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UCLA's Mike Manville Explains How Strategies Used to Win Votes for Transit Funding Can Run Counter to Increasing Ridership

Sunday, May 19, 2019

In the past 20 years, citizens around the United States have voted to pass hundreds of local or state measures to increase their own taxes to finance transportation. Fifty such measures in 2016 dedicated their revenue specifically to public transit. Yet, transit ridership has decreased as financing has increased. Understanding this paradox was the focus of the May 10 seminar, hosted by the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis (ITS-Davis) and sponsored through its partnership with the ...

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USC Alum Yihang Zhang Joins Aptiv

Friday, May 17, 2019

Newly minted Doctor Yihang Zhang (December, 2018) launched his career by joining the global transportation technology company, Aptiv, one of the world’s largest supplier of autonomous driving systems and solutions, as a Machine Learning Scientist for Autonomous Driving.  There he is in charge of developing machine learning models and techniques for the perception systems of autonomous vehicles. “Aptiv is a great place for me to combine my Ph.D. research topic with industrial development,” ...

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Apply for a Project Administrator position at USC - METRANS Today!

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Click Here to Apply In order for your application to be considered, please attach a cover letter and resume to your application. The METRANS Transportation Center in the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy seeks a qualified Project Administrator. This position is a one-year, fixed-term, 75% FTE benefits-eligible position. The position may be renewable after the first year.  The successful candidate will serve as project manager for research and planning in support of the project. ...

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USC MPL Quinn Wallace Wins APA Paper Competition

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Quinn Wallace, Master of Planning student at USC Price, won first place in the American Planning Association (APA) Transportation Planning Division 2018 Student Paper Competition for her examination of harassment women face on public transit. APA, the nation’s largest membership organization of planners, has awarded top student papers on transportation planning since 2007, and Wallace is the first USC student to receive first place in this category. Wallace spent her childhood in Portland, ...