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By: Susan Gonzalez, M.S. Transportation Engineering, USC 2020

On February 20, 2019, Dr. Edward Smaglik of Northern Arizona University presented results from a NITC-funded collaborative research project which investigated bicycle-vehicle safety at urban intersections and aimed to address conflicts through signal timing treatments while also maintaining efficiency for all user groups within the intersection.

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METRANS, Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC, SWTWC, MetroFreight, National Center for Sustainable Transportation

The Winter 2019 Issue of METRANS News is now available. Click here for a PDF version.

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By: Seth Karten, UC Davis

As cities and towns develop policies and infrastructure to accommodate the growth of shared, electric, and traditional bicycles, it is crucial that researchers, planners, and policymakers consider the wide range of experiences and needs among bicyclists. To address this, the February 15 seminar hosted by the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis (ITS-Davis) focused on strategies for making bicycle research, policy, and advocacy more equitable, inclusive, and just.

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By Seth Karten

With self-driving vehicles capturing the attention of the public, industry, investors, government, and the media, the head of the autonomous vehicle program at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) was the featured speaker at the February 1 seminar hosted by the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis (ITS-Davis).

DMV Deputy Director Bernard Soriano spoke at the seminar, sponsored through ITS-Davis’ partnership with the Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center.

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