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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Pedestrian Facility Design

Course | December 17 – 19, 2013 every day | 1-3:30 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


State and federal policies assert that pedestrian facilities are important parts of a multi-modal transportation system. Communities across California are asking for more emphasis on walkability, with facilities that are safe and comfortable for all pedestrians, including those who are disabled. This new course covers principles and good practices, including how to plan, design, and operate a...   More >

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

In-Place Asphalt Recycling and Soil Stabilization Strategies

Course | January 7 – 9, 2014 every day | 1:30-4 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


Our nation's infrastructure is currently at an all time low with a D- rating down from a D only a few years ago. Despite having the technology in place to change our situation for the better, many agencies continue to maintain their roadways with conventional rehabilitation techniques. For the forward-thinking agencies that want to make the shift to eco-efficient in-place asphalt recycling...   More >

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

In-Place Asphalt Recycling and Soil Stabilization Strategies

Course | January 7 – 9, 2014 every day | 1:30-4 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


Our nation's infrastructure is currently at an all time low with a D- rating down from a D only a few years ago. Despite having the technology in place to change our situation for the better, many agencies continue to maintain their roadways with conventional rehabilitation techniques. For the forward-thinking agencies that want to make the shift to eco-efficient in-place asphalt recycling...   More >

Thursday, January 9, 2014

In-Place Asphalt Recycling and Soil Stabilization Strategies

Course | January 7 – 9, 2014 every day | 1:30-4 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


Our nation's infrastructure is currently at an all time low with a D- rating down from a D only a few years ago. Despite having the technology in place to change our situation for the better, many agencies continue to maintain their roadways with conventional rehabilitation techniques. For the forward-thinking agencies that want to make the shift to eco-efficient in-place asphalt recycling...   More >

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Improving Safety at Intersections

Course | January 16 – 30, 2014 every Thursday | 1:30-3:30 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


About 65 percent of all crashes in urban areas and 40 percent of those in rural areas occur at or near intersections or driveways. Safety improvements at these locations have always been a priority and pose a challenge for most transportation agencies in California. Because crashes are typically complex events, a great diversity of mitigation measures have been tried with varying degrees of...   More >

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Improving Safety at Intersections

Course | January 16 – 30, 2014 every Thursday | 1:30-3:30 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


About 65 percent of all crashes in urban areas and 40 percent of those in rural areas occur at or near intersections or driveways. Safety improvements at these locations have always been a priority and pose a challenge for most transportation agencies in California. Because crashes are typically complex events, a great diversity of mitigation measures have been tried with varying degrees of...   More >

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Funding and Programming Transportation Projects in California

Course | January 28 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Courtyard by Marriott Newark Silcone Valley


34905 Newark Blvd., Newark, CA 94560

Technology Transfer Program


Funding state and local highway projects in California has become a complex process involving multiple inter-related federal, state, regional, and local planning and operating agencies as well as an alphabet soup of documents and funding programs. The process is further complicated by changing requirements and shifting political priorities. Without a map and a strategy for developing fundable...   More >

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Improving Safety at Intersections

Course | January 16 – 30, 2014 every Thursday | 1:30-3:30 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


About 65 percent of all crashes in urban areas and 40 percent of those in rural areas occur at or near intersections or driveways. Safety improvements at these locations have always been a priority and pose a challenge for most transportation agencies in California. Because crashes are typically complex events, a great diversity of mitigation measures have been tried with varying degrees of...   More >

Friday, January 31, 2014

ITS Transportation Seminar

Seminar | January 31 | 534 Davis Hall


Institute of Transportation Studies


Dr. Steven Shladover, research engineer at PATH, speaks on Road Vehicle Automation History, Opportunities, and Challenges

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Traffic Signal Diagnostics and Maintenance

Course | February 6 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | National University, Ontario, Suite 150


3800 E. Concours Dr., Ontario, CA 91764

Technology Transfer Program


This course covers the essential operational functions of traffic signals, starting with basic design principals and specifications writing techniques. Participants will see and touch each component inside a traffic signal cabinet, a thorough explanation of each component and how they work inside the cabinet. This critical knowledge of each component will provide the skillset necessary for proper...   More >

Friday, February 7, 2014

Innovations in Traffic Safety Research: ITS Berkeley - Special Transportation Seminar

Seminar | February 7 | 4-5 p.m. |  Davis Hall


Mohsen A. Jafari, Ph.D., Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Rutgers University

Institute of Transportation Studies


Traffic crashes and accidents at intersections, roundabouts and roadway segments result from many complex factors, but at a basic level, they are outcomes of the interactions among vehicles and other road users. Since few direct measurements of these interactions are available, engineers and planners instead attempt to understand them by studying crashes and accidents reports. As crashes account...   More >

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Construction Inspection of Traffic Signals

Course | February 11 – 12, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  National University, Costa Mesa 139


3390 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Technology Transfer Program


Traffic signal projects must comply with specifications as required by the Caltrans Standard Plans and Specifications Manual. Inferior work on signals or inadequate traffic management during project construction can create potentially dangerous conditions with liability impacts for local agencies.

This two-day course provides training on best practices for the management and construction...   More >

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Construction Inspection of Traffic Signals

Course | February 11 – 12, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  National University, Costa Mesa 139


3390 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Technology Transfer Program


Traffic signal projects must comply with specifications as required by the Caltrans Standard Plans and Specifications Manual. Inferior work on signals or inadequate traffic management during project construction can create potentially dangerous conditions with liability impacts for local agencies.

