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SCAG Internship Propels Price Senior Toward Transportation Planning Future

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Rachel Krusenoski first heard of SCAG (Southern California Association of Governments) at the 2017 California Transportation Foundation annual symposium. A senior PPD major in the USC Price school and the President of the USC chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, Krusenoski has long held an interest in transportation planning and had interest in obtaining an internship in this field. Fortunately for Rachel one of her USC professors was a former employee of SCAG and suggested she ...

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METRANS Workshop Focuses on Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Monday, October 22, 2018

On Tuesday, October 9 th , METRANS welcomed Dr. Sara Brown to the Doheny Memorial Library to host the first in a series of METRANS professional development events, titled Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace. Brown started the event by introducing her organization, the USC Shoah Foundation and Institute for Visual History and Education. The Shoah Foundation collects visual histories of genocide survivors across the globe, and works to ensure that everyone can be an agent in their lives to honor ...

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Metrofreight Paris' final conference, October 16, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Presentations Available for Download Below Presentations Presentation of the Day, Introduction of the International Project MetroFreight and the Paris Team Laetitia Dablanc, IFSTTAR, MetroFreight Paris The Freight Landscape Genevieve Giuliano , University of Southern California, MetroFreight Los Angeles E-Commerce and Urban Logistics Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Hofstra University, MetroFreight New York Urban Goods ...

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MetroFreight Recognized by Volvo Research & Educational Foundations

Monday, October 15, 2018

The VREF MetroFreight Center of Excellence (CoE) is an integral part of the METRANS Transportation Center at the University of Southern California (USC) and California State University Long Beach (CSULB). METRANS is celebrating its 20 th Anniversary throughout 2018 and recognizing the value of collaboration with those individuals and organizations vested in transportation research, policy and programs. On Thursday, October 4, 2018, an Anniversary Reception and Dinner Celebration took ...

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Transportation Students Tour Eagle Rock Aggregates and Southern California Marine Exchange

Sunday, October 14, 2018

On Friday, September 21, 2018, USC transportation students from both engineering and planning went on a field trip to observe the business activities of Eagle Rock Aggregates and the Marine Exchange of Southern California. As a Master of Planning student, I am fascinated by the concept of “smart cities” and how cities can become more optimized and prosperous by integrating new technology into their existing systems. With Los Angeles becoming a hub for new mobility options including e-scooters, ...

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Rail Safety Week 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Last month, Operation Lifesaver, a nonprofit public safety education and awareness organization dedicated to reducing collisions, fatalities and injuries at highway-rail crossings and trespassing on or near railroad tracks, kicked off the second annual Railroad Safety Week (Sept. 23-29). Believe it or not, a person or vehicle is hit by a train about every three hours in the U.S. The goal of Rail Safety Week is to raise awareness, encourage rail safety education and empower the public to ...

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Alums Share Experience in "A Peek into the Private Sector"

Sunday, October 7, 2018

On Friday, September 28th, several USC Price school alumni formed a panel to discuss their careers working in the private sector. The panel discussion,  “A Peek into the Private Sector” was organized by the USC Price Office of Career Services (OCS) and moderated by Seta Kenady, Associate Director of Employer Relations at OCS. Photo credit to ?USC Price Office of Career Services staff, Dominic Alletto Panelists included Shengao (Victor) Xie, a Price MPL alumnus who currently ...

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New Issue of METRANS News Now Available (Summer 2018)

Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Summer 2018  Issue of METRANS News is now available. Click  here for a PDF version. METRANS News is generally published three times a year and summarizes METRANS research, education and outreach activities. It highlights METRANS researchers, conferences and other events, recent publications, interviews with key individuals involved in METRANS, and other newsworthy activities and events. It is distributed to university transportation centers and faculty throughout the U.S., to federal, state, and local public agencies, and to the transportation industry. To be added to the mailing list for a hard copy of the newsletter or to receive an email announcement regarding each new issue, please contact  [email protected] .