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.
UCCONNECT 2016 Annual Student Conference
Save the date for the 2016 annual UCCONNECT student conference. The confernece will take place at the University of California Riverside campus on February 11th, 12th, and 13th. More information will be made available soon.
Congested development? Rethinking the causes and consequences of metropolitan traffic delays
In the fourth installment of our speaker series, Professor Brian Taylor will explore if Californians and their regional economies are hurt by traffic congestion. His talk will consider 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.
The Role of Big Data in Transportation Planning
On October 30th UCCONNECT and Caltrans hosted the third workshop in the series "Planning for the 21st Century - Emerging Trends". The event focused on the role that big data plays in transportation planning. You can now see a video of the event in the link below.
Access Magazine
New Issue Available Online

A new ACCESS Issue for Fall 2015 is now available online. Click the link below to view their website and read all available articles in this new number.

Dissertation Grants
Funding for 2016-17

UCCONNECT's second dissertation grants call is now open. PhD candidates in the consortium campuses are invited to submit proposals. The deadline for this call is January 30, 2016.

Student Conference
Save the date!

The next annual UCCONNECT Student Conference will take place at UC Riverside during February 11-13, 2016. Join us to share your research with students and faculty from across the consortium. 

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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