This two-day course provides training on best practices for the management and construction...   More >

Friday, February 14, 2014

ITS Friday Transportation Seminar: The Cycling Gender Gap: What do Sex, Power, and Fashion Have to Do With It?

Lecture | February 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall


Jennifer Dill, Portland State University

Institute of Transportation Studies


In larger urban areas in the US, women make up only about one-third or fewer of the adults who bicycle for transportation. This is in contrast to major bicycling cities such as Copenhagen and Amsterdam where a gender gap in bicycling is non-existent. For cycling to make a major contribution to improving the sustainability of US urban areas, the gender gap must be addressed. This talk will discuss...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Bicycle Transportation: On-Street Design and Implementation

Course | February 18 – 20, 2014 every day | 1:30-3:30 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


This course is the first in a series of three on the planning and design of both on-road and off-road bike facilities. This course will provide the user with the knowledge to design and implement a variety of on-street bikeways including bike lanes and bike boulevards. Case studies across California and the United States will be presented. Sample problems will be illustrated. The latest rulings...   More >

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Fundamentals of Inspection Practice

Course | February 19 – 20, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | National University Sacramento (NEW) #116, Computer Lab


10901 Gold Center Dr., Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Technology Transfer Program


Inspectors are key members of the construction project team. Inspectors ensure that public agencies produce quality projects and help reduce potential liability caused by poor engineering performance. The administrative and technical responsibilities of the inspector continue throughout project delivery and are critical for effectively maintaining a project's compliance with contract...   More >



Bicycle Transportation: On-Street Design and Implementation

Course | February 18 – 20, 2014 every day | 1:30-3:30 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


This course is the first in a series of three on the planning and design of both on-road and off-road bike facilities. This course will provide the user with the knowledge to design and implement a variety of on-street bikeways including bike lanes and bike boulevards. Case studies across California and the United States will be presented. Sample problems will be illustrated. The latest rulings...   More >

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Fundamentals of Inspection Practice

Course | February 19 – 20, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | National University Sacramento (NEW) #116, Computer Lab


10901 Gold Center Dr., Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Technology Transfer Program


Inspectors are key members of the construction project team. Inspectors ensure that public agencies produce quality projects and help reduce potential liability caused by poor engineering performance. The administrative and technical responsibilities of the inspector continue throughout project delivery and are critical for effectively maintaining a project's compliance with contract...   More >



Bicycle Transportation: On-Street Design and Implementation

Course | February 18 – 20, 2014 every day | 1:30-3:30 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


This course is the first in a series of three on the planning and design of both on-road and off-road bike facilities. This course will provide the user with the knowledge to design and implement a variety of on-street bikeways including bike lanes and bike boulevards. Case studies across California and the United States will be presented. Sample problems will be illustrated. The latest rulings...   More >

Friday, February 21, 2014

ITS Friday Transportation Seminar: Travel Time Reliability and Network Traffic Performance: Selected Highlights from Recent Research

Lecture | February 21 | 4-5 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall


Hani Mahmassani, Northwestern University

Institute of Transportation Studies


Reliability of travel time in traffic networks is affected by a variety of factors,some external (e.g. demand surges, weather) and others inherent to the behavior of the traffic stream, reflecting complex dynamics among interacting agents. Yet remarkably simple collective effects emerge when examining the relation between the standard deviation of the trip time per unit distance to the...   More >

Friday, February 28, 2014

ITS Friday Transportation Seminar: Some Approaches to Enhance Road Safety: Beyond Engineering Based Strategies

Seminar | February 28 | 4-5 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall


Shashi Nambisan, The University of Tennessee

Institute of Transportation Studies


Road safety is a significant concern to a broad range of stakeholders. Various approaches and strategies have been used to enhance road safety across the world. In this regard, the 4 Es used to characterize safety initiatives are Engineering, Education, Enforcement, and Emergency medicine. The developed nations have adopted a more comprehensive approach to incorporate the 4 Es, while the less...   More >

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Methodology for Bridges

Course | March 4 – 5, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | National University (Stockton) 112, Stockton Academic Center


3520 Brookside Rd., Stockton, CA 95219

Technology Transfer Program


California agencies are required to adopt the AASHTO load-and-resistance factor design (LRFD) specifications plus the California Amendments for new bridges that have preliminary engineering authorized after October 2006.

This new 2-day course provides practical training to bridge design engineers and technicians on the application of the AASHTO LRFD specifications plus the California...   More >

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Methodology for Bridges

Course | March 4 – 5, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | National University (Stockton) 112, Stockton Academic Center


3520 Brookside Rd., Stockton, CA 95219

Technology Transfer Program


California agencies are required to adopt the AASHTO load-and-resistance factor design (LRFD) specifications plus the California Amendments for new bridges that have preliminary engineering authorized after October 2006.

