015 at The Westin Hotel Long BeachRead more >
METRANS News & Announcements
With the retirement of Marianne Venieris, Tom O'Brien, METRANS Associate Director of CSULB programs, has been named the Interim Executive Director of CSULB's Center for International Trade & Transportation.Read more >
Gen Giuliano has been selected to receive the "CUTC Distinguished Contribution to University Transportation Education and Research Award." The award will be presented at the CUTC Annual Awards Banquet in Washington, DC on January 11, 2014.Read more >
METRANS won a Tier 1 UTC focusing on economic competitiveness and will also lead the urban freight research program as one of a 6-member National UTC consortium, headed by UC Davis, focusing on reducing carbon emissions from transportation systems.Read more >
By Megan Goulding and Merrill Balassone, USC
The new center aims to streamline the flow of goods through city centers and improve traffic congestion, air quality and urban livability.
The Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) awarded METRANS a $3.7 million grant to establish a Center of Excellence in urban freight research.
The center, called METROFREIGHT, will research ways to streamline the transportation, handling and storage of goods in city centers, while working to reduce the impact on traffic congestion, air quality and urban livability.Read more >