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Transportation Safety Research
Continues to extend traditional areas of competency at PATH, mainly in vehicle-highway cooperation and communication, and “science of driving’ investigations on driving behavior.
Traffic Operations Research
Focuses on advancing the state-of-the-art in traffic management and traveler information systems, and producing results that can be implemented in the field.
Sustainability
Developing technical innovations to improve vehicle, transit, and operational efficiencies and reduce the impacts transportation has on the environment.
Modal Applications
Investigates new concepts, methods, and technologies for innovating, enhancing and improving transit solutions.
Integrated Corridor Management
Focuses on implementing new and proven corridor management technologies to improve transportation and manage a corridor as one cohesive system.
Connected and Automated Vehicles
Advancing technologies that connect vehicles to surrounding infrustructure and other vehicles or automates vehicle processes.
Transportation Safety Research
Traffic Operations Research
Sustainability
Modal Applications
Integrated Corridor Management
Connected and Automated Vehicles
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Berkeley DeepDrive
Advanced Computer Vision and Machine Learning


UC Berkeley PATH is pleased to announce the creation of the Berkeley DeepDrive (BDD) Industry Consortium. This research alliance will investigate state-of-the-art technologies in computer vision and machine learning for automotive applications. Professor Trevor Darrell, Faculty Director of PATH, will lead the BDD center, with Ken Goldberg and Thomas West serving as associate directors.

 

News

Partial automation of Class 8 Trucks demonstrated outside Washington DC by California PATH, as part of a program funded by the USDOT & Caltrans, with particpation and support by Volvo Trucks, and others. See news coverage of the Demo can be viewed HERE.

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Tesla Self-Driving System Faulted by Safety Agency in Crash

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California's legislature recently passed an infrastructure bill, to address the state’s nearly $60 billion backlog in deferred transportation infrastructure maintenance. The legislature took a politically brave step, and chose to fund this iniative through an increase in gas taxes and vehicle registration fees. Overall the bill, known as SB 1, should enhance California's economy, our environment and provide a fiscal stimulus to rural communities.

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The National Traffic Safety Safety Administration has announced Vehicle to Vehicle Communications Regulations that will improve safety and mobility.  

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Driving Towards Tommorrow, a New York Times Artice on Connected and Automated driving - features comments by PATH leadership