METRANS UTC News & Announcements

Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC, METRANS UTC

There are currently several ongoing PSR research projects. Here we highlight projects nearing completion from UC Davis, University of Hawaii, and Northern Arizona University. The table below reflects the current developments of a few research projects that began in 2017. To read more about other PSR research projects, go to: http://bit.ly/2NrQfv8

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Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC, METRANS UTC

Virginia Tsu, Director of the Center for Transportation Workforce Development of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), recently visited the Los Angeles Trade Tech College’s (LATTC) Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) pilot course, developed in partnership with the Southwest Transportation Workforce Center (SWTWC).

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Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC, METRANS UTC

The Pacific Southwest Region 9 University Transportation Center (PSR UTC), one of METRANS’ research centers, organized and hosted the 2018 National Travel Monitoring and Exposition Conference (NaTMEC). The conference provides the premier venue where state and MPO traffic data collectors, traffic data users, academics, and managers of data programs come together to be aware of new products and services.

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Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC, METRANS UTC

Executive Director of the Center for International Trade and Transportation (CITT) and METRANS Associate Director Thomas O’Brien was recently named Vice President of the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC). He was officially presented with the title during his attendance at the 2018 CUTC Summer Meeting in Minneapolis.

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Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC, METRANS UTC

The Center for International Trade and Transportation (CITT), housed at Long Beach State University, sent two of the Center’s research assistants, Sean Reseigh and Benjamin Olson, to SCAG’s 53rd Regional Conference and General Assembly as finalists for an Esri Story Map Competition.

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