METRANS News Briefs

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METRANS News Briefs


The METRANS News Brief is a biweekly email sent to university transportation centers in the U.S.; researchers and academics throughout the world; federal, state, and local public agencies; and to the transportation industry.  It is designed to provide a quick look at research, education, and outreach activities sponsored by METRANS and its affiliated centers and institutions.  The News Brief is used to highlight researchers, conferences and other events, recent publications, interviews with key individuals, and other newsworthy activities and events.  

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May 13, 2020 

  • Senior Editor of PSR’s Transfers Magazine Dr. Martin Wachs to be Key Speaker on the Mineta Transportation Institute (MIT) Webinar Thursday, May 14 Discussing “COVID-19 and State Generated Funds in California” 


April 30, 2020

  • Upcoming NCST Webinar 

April 13, 2020  

  • Resilient Transportation Research for COVID-19 
  • METRANS Hosted Authors of New Report of Women’s Travel Behavior, Understanding How Women Travel  

April 27, 2020 

  • AAPA Elects Mario Cordero As Its Next Board Chairman 
  • Dr. Jean Rodrigue Addresses COVID-19 Impacts on Global Trade 
  • 4th VREF Conference on Urban Freight Revised Deadline for Call for Abstracts 

February 27, 2020 

  • 2020 Transportation Industry Outlook- Geraldine Knatz Book Launch and Lecture: Port of Los Angeles-Conflict, Commerce, and the Fight for Control 
  • Register Today for the 3 Revolutions Policy Conference  

February 13, 2020 

  • Save the Date, SETT 2020- The Sustainability and Emerging Transportation Technologies Conference