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UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies @ TRB

Transportation: Moving the Economy of the Future The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, DC January 7–11, 2018, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. The information-packed program is expected to attract more than 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world. The [...]

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: events|

Video: ITS discussion series addresses #MeToo and public transportation

Struggling to reaching for a strap on a crowded bus. Stepping into a packed train car and looking for a small space of refuge. Waiting by yourself at a dark bus stop. Trying to run household serving errands on a public transit schedule that’s been designed for rush hour. These [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Video: UC ITS hosts expert meeting on the 3 Revolutions at LA CoMotion

Shared, electric, and autonomous vehicles will soon be widely available. How should transportation policy adjust for these "three revolutions" in personal travel? That was the question before a select group of transportation policymakers, stakeholders, and experts at the 2017 LA CoMotion Expo & Festival session on the 3 Revolutions Future [...]

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Job announcement: ITS seeks program manager

We seek a dynamic transportation professional to serve as a program manager at the UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS), a national leader in transportation research and community of scholars studying transportation finance, public transit, and innovative mobility. We work across the UCLA campus to coordinate, conduct, and promote research [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

2017 Lake Arrowhead Symposium: Global Climate Change, Local Growing Pains

The annual UCLA Lake Arrowhead Symposium brings together influential planners, policymakers, academics, and other stakeholders for three days of immersive discussion on the connections between land use, transportation, and the environment. This October's 27th edition of the gathering tackled the highly relevant topic of "Global Climate Change, Local Growing Pains," examining how land use policy interacts with and often impedes climate goals.

Sessions covered everything from housing displacement to freight logistics to infrastructure planning for greenhouse gas emissions. Speakers summarized some of the symposium's key themes and insights in the video below:

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Recap: Lessons from the Sharing Economy for the Autonomous Vehicle Future

Webinar featuring Susan Shaheen, UC Berkeley and Mike Manville, UCLAAutonomous vehicles hold enormous potential - a future with self-driving cars could mean safer streets, less congestion, and increased equity. These benefits are particularly promising when autonomous vehicle technology meets shared mobility companies like Uber and Lyft. But how close are [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

UCLA Researchers Present at the 2017 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

 Every year UCLA students and faculty fly out to Washington DC for the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board.  The conference is held every January and provides researchers, students, and transportation professionals with the opportunity to share the latest research into all things transportation.  The theme for the 96th annual [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

A Multimillion-Dollar Boost to Tackle Transportation Challenges

Thanks to a multimillion-dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, faculty, staff researchers, and students affiliated with the UCLA Luskin Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) will be part of a new regional transportation center that will tackle some of the most important transportation issues facing America.“Universities are at the [...]

By | December 21st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Luskin Graduate Research Grant Application – up to $5,000 for student research

UCLA Students are invited to apply for a Graduate Research Grant for your research and capstone projects. This application is jointly offered by the: The Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies, Institute of Transportation Studies, Luskin Center for Innovation, and the Edward Hildebrand Canadian Studies Program. Below are details about [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies @ TRB

Tuesday evening reception RSVPThe Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting will be held January 8–12, 2017, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. The information-packed program is expected to attract more than 12,000 transportation professionals from around the world.The meeting program will cover all transportation modes, [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|