This new 2-day course provides practical training to bridge design engineers and technicians on the application of the AASHTO LRFD specifications plus the California...   More >

Friday, March 7, 2014

ITS Berkeley Friday Transportation Seminar Series: Planning, Design and Technical Aspects of Rail Transit Lines and Networks

Presentation | March 7 | 4-5 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall


Vukan Vuchic, University of Pennsylvania

Institute of Transportation Studies


Growth of cities and increasing car ownership in recent decades have created a great need to build rail transit systems – LRT, Metros and Regional Rail. This presentation will discuss current trends in design and planning of rail modes.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Transit & Cities: Railtown: Los Angeles

Lecture | March 11 | 6-8 p.m. |  Faculty Club


College of Environmental Design


Presentation by Ethan N. Elkind March 11, 2014. Part of the Transit & Cities: Creating Sustainable Urban Futures Spring 2014 IURD-UCTC Event Series.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Roadway Lighting Design

Course | March 12 – 13, 2014 every day |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


This course emphasizes how to design roadway lighting installations that are effective and that meet various standards and requirements. While instruction focuses on use of the illuminance ("foot candle") method, students will also learn about the luminance method. The course covers a wide range of relevant topics, from human factors, including the eye, vision, and perception, to lighting...   More >

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Roadway Lighting Design

Course | March 12 – 13, 2014 every day |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


This course emphasizes how to design roadway lighting installations that are effective and that meet various standards and requirements. While instruction focuses on use of the illuminance ("foot candle") method, students will also learn about the luminance method. The course covers a wide range of relevant topics, from human factors, including the eye, vision, and perception, to lighting...   More >

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Synchro and SimTraffic

Course | March 19 – 20, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  National University, Costa Mesa


3390 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Technology Transfer Program


This two-day course provides beginning to intermediate computer lab training in SYNCHRO / SimTraffic 8.0 software and the recently published 2010 Highway Capacity Manual (HCM 2010) for vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists. Working on a real-world project, students will use SYNCHRO to insert an aerial background, "draw" roadways, input intersection geometrics, multi-modal traffic volumes (cars,...   More >

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Transit and Cities: Past, Present, Future

Conference/Symposium | March 20 – 21, 2014 every day | 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  David Brower Center


2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Peter Calthorpe, Calthorpe and Associates; Jaime Lerner, Lerner and Associates; Therese McMillan, Deputy Administrator, Federal Transit Administration

Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California Transportation Center


Transit is vital to the sustainability of cities—environmentally, economically, socially. Trains and buses are the most resourceful way of moving large numbers of people about the city. They use less space and energy and, when powered by clean fuels, emit fewer pollutants than any mode. They are also inclusive, allowing everyone—regardless of age, income or background—to access all a city has to...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$150 Includes meals, evening reception, and refreshments. (Registration is First come/First served)

Enroll online, or or by emailing mvillalobos@berkeley.edu.



Synchro and SimTraffic

Course | March 19 – 20, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  National University, Costa Mesa


3390 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Technology Transfer Program


This two-day course provides beginning to intermediate computer lab training in SYNCHRO / SimTraffic 8.0 software and the recently published 2010 Highway Capacity Manual (HCM 2010) for vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists. Working on a real-world project, students will use SYNCHRO to insert an aerial background, "draw" roadways, input intersection geometrics, multi-modal traffic volumes (cars,...   More >

Friday, March 21, 2014

Transit and Cities: Past, Present, Future

Conference/Symposium | March 20 – 21, 2014 every day | 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  David Brower Center


2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Peter Calthorpe, Calthorpe and Associates; Jaime Lerner, Lerner and Associates; Therese McMillan, Deputy Administrator, Federal Transit Administration

Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California Transportation Center


Transit is vital to the sustainability of cities—environmentally, economically, socially. Trains and buses are the most resourceful way of moving large numbers of people about the city. They use less space and energy and, when powered by clean fuels, emit fewer pollutants than any mode. They are also inclusive, allowing everyone—regardless of age, income or background—to access all a city has to...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$150 Includes meals, evening reception, and refreshments. (Registration is First come/First served)

Enroll online, or or by emailing mvillalobos@berkeley.edu.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Traffic Operations and Highway Capacity Analysis

Course | March 25 – 26, 2014 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | National University, Ontario, Suite 150


3800 E. Concours Dr., Ontario, CA 91764

Technology Transfer Program


This 2-day course provides the basics and practical applications of analysis procedures for traffic operations, including the methodology of the newly published latest edition of the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM2010). Methods presented in this course include state-of-the-practice procedures to address capacity, level of service, and other measures of system performance for roads and highways in...   More >

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Traffic Operations and Highway Capacity Analysis

Course | March 25 – 26, 2014 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | National University, Ontario, Suite 150


3800 E. Concours Dr., Ontario, CA 91764

Technology Transfer Program


This 2-day course provides the basics and practical applications of analysis procedures for traffic operations, including the methodology of the newly published latest edition of the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM2010). Methods presented in this course include state-of-the-practice procedures to address capacity, level of service, and other measures of system performance for roads and highways in...   More >

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Bicycle Transportation: Planning, Policy, and Liability

Course | April 1 – 3, 2014 every day | 1:30-3:30 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


This course, the second of a three-part series, will cover bikeway planning and the policies and practices that are behind the most bicycle-friendly cities. Bike planning concepts as well as preparing bicycle master plans will be addressed. The policies that transform an average city into a bike-friendly city will be highlighted. These policies affect planning, parks &recreation, public works,...   More >

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Bicycle Transportation: Planning, Policy, and Liability

Course | April 1 – 3, 2014 every day | 1:30-3:30 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


This course, the second of a three-part series, will cover bikeway planning and the policies and practices that are behind the most bicycle-friendly cities. Bike planning concepts as well as preparing bicycle master plans will be addressed. The policies that transform an average city into a bike-friendly city will be highlighted. These policies affect planning, parks &recreation, public works,...   More >

Thursday, April 3, 2014

CLEE Speaker Series: The Future of Transit-Oriented Infill Development in California

Workshop | April 3 | 12:45-2 p.m. | 105 Boalt Hall, School of Law


Ethan Elkind, Center for Law, Energy & the Environment; Erin Chalmers, Shute Mihaly & Weinberger; Patrick Kennedy, Panoramic Interests

Center for Law, Energy & the Environment


Please join experts from academia, planning and development, and local government law as we discuss the future of rail and infill development in our city centers. Berkeley Law/CLEE's Ethan Elkind will discuss his new book, Railtown, on the history of rail in Los Angeles and lessons to guide future rail and infill development.

