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ITS Berkeley Meets with Legislator in Washington DC

While the Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) Berkeley was in full force at the National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine’s Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting Jan. 8-12, 2023 in Washington DC, several of our faculty and researchers took the opportunity to meet with legislators, staffers, and alumni on Capitol Hill. Read more about the visit!

Shaheen, Quirk Appointed to CARB, Walker Named Next CEE Chair, Soga Inducted into NAE

Congratulations to Civil and Environmental Engineering professor and Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen and ITS Senior Fellow Bill Quirk on their recent appointment to the California Air Resources Board! Read more Congratulations to CEE Professor Joan Walker on her recent appoint as CEE Department Chair, effective July 1, 2023. Read more Congratulations to ITS affilaite, CEE Professor, and Center for Smart Infrastructure director Kenichi Soga on his induction into the National Academy of Engineering. Read more

  Pan and Nichols Earn Student of the Year Awards; Parker Earns Top Ranking Award 

Congratulations to CEE doctoral student Alexandra Pan on recently being named student of the year by the Telemobility University Transportation Center (UTC). Read more CSCRS is proud to announce CEE doctoral student Aqshems Nichols, as its 2022 Outstanding Student of the Year. Read more DCRP doctoral student Madeleine Parker earns Top Ranked Doctoral Fellowship Fellow Award. Read more

               ITS Berkeley Recap From TRB               

ITS Berkeley faculty, students, staff, and research appeared in over 40 sessions at TRB this year, won several awards, and attended hundreds of sessions at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting Jan. 8-12, 2023 in Washington DC. Read more

Moura, Zekkos Receive 2022 CITRIS Seed Awards

Congratulations to PATH Faculty Director and CEE professor Scott Moura and CEE professor Dimitrios Zekkos on receiving Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society and the Banatao Institute (CITRIS) at the University of California (UC) 2022 CITRIS Seed Awards. Read more

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Work@Work Wednesday

Seminar | February 22 | 10:30-11:30 am | ITS Library (412 McLaughlin)

ITS affiliated faculty, staff, GSRs and GSIs, take a break and join ITS Berkeley for coffee and donuts in the Institute of Transportation Studies Library, 412 Mc Laughlin Hall on Feb. 22, 2023 from 10:30-11:30 am.

CSCRS Webinar: Peer Influence and the Perceptions of Safety

Seminar | February 22 | 11:30-noon | Online


Disability, Transportation, and Accessibility: New Trends and Longstanding Challenges in the US

Seminar | February 24 | 3 p.m. | McLaughlin Hall, ITS Library (room 412)


Flixbus and Greyhound: How can David and Goliath win together?

Panel Discussion | February 27 | 10 a.m. | Haas School of Business, Spieker Forum

Asphalt Concrete Materials and Mix

Course | February 27 | 2-4 p.m. | Online


Funding and Programming Transportation Projects in California

Course | March 1 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Four Points Sheraton


Smarter Tech for a Resilient Future: 7th Annual EDGE in Tech Symposium

Conference/Symposium | March 2 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Virtual by Zoom


Crossing Modes: Bringing Data, Standardization and Performance Metrics to Transit Agencies and Caltrans

Seminar | March 3 | 3 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2023

Proximity planning: A local strategy for global problems, or a global strategy for local problems?: Debating the experiences of Barcelona and Paris and their applicability elsewhere

Conference/Symposium | March 10 | 1-5 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium

MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2023

Pavement Construction Specifications and Quality Assurance

Course | March 13 | 9-11:30 a.m. | Online

FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2023

Greenspace and Depression in Mexico: Different greenspace metrics and different spatial scales

Seminar | March 17 | 3 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2023

Fleet Electrification--Insights and Approaches

Seminar | March 24 | 3 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Pavement Management Systems and Preservation Strategies

Course | March 28 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Online

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