METRANS UTC News & Announcements

Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC

By Hannah King, 1st year PhD and Ryan Yowell 1st year Master of Urban and Regional Planning, UCLA

On Monday, April 16th, 2018, at USC’s Lewis Hall, PSR students had the pleasure of sharing lunch with  Elissa Konove, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Metrolink, who spoke on her personal and professional journey as part of PSR’s Lunch With a Practitioner Speaker Series.

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Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC

By Stephen Kulieke, Senior Director of Communications, ITS-UC Davis

Urban mobility is undergoing unprecedented transformations. The transportation status quo is being challenged by ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft and fast-emerging shared services like electric scooters and dockless bikes. For many the trends disrupting public transit are unsettling. In this time of public transit innovation what is working, what is not working, and what should be changing?

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Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC

By Meiduo Ji , USC Sol Price School of Public Policy,MPL 2018

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Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC

By Lauren Deaderick, USC MPL 2nd year

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Pacific Southwest Region 9 UTC

By Diana De Los Santos, USC Master of Planning 2018

On April 6, 2018 Associated Students of Planning and Development (ASPD), Gear Up 4 LA and METRANS hosted 49 high school students and school administrators to participate in Planning for College. Held at the University of Southern California campus, the event introduced students to the college admissions process and to the field of urban planning. 

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