Erin Chalmers of Shute Mihaly & Weinberger will discuss recent...   More >



Bicycle Transportation: Planning, Policy, and Liability

Course | April 1 – 3, 2014 every day | 1:30-3:30 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


This course, the second of a three-part series, will cover bikeway planning and the policies and practices that are behind the most bicycle-friendly cities. Bike planning concepts as well as preparing bicycle master plans will be addressed. The policies that transform an average city into a bike-friendly city will be highlighted. These policies affect planning, parks &recreation, public works,...   More >

Friday, April 4, 2014

ITS Transportation Seminar: Transit Oriented Development

Seminar | April 4 | 4 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall


Institute of Transportation Studies


Abstract: Transit Oriented Development (TOD) has been seen as a strategy to accommodate increasing urban populations with reduced impacts on transportation networks and the environment in many cities. It was understood that approaches to build successful TOD differ significantly from place to place, depending upon circumstances such as differences in land development regulations, zoning...   More >

Monday, April 7, 2014

Fundamentals of Traffic Engineering

Course | April 7 – 10, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Holiday Inn & Suites Cal Expo


2224 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95821

Technology Transfer Program


This course has provided California's traffic engineers and planners with core training for more than three decades. Contents are regularly updated to reflect current practices and new issues. The course spans the full range of key areas from characteristics of the transportation system, analysis of flow and capacity, traffic operations, traffic control devices, pedestrian/bicycle facilities, to...   More >



Betty Deakin Discusses California's High Speed Rail

Meeting | April 7 | 12-1 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall


Elizabeth Deakin

Climate Change and Health IdeaLab


Professor Elizabeth Deakin will speak with the Climate Change and Health IdeaLab (CHIL) about the community and environmental impacts of California's High Speed Rail.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Fundamentals of Traffic Engineering

Course | April 7 – 10, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Holiday Inn & Suites Cal Expo


2224 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95821

Technology Transfer Program


This course has provided California's traffic engineers and planners with core training for more than three decades. Contents are regularly updated to reflect current practices and new issues. The course spans the full range of key areas from characteristics of the transportation system, analysis of flow and capacity, traffic operations, traffic control devices, pedestrian/bicycle facilities, to...   More >

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Fundamentals of Traffic Engineering

Course | April 7 – 10, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Holiday Inn & Suites Cal Expo


2224 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95821

Technology Transfer Program


This course has provided California's traffic engineers and planners with core training for more than three decades. Contents are regularly updated to reflect current practices and new issues. The course spans the full range of key areas from characteristics of the transportation system, analysis of flow and capacity, traffic operations, traffic control devices, pedestrian/bicycle facilities, to...   More >

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Fundamentals of Traffic Engineering

Course | April 7 – 10, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Holiday Inn & Suites Cal Expo


2224 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95821

Technology Transfer Program


This course has provided California's traffic engineers and planners with core training for more than three decades. Contents are regularly updated to reflect current practices and new issues. The course spans the full range of key areas from characteristics of the transportation system, analysis of flow and capacity, traffic operations, traffic control devices, pedestrian/bicycle facilities, to...   More >



Friday, April 11, 2014

Welcome to the Age of Access: Exploring the Sharing Economy and Shared-Use Mobility

Panel Discussion | April 11 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 310 SDH


Ed Reiskin, Director of Transportation, San Francisco Mjnicipal Transportation Agency; Shomik Raj Mehndiratta, Lead Transport Specialist, Latin and Caribbean Region, The World Bank; Rick Hutchinson, CEO, City CarShare; Michael Jones, Principal & Founder, Alta Bicycle Share

Susan Shaheen, Director TSRC, Adjunct Professor CEE, Transportation Sustainability Research Center

Neal Garenflo, Co-Founder, Shareable

Institute of Transportation Studies


A panel of leaders of the sharing economy and shared-use mobility will introduce the burgeoning economy, discuss various forms of shared-use mobility (such as carsharing, public bikesharing, and web-enabled apps) and explore policy issues associated with scaling and with the integration of shared-use mobility services into the transportation landscape (such as privacy, open data, insurance,equity).


Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate

Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate



Welcome to the Age of Access: Exploring the Sharing Economy and Shared-Use Mobility

Panel Discussion | April 11 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium


Neal Gorenflo, Co-Founder, Shareable; Ed Reiskin, Director of Transportation, SFMTA; Shomik Raj Mehndiratta, Lead Transport Specialist, The World Bank; Rick Hutchinson, CEO, City Carshare

Susan Shaheen, Adjunct Professor & Co-Director, UC Berkeley TSRC

UC CONNECT


A panel of leaders of the sharing economy and shared-use mobility will introduce the burgeoning economy, discuss various forms of shared-use mobility (such as carsharing, public bikesharing, and web-enabled apps) and explore policy issues.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Future of Transportation in California: Malcolm Dougherty, Caltrans Director

Seminar | April 15 | 2-3 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium (SDH 310)


Director Malcolm Dougherty, California Department of Transportation

Institute of Transportation Studies


Malcolm Dougherty, Director of the California Department of Transportation, will speak on the current state of transportation in California, and on Caltrans’ forward vision of our shared transportation future; the challenges and breakthroughs which may be just over the horizon, and where it all may lead. His talk will be followed by a brief, moderated question and answer period.


Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate

Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate

Register online.



Dan Richard and the High Speed Rail: at the Commonwealth Club

Colloquium | April 15 | 6-7 p.m. |  Commonwealth Club


595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105

Dan Richard, Commonwealth Club

Commonwealth Club


The Commonwealth Club is hosting the Board Chair of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, Dan Richard on Tuesday, April 15th at 6:00pm. The cost of statewide high-speed rail is estimated at $68 billion. The Northern California pieces are in the $12–15 billion range. Currently $3.3 billion is slated to come from federal funding and $9.95 billion is available in state bond money. Will the...   More >

Friday, April 18, 2014

ITS Transportation Seminar: Reliability-Based Optimization for Maintenance Management in Bridge Networks

Seminar | April 18 | 4 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall


Institute of Transportation Studies


Incorporating network configurations in bridge management problems is computationally difficult. Because of the interdependencies among bridges in a network, they have to be analyzed together. Simulation-based numerical optimization techniques adopted in past research are limited to networks of moderate sizes. In this research, a simple framework is developed to determine optimal maintenance...   More >

Monday, April 21, 2014

Climate Change and Health IdeaLab Meeting: Climate Adaptation!

Meeting | April 21 | 12-1 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall


Climate Change and Health IdeaLab


Climate Adaptation: What is it? What does ‘adaptation' mean in different sectors? Why should you care about it? At lunch this Monday, we will address these questions, as well as host a brief discussion of the recently released IPCC report from Working Group II, all about climate impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability, featuring IPCC contributing author and CHIL founder, Zoe Chafe!

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Type 2070 Traffic Signal Controller

Course | April 23 – 24, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  National University, Costa Mesa 139


3390 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Technology Transfer Program


Many California cities have started using the Type 2070 Advanced Traffic Controller (2070 ATC), which is also used for advanced transportation system applications. This hands-on course provides working knowledge about the capabilities, uses, and operations of the Type 2070 controller, as well as how to program signal timing plans into the controller. The course covers all key topics ranging from...   More >

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Type 2070 Traffic Signal Controller

Course | April 23 – 24, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  National University, Costa Mesa 139


3390 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Technology Transfer Program


Many California cities have started using the Type 2070 Advanced Traffic Controller (2070 ATC), which is also used for advanced transportation system applications. This hands-on course provides working knowledge about the capabilities, uses, and operations of the Type 2070 controller, as well as how to program signal timing plans into the controller. The course covers all key topics ranging from...   More >



Effective Transportation Planning Practice

Course | April 24 – 25, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Room Rio Vista


66 Airport Access Rd., Oakland, CA 94603

Technology Transfer Program


This two-day course provides knowledge and skills on how to successfully design and implement transportation planning processes in California. Two perspectives are provided: 1)the essentials of good transportation planning, including goal setting, generating and evaluating alternatives, public participation and plan writing; and 2) practice-based insights on making California's regulations,...   More >

Friday, April 25, 2014

Effective Transportation Planning Practice

Course | April 24 – 25, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Room Rio Vista


66 Airport Access Rd., Oakland, CA 94603

Technology Transfer Program


This two-day course provides knowledge and skills on how to successfully design and implement transportation planning processes in California. Two perspectives are provided: 1)the essentials of good transportation planning, including goal setting, generating and evaluating alternatives, public participation and plan writing; and 2) practice-based insights on making California's regulations,...   More >



ITS Friday Seminar: Improving Bus Service with a Scalable Dynamic Holding Control

Lecture | April 25 | 4-5 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall


Juan Argote, University of Calfornia, Berkeley

Institute of Transportation Studies


This research proposes a scalable control method that applies dynamic holding based on real-time conditions and that allows buses to stay on schedule. A formulation that generalizes dynamic holding control strategies is developed for isolated bus lines. Stability conditions are derived and a quasi-optimal control that requires minimal data is also presented. The performance of this control is...   More >

Monday, April 28, 2014

High Speed Rail's Secondary Impacts:: Is the Bullet Train Essential to a Sustainable California?

Seminar | April 28 | 12-1 p.m. | Goldman School of Public Policy, Room 250


Richard M. Frank, Center For Environmental Public Policy

Goldman School of Public Policy


California's High Speed rail program is the most ambitious public works project in state history. California High-Speed Rail Authority Board member and University of California-Davis professor, Richard Frank, talks about the project, and how a high-speed rail system, if implemented wisely, can serve as a key element of a sustainable future for California, to the long term benefit of its residents...   More >

Friday, May 2, 2014

ITS Friday Seminar: Incorporating Predictability into Cost Optimization for Ground Delay Programs

Seminar | May 2 | 4-5 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall


Yi Liu, UC Berkeley

Institute of Transportation Studies


When there is foreseen congestion at an airport, Ground Delay Programs (GDPs) are often implemented to balance arrival demand with available arrival capacity by holding inbound flights at their departure airports. Through this, GDPs transfer expensive airborne delay in the terminal airspace of the arrival airport to cheaper and safer ground delay at the departure airports. In the implementation...   More >

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Geometric Design for California

