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Micha Kempe: from METRANS Mentee to USC Transportation Management Coordinator

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Meet Micha Kempe, former Transportation Demand Management Coordinator at USC Transportation. Kempe is a USC alum: he earned a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Development from USC Price with a minor in Business Administration from USC Marshall. To further explore his interest in transportation and for his professional development, Kempe participated in the METRANS Mentorship Program during his undergraduate career.   Micha Kempe   Before joining the team at USC ...


Traffic Trends and Safety in a COVID-19 World

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Tuesday, June 2nd, the Transportation Research Board (TRB) and the Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center (PSR) held the Traffic Trends and Safety in a COVID-19 World webinar. The event was the first partnership of its kind for both TRB and PSR. "We are delighted to be able to partner with TRB and share some of our PSR research on this timely topic," said PSR director Dr. Genevieve Giuliano.     Amplifying the event on both organizations' platforms and speaking ...


Transportation Consultant Michael Williams Outlines the History and Benefits of Edge Lane Roads

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Michael Williams, owner of Michael Williams Company, a transportation consulting firm, was the featured speaker of the seminar entitled, “Edge Lane Roads - A New Type of Shared Road for All Vulnerable Road Users.” Williams began his presentation by defining edge lane roads (ELRs)—a road structure that is rare in the United States—and how they operate.      Edge lane roads, also known as “Advisory Bike Lanes” or “Advisory Shoulders,” ...
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SACOG's James Corless Outlines the Future of Transportation as the Sacramento Region Becomes a Lab For Mobility Innovation

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The future of transportation and mobility is filled with both promise and new challenges. Technological disruptions have upended the taxi industry and promise to do the same to more traditional modes of public transportation in the coming decade. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown a workforce and employers the benefits of telecommuting and remote work, emptying highways and demonstrating the potential for demand management like never before. The Sacramento region, and the Sacramento Area Council of ...