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UCI's Irene Martinez Presents Transportation Research at ISERT

Thursday, August 6, 2020

From January 17 through 18, 2020, the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and sponsor Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center (PSR) hosted the Third Annual Irvine Symposium on Emerging Research in Transportation (ISERT 2020). Each year, the Symposium brings together academics, researchers, graduate students, and industry professionals in transportation to exchange ideas on emerging research and applications in transportation. ISERT spotlights new research ideas that may still ...

Reynolds "Reimagines Urban Mobility" at CoMotion Miami Live

Friday, July 31, 2020

  On June 30 th ,  Seleta  Reynolds, METRANS Advisory Board member and General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), participated on a panel at the  CoMotion Miami Live , an annual digital gathering of global mobility and transportation leaders, to discuss “Reimagining Urban Mobility for a Changed World.”       The CoMotion Lab (C-Lab) is a conference of international, national and ...

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CCNY Professor Alison Conway Considers Complete Streets in a Pandemic

Friday, July 31, 2020

For many, the world as they know  it  has come to a standstill due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses have shuttered, schools have moved to remote learning, and stay at home orders are in place across the country. Millions of people have lost their jobs or been furloughed, and millions more have migrated to working from home  in an effort to  “flatten the curve.” Yet essential pillars of the economy such as food delivery and emergency services march on. Maintaining ...

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METRANS Associate Highlight: HDR

Thursday, July 30, 2020

    METRANS is thrilled to announce HDR  as its newest METRANS Associate Partner.  For over the past hundred years,  HDR  has  provide d  engineering  innovation , environmental  progress  and  foundation-building  construction services throughout the United States and  worldwide.  Its  multidisciplinary   international  teams  address  challenges in transportation, ...

To Drive or To Thrive: Manville Argues for Limiting Parking Lots in Silicon Valley

Thursday, July 30, 2020

P arking is a perennial concern  for  city-dwellers   when considering travel and work.  Many residents know  the feeling of having to factor in parking time and accessibility when deciding whether to embark on a day trip, try a new restaurant, or even visit a friend.  A low-cost parking lot located near one’s place of employment is considered a workplace perk for  many and  being relegated to street parking is   a non-starter ...

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The 2020 PortReport: Researching Port Governance Practices Globally

Thursday, July 30, 2020

  University o f Southern California  P rofessor   of Practice  and former Director of the Port of Los Angeles ,  Dr. Geraldine K natz ,  in collaboration with  Dr. Mary Brooks and  a  team of  international  transportation policy  expert s ,  recently published  a  PortReport   on  “Transparency in  G overnance:  S eaport  P ractices . ” This  ...

UCI Students Share New Research at ISERT 2020

Thursday, July 30, 2020

From January 17 through 18, 2020, the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and sponsor Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center (PSR) hosted the Third Annual Irvine Symposium on Emerging Research in Transportation (ISERT 2020). Each year, the Symposium brings together academics, researchers, graduate students, and industry professionals in transportation to exchange ideas on emerging research and applications in transportation. ISERT spotlights new research ideas that may still ...

UCI Hosted the Irvine Symposium on Emerging Research in Transportation 2020

Thursday, July 23, 2020

From January 17 through 18, 2020, the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and sponsor Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center (PSR) hosted the Third Annual Irvine Symposium on Emerging Research in Transportation (ISERT 2020). Each year, the Symposium brings together academics, researchers, graduate students, and industry professionals in transportation to exchange ideas on emerging research and applications in transportation. ISERT spotlights new research ideas that may still ...

METRANS and WTS-OC Partner for Girls' Engineering Day

Thursday, July 16, 2020

On February 22, 2020, WTS-Orange County's Transportation YOU Committee hosted the sixth annual Girls' Engineering Day in partnership with the Anaheim Union High School District, METRANS, and other generous sponsors. Girls’ Engineering Day is held each spring at South Junior High School in Anaheim, California. Transportation YOU Committees have been founded by WTS chapters around the country to mentor girls between the ages of 13-18 and spark their interest in STEM careers. Girls' Engineering ...

CSULB's Nicholas Roy Presents at ESTRS 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020

On March 6, 2020, PSR held its annual Emerging Scholars Transportation Research Symposium (ESTRS) at USC. Every year, ESTRS is a valuable opportunity for students, young scholars, academia, and industry professionals to exchange new research ideas and discuss modern transportation-related challenges. This is one in a series of three articles highlighting the Symposium itself and individual presenters.   Nicholas Roy is a recent graduate of Long Beach State University (CSULB), with a ...

Dablanc Examines Mobility Questions within the COVID Context

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Of the many distinguished researchers connected to METRANS, Laetitia Dablanc, the Paris Team Leader for the MetroFreight Center of Excellence stands out as a major contributor, having enjoyed a longstanding relationship with the Volvo Research and Education Foundation (VREF) and gaining international recognition for her work in the field of city logistics. Dablanc’s reputation as an eminent scholar in the fields of urban freight and logistics, freight planning and policy, and logistics sprawl ...

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METRANS Researchers Ioannou & Monteiro Shape the Future of Autonomous Vehicles

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Autonomous vehicle technology is rapidly progressing, and many leading automotive manufacturers have announced their intent to bring vehicles to the market that allow for autonomous driving in the upcoming years [1]. One major motivation for introducing autonomous vehicles to the general public is a projected reduction of fatal traffic accidents [2]. The U.S. DOT has found 94% of all fatal crashes to be caused by human error, and there is potential to significantly reduce this share of fatalities. ...

USC Hosted the 2020 Emerging Scholars Transportation Research Symposium

Thursday, July 2, 2020

On March 6, 2020, PSR held its annual Emerging Scholars Transportation Research Symposium (ESTRS) at USC. Each year, ESTRS is a valuable opportunity for students, emerging scholars, academia, and industry professionals to exchange new research ideas and discuss modern transportation-related challenges with an audience of students, academics, professionals, and members of the community. Each year this event is held free of charge on the USC campus and is open to the public.  This year, the attendees ...

UCLA's Miriam Pinski Presents at ESTRS 2020

Thursday, July 2, 2020

On March 6, 2020, PSR held its annual Emerging Scholars Transportation Research Symposium (ESTRS) at USC. ESTRS is an annual opportunity for students, young scholars, academia, and industry professionals to exchange research ideas and discuss modern transportation-related challenges. This year, the attendees enjoyed the presentations of scholars from the University of Southern California (USC); the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); the University of California, Irvine (UCI); the University ...