Course | May 6 – 8, 2014 every day |  Holiday Inn & Suites Cal Expo


2224 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95821

Technology Transfer Program


This 3-day course covers the principles and best practices of roadway geometric design for various functional classes of roadways, including local streets, arterials and freeways, intersections and interchanges. This course focuses on practical, real world applications of geometric design methods. Developed with professionals in California in mind, the course will use design standards and...   More >

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Geometric Design for California

Course | May 6 – 8, 2014 every day |  Holiday Inn & Suites Cal Expo


2224 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95821

Technology Transfer Program


This 3-day course covers the principles and best practices of roadway geometric design for various functional classes of roadways, including local streets, arterials and freeways, intersections and interchanges. This course focuses on practical, real world applications of geometric design methods. Developed with professionals in California in mind, the course will use design standards and...   More >

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Geometric Design for California

Course | May 6 – 8, 2014 every day |  Holiday Inn & Suites Cal Expo


2224 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95821

Technology Transfer Program


This 3-day course covers the principles and best practices of roadway geometric design for various functional classes of roadways, including local streets, arterials and freeways, intersections and interchanges. This course focuses on practical, real world applications of geometric design methods. Developed with professionals in California in mind, the course will use design standards and...   More >

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Managing Transportation and Land Use Interactions

Course | May 13 – 14, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | National University, San Bernardino, Room #112


804 East Brier Dr., San Bernardino, CA 92408

Technology Transfer Program


The transportation system influences the development of local land use patterns. Local land use decisions shape the demand for transportation services and improvements. Managing this interaction to achieve multiple goals is one of the more difficult problems for planners and engineers.

This course covers how to create successful plans and projects, and when to make congestion improvements,...   More >

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Managing Transportation and Land Use Interactions

Course | May 13 – 14, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | National University, San Bernardino, Room #112


804 East Brier Dr., San Bernardino, CA 92408

Technology Transfer Program


The transportation system influences the development of local land use patterns. Local land use decisions shape the demand for transportation services and improvements. Managing this interaction to achieve multiple goals is one of the more difficult problems for planners and engineers.

This course covers how to create successful plans and projects, and when to make congestion improvements,...   More >

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Type 170 Traffic Signal Controller

Course | May 21 – 22, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  TBD


 , Berkeley, CA

Technology Transfer Program


The Type 170 traffic signal controller is widely used in California. This hands-on course covers all key topics needed to understand the capabilities and uses of the 170 controller, including hardware and software, communication protocols, how to program signal timing plans into the controller, and how to maintain the equipment and trouble-shoot problems. Students will engage in numerous hands-on...   More >

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Type 170 Traffic Signal Controller

Course | May 21 – 22, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  TBD


 , Berkeley, CA

Technology Transfer Program


The Type 170 traffic signal controller is widely used in California. This hands-on course covers all key topics needed to understand the capabilities and uses of the 170 controller, including hardware and software, communication protocols, how to program signal timing plans into the controller, and how to maintain the equipment and trouble-shoot problems. Students will engage in numerous hands-on...   More >

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Traffic Signal Design

Course | June 3 – 4, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Room Rio Vista


66 Airport Access Rd., Oakland, CA 94603

Technology Transfer Program


This course covers basic concepts, standards, and practices related to the design and installation of traffic signals, including those described in the "Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices" (MUTCD), "The Caltrans Traffic Manual," and "The Caltrans Signal and Lighting Design Guide." The course includes lectures, sample problems, and exercise projects in which students prepare complete...   More >

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Traffic Signal Design

Course | June 3 – 4, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Room Rio Vista


66 Airport Access Rd., Oakland, CA 94603

Technology Transfer Program


This course covers basic concepts, standards, and practices related to the design and installation of traffic signals, including those described in the "Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices" (MUTCD), "The Caltrans Traffic Manual," and "The Caltrans Signal and Lighting Design Guide." The course includes lectures, sample problems, and exercise projects in which students prepare complete...   More >

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Complete Streets Planning and Design

Course | June 10 – 11, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Handlery Union Square Hotel, San Francisco Union Square Room


351 Geary St., San Francisco, CA 94102

Technology Transfer Program


Complete Streets are planned, designed, operated, and maintained to provide safe and comfortable travel for all users of all ages. Complete Streets provide for all modes of transportation, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit vehicles, and motorists, as well as allow for emergency response, road maintenance, and goods movement. This course covers the planning and design of Complete Streets,...   More >

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Complete Streets Planning and Design

Course | June 10 – 11, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Handlery Union Square Hotel, San Francisco Union Square Room


351 Geary St., San Francisco, CA 94102

Technology Transfer Program


Complete Streets are planned, designed, operated, and maintained to provide safe and comfortable travel for all users of all ages. Complete Streets provide for all modes of transportation, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit vehicles, and motorists, as well as allow for emergency response, road maintenance, and goods movement. This course covers the planning and design of Complete Streets,...   More >



NSF CAREER Award Workshop

Workshop | June 11 | 12-2 p.m. | 808 Stanley Hall


Berkeley Research Development Ofice


The Berkeley Research Development Office is holding a workshop on the 2014 NSF CAREER Award program on June 11. This workshop is open to tenure-track assistant professors and postdocs who will be transitioning into tenure-track positions this year. The CAREER Award program requires an integration of research and education activities beyond the scope of a regular NSF grant, so this workshop series...   More >


Free

Register by June 9 online.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Multimodal Level-of-Service Analysis

Course | June 18 – 19, 2014 every day | 1-4 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


