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Resilient Transportation Research for COVID-19

Friday, April 10, 2020

  While the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented in many ways, research in transportation resilience provides useful guidance on how to navigate shocks to the transportation industry and infrastructure. Dr. Karl Kim, a professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa and a member of the Pacific Southwest Regional (PSR) University Transportation Center is an internationally recognized expert in transportation resilience and his current work is directly ...

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USC's Sue Dexter Recognized as PSR UTC Outstanding Student of the Year

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

We conclude our series of articles dedicated to our Students of the Year with our PSR University Transportation Center (UTC) Outstanding Student of the Year, Ph.D. candidate at the University of Southern California's Sol Price School of Public Policy, Sue Dexter. Dexter also holds a Master of Science degree in Operations Research with an emphasis on network optimization from the London School of Economics.    Dexter is completing her third year as a doctoral student in Urban Planning ...

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2020 PRiMO Conference: Call for Session Proposals

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Call for Session Proposals The Pacific Risk Management ‘Ohana (PRiMO) Conference Building A Resilient Pacific March 10-13th, 2020 Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawai’i www.primohui.org PRiMO is a coalition of organizations with a role in hazard and climate risk management in the Pacific region. We recognize the value of collective action and are committed to enhancing cooperation, coordination, and collaboration to strengthen and sustain resilient island communities. ...

METRANS UTC, PSR, MetroFreight, NCST

New Issue of METRANS News Now Available (Spring 2019)

Friday, June 28, 2019

The Spring 2019 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] .

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PSR Researchers Provide Final Thoughts on Completed Projects

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

In these past two years of Pacific Southwest Region 9 University Transportation Center (PSR-UTC) research, faculty members and students have ongoing or completed projects in line with the Center’s four multidisciplinary research themes: technology for improved mobility; improving mobility for disadvantaged populations; improving resilience and protecting the environment; and managing mobility in high growth cities and regions. This issue features three completed projects from PIs: ...

METRANS UTC, PSR, NCST

PSR and NCST STUDENT AWARDS 2018-2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

METRANS would like to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of its transportation students. Below is a complete list of PSR and NCST student award and fellowship recipients of the 2018-19 academic year. Congratulations to all on their various achievements!   Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) Scholarship Winners   2019 Transportation Research Board Minority Student Fellows Cohort   STUDENT AFFILIATION AWARD/FELLOWSHIP Aristotelis Papadopoulos PhD ...

METRANS UTC, PSR

PSR Students Sponsored to Join WTS-LA Port Discussion

Monday, June 3, 2019

On Wednesday May 22, 2019, transportation students from USC and CSULB were afforded the opportunity to attend an exciting  Women's Transportation Seminar, Los Angeles (WTS-LA) Port discussion panel, “Update With the Ports.”  As a student and newcomer to the transportation industry, it was inspiring to lunch, chat, and network with industry professionals and consultants in the field. Thanks to generous corporate sponsorships, students gained direct access to leading firms, elected officials, ...

METRANS UTC, PSR, MetroFreight, NCST

New Issue of METRANS News Now Available (Winter 2019)

Friday, March 1, 2019

The Winter 2019 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] .

METRANS UTC, PSR

PSR Student of the Year Award

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Anne Brown, now an Assistant Professor of Planning, Public Policy, and Management at the University of Oregon, is the 2019 recipient of the Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center (PSR) Student of the Year Award. Brown’s research examines the intersection of equity, shared and innovative mobility, travel behavior, and transportation finance. Her recent work analyzes how and when people change their travel behavior, the false equivalency between being car-less and ...
Miguel Jaller

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UC Davis Professor Miguel Jaller Wins Council of University Transportation Center's (CUTC) New Faculty Award

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Miguel Jaller is the 2018 recipient of the Cambridge Systematics (CS) New Faculty Award. This award is one of the annual CUTC Professional Awards that recognize the excellence of academic and non-academic professionals in the field of transportation and education research. Jaller has strong theoretical foundations and practical experience in industrial and transportation engineering and management. Before joining UC Davis, Jaller was a Research Associate at the Center for Infrastructure, ...
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