METRANS UTC News & Announcements

Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC

The METRANS Transportation Center has grown substantially over the past 19 years, beginning in 1998 as one federally funded University Transportation Center (UTC) led by the University of Southern California (USC) and California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). It currently houses five research centers receiving funding from both public- and private-sector donors. The most recent addition is the Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center, a U.S. Department of Transportation-funded regional UTC headquartered at USC.

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Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC

By Yurida Ramos, USC MPL, 2017

 

June Liu is a USC alumnus. She completed a Master of Public Policy in 2015 from the USC Price School of Public Policy. Just this year, June started her new position in Portugal as an International Consultant with Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (SPI). Our conversation follows.

(Photo by June Liu)

 

Can you tell us a bit about your job?

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Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC

By Nicole Guo, MSCE 2017

 

Photo by Janell Goddard

METRANS is proud to announce that Janell Goddard was recently hired by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (commonly known as LA Metro, or Metro) as a transportation associate. Goddard began attending METRANS events in Spring 2016 and has since earned her bachelor’s degree in urban studies from Biola University.

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