Recent legislation, as well as public sentiment, has made it imperative that transportation professionals better understand how to analyze complete streets that serve all users. This new online course provides the basics and practical applications of analysis procedures for determining level of service for pedestrians, bicyclists, bus transit users, and auto users. It emphasizes the methods that...   More >

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Multimodal Level-of-Service Analysis

Course | June 18 – 19, 2014 every day | 1-4 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


Recent legislation, as well as public sentiment, has made it imperative that transportation professionals better understand how to analyze complete streets that serve all users. This new online course provides the basics and practical applications of analysis procedures for determining level of service for pedestrians, bicyclists, bus transit users, and auto users. It emphasizes the methods that...   More >

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Bicycle Transportation: Bicycle Path Planning and Design

Course | June 24 – 26, 2014 every day | 1:30-4 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


The third in a series on the planning and design of both on-road and off-road bicycle facilities, this course will focus on the fundamental background knowledge necessary to design and implement off-street shared-use bicycle paths. Case studies will be presented. Sample spatial design problems, use conflicts, and alternative solutions will be illustrated. Federal and State laws and policies...   More >

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Bicycle Transportation: Bicycle Path Planning and Design

Course | June 24 – 26, 2014 every day | 1:30-4 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


The third in a series on the planning and design of both on-road and off-road bicycle facilities, this course will focus on the fundamental background knowledge necessary to design and implement off-street shared-use bicycle paths. Case studies will be presented. Sample spatial design problems, use conflicts, and alternative solutions will be illustrated. Federal and State laws and policies...   More >

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Bicycle Transportation: Bicycle Path Planning and Design

Course | June 24 – 26, 2014 every day | 1:30-4 p.m. |  Online


Technology Transfer Program


The third in a series on the planning and design of both on-road and off-road bicycle facilities, this course will focus on the fundamental background knowledge necessary to design and implement off-street shared-use bicycle paths. Case studies will be presented. Sample spatial design problems, use conflicts, and alternative solutions will be illustrated. Federal and State laws and policies...   More >

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Berkeley Innovators Product Show

Special Event | July 17 | 1:30-4 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium


University Relations


See cutting edge products from Berkeley start ups!

For the first time ever, Berkeley is hosting a forum for the hottest Cal-founded startups to connect directly with campus users and buyers in information technology, marketing and communications, business services, student support, research and more!

Stop by to discover new products that may help your units achieve strategic objectives,...   More >


Faculty, Staff

Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Please present UC Berkeley ID for admittance.

Registration appreciated but not required. Register online.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Institute of Transportation Studies Friday Seminar: Lessons Learned from Spatiotemporal Studies of Freeway Carpool Lanes

Seminar | August 29 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Michael Cassidy, Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Institute of Transportation Studies, TRANSOC


The presentation explores how the segregation of distinct vehicle classes on a roadway can improve travel conditions for all of the classes. Insights come using freeway carpool lanes as case studies.


All Audiences

Friday, September 5, 2014

Institute of Transportation Studies Friday Seminar: Large-Network Travel Time Distribution Estimation for Ambulances

Seminar | September 5 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Dawn Woodard, Associate Professor, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering; Department of Statistical Science, Cornell University

Institute of Transportation Studies


We present methods to predict the time required for an ambulance to drive to the scene of an emergency. This forecast is critical for deciding how many ambulances should be deployed at a given time, where they should be stationed, and which ambulance should be dispatched to an emergency.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Enabling Low Carbon Communities: The Roles of Smart Planning Tools and Place-Based Solutions

Colloquium | September 10 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall


Chris Jones, PhD Candidate, Energy & Resources Group & Berkeley Institute of the Environment, UC Berkeley

Energy and Resources Group


Energy and Resources Group Fall 2014 Colloquium Series (ER295)

Friday, September 12, 2014

Institute of Transportation Studies Friday Seminar: A sensor-based and spatially-enabled system for next generation Intelligent and sustainable infrastructure management

Seminar | September 12 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Yi-Chang James Tsai, Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Institute of Transportation Studies, TRANSOC


Roadway infrastructures, including pavements, bridges, and signs are deteriorating rapidly due to material aging, improper usage, harsh environments, and damages resulting from natural or man-made hazards.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Politics of Pipes: Water and the "Modern Infrastructural Ideal" in Manila and LA

Colloquium | September 17 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall


Debbie Cheng, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UC Los Angeles

Energy and Resources Group


Energy and Resources Group Fall 2014 Colloquium Series (ER295)

Friday, September 19, 2014

Webinar: Cleaning The Grid With “Second Life” Electric Vehicle Batteries

Conference/Symposium | September 19 | 10-11 a.m. |  https://www.fuzemeeting.com/webinar/register/1028578


Ethan Elkind, Berkeley Law, Center for Law, Energy & the Environment

Law, Boalt School of


Repurposed electric vehicle batteries could provide a major new source of inexpensive energy storage, but only if policy makers and businesses invest in that opportunity now. Please join representatives from the California Public Utilities Commission and the Governor's Office as they discuss Berkeley Law's new report "Reuse and Repower: How to Save Money and Clean the Grid with Second-Life...   More >



Institute of Transportation Studies Friday Seminar

Seminar | September 19 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Victor Knoop, Assistant Professor, Transport & Planning, Delft University of Technology

Institute of Transportation Studies, TRANSOC

Monday, September 22, 2014

Big Data: A Data-driven Society?

