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Cal Poly Pomona Summer Program 2016
The UCCONNECT Summer Program at Cal Poly Pomona is a staple of our center's workforce development activities. Participating students are given exposure to the field of transportation through the pursuit of research in a related topic of their choice under the guidance of accredited faculty members. Applications will be accepted until May 20 and further information can be found in the link below.
Congested development? Rethinking the causes and consequences of metropolitan traffic delays
In the fourth and final installment of this year's speaker series, Professor Brian Taylor explored if Californians and their regional economies are hurt by traffic congestion. His talk considered the role of transportation in, and the effect of traffic delays on, activity participation, accessibility, and the regional economies in LA and the Bay Area.
New ACCESS Issue Available Online
A new issue of ACCESS magazine is now available online. Transit-Oriented Development, the impacts of bikesharing systems, and leveraging new sources of information to change travel behavior are some of the topics discussed in the new articles. You can read about all of them in the link below.
Zero-Emission Mobility
UCCONNECT hosts symposium

UCCONNECT hosted a symposium on Achieving Zero-Emission Mobility: The Role of Innovative Electric Vehicle Companies. Participants shared thoughts on how to further transform the market toward vehicle electrification.

Summer Program
Deadline: May 20

UCCONNECT is now accepting applications for the 2016 Summer Program at Cal Poly Pomona. The deadline to apply is May 20th. For more information regarding the program and application instructions, see the link below.

Student Conference
See the recap!

The 2016 annual UCCONNECT Student Conference took place at UC Riverside during February 11-13. More than 100 students from across the consortium participated in this year's edition. 

Student Spotlight
Kelcie Ralph

Kelcie Ralph, a former doctoral candidate in transportation planning at UCLA, is the 2015 UCCONNECT Student of the Year. Her work on travel changes in American young adults received exceptionally high praise. Kelcie recently joined the faculty of the School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers. UCCONNECT congratulates Kelcie on this well-deserved award.

Student Spotlight
Andre Carrel
Andre Carrel

UC Berkeley graduate Andre Carrel was named the 2015 UCTC Student of the Year award. Andre, who is now a postdoctoral associate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, received this award in recognition for his leading role in a large-scale study of travel quality involving advanced data gathering techniques. UCCONNECT congratulates Andre on this outstanding achievment.

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