Colloquium | September 22 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 3108 Etcheverry Hall


Roberto Zicari, Goethe University Frankfurt

Industrial Engineering & Operations Research


In the first part of this talk, I will review how Big Data is enabling a data-driven economy, look at what to do with Big Data, and look at the consequences of a society being reshaped by “systematically building on data analytics”. In the second part of the talk, I will outline some of the Big Data research challenges in three areas: Data, Processes, and Management. I will then conclude making a...   More >

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Wireless Sensor Networks for Flash Flood and Traffic Monitoring in Urban Environments

Lecture | September 24 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310, Banatao Auditorium


Christian Claudel, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, KAUST

CITRIS (Ctr for Info Technology Research in the Interest of Society)


This talk describes a new architecture for distributed flash flood and traffic monitoring in cities using combined Eulerian and Lagrangian sensing. Unlike current traffic sensor networks, the architecture maintains user privacy by using a distributed computing approach.

In this system, probe vehicles broadcast speed data to local nodes, which estimate vehicles location. Fixed sensors also...   More >


registration required for lunch at UC Berkeley. Register online.



Deadly Discipline: The Military Art and Corporate Science of Logistics

Colloquium | September 24 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall


Dr. Deborah Cowen, University of Toronto

Department of Geography


In the field of logistics, the work of militaries and markets has long been heavily entwined. But how did the ‘revolution in logistics’ – arguably the most understudied revolution of the 20th century - transform the nature of this intimate entanglement?



Economic analysis of climate change policy: what determines the social cost of carbon?

Colloquium | September 24 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall


David Anthoff, Assistant Professor, Energy and Resources Group - UC Berkeley

Energy and Resources Group


Energy and Resources Group Fall 2014 Colloquium Series (ER295)

Friday, September 26, 2014

Institute of Transportation Studies Friday Seminar: Exact solutions to robust traffic control problems using Mixed Integer Linear Programming

Seminar | September 26 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Christian Claudel, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology

Institute of Transportation Studies, TRANSOC


This talk presents a robust control framework applied to transportation problems in which the state is modeled by a first order scalar conservation law. Using an equivalent formulation based on a Hamilton-Jacobi equation, we pose the problem of controlling the state of the system on a network link, using boundary flow control, as a Linear Program.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Communicating Environmental Risks: Are Ex-Ante Predictions of Benefits and Costs Being Accurately Estimated?

Colloquium | October 1 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall


Matthew Potts, Assistant Professor, Environmental Science Policy and Management - UC Berkeley

Energy and Resources Group


Energy and Resources Group Fall 2014 Colloquium Series (ER295)

Friday, October 3, 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014

Friday, October 17, 2014

Institute of Transportation Studies Friday Seminar

Seminar | October 17 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Jason Henderson, Associate Professor, Geography & Environment, San Francisco State University

Institute of Transportation Studies, TRANSOC

Friday, October 24, 2014

Institute of Transportation Studies Friday Seminar: Forecasts, Uncertainty and Control: Theory and Practice

Seminar | October 24 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Francesco Borrelli, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Institute of Transportation Studies, TRANSOC


Forecasts will play an increasingly important role in the the next generation of autonomous and semi-autonomous systems. Applications include transportation, energy, manufacturing and healthcare systems. Predictions of systems dynamics, human behavior and environment conditions can improve safety and performance of the resulting system.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Precautionary or premature? The politics of indirect land use change (ILUC) policy

Colloquium | October 29 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall


Hanna Breetz, Lecturer and Post-Doctoral Scholar, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley

Energy and Resources Group


Energy and Resources Group Fall 2014 Colloquium Series (ER295)

Thursday, October 30, 2014

AC Transit Plan ACT Workshop

Workshop | October 30 | 2-4 p.m. | 172 Wurster Hall


Physical & Environmental Planning, Real Estate


AC Transit will be conducting public workshops across the District in the month of October to collect feedback from the public about current service and recommendations for future investment. That input will be used to develop revised recommendations for discussion in Jan/Feb 2015. This meeting is being hosted by Real Estate's Physical & Environmental Planning Group to collect feedback from the...   More >


Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Friday, October 31, 2014

Institute of Transportation Studies Friday Seminar: Are Adaptive Signal Control Systems a Solution to Urban Congestion

Seminar | October 31 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Zong Tian, Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno

Institute of Transportation Studies, TRANSOC


Adaptive traffic signal control systems are an emerging technology for urban arterial operations. This presentation focuses on the current status of adaptive traffic signal control system applications in the U.S. An overview of adaptive signal system deployments is first presented. Some insights of the advantages and drawbacks will be given.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Institute of Transportation Studies Friday Seminar: Transportation, Environment, and Energy Systems — Are We Doing the Right Thing, and Doing it Right?

Seminar | November 7 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


H. Olver Gao, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University

Institute of Transportation Studies, TRANSOC


Transportation-related air pollution, GHG emissions and energy problems are a significant issue in the U.S., China, and across the world. The World Health Organization estimates that urban air pollution causes 200,000 deaths per year worldwide and that it will be responsible for 8 million premature deaths from 2000 to 2020. Sacrificing transportation needs for environmental quality is simply...   More >

Friday, November 14, 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014

Institute of Transportation Studies Friday Seminar

Seminar | November 21 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


André Carrel, University of California, Berkeley

Institute of Transportation Studies, TRANSOC

Friday, December 5, 2014

Institute of Transportation Studies Friday Seminar

Seminar | December 5 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Jack Reilly, University of California, Berkeley

Institute of Transportation Studies, TRANSOC