California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology, has been a leader in Intelligent Transportation Systems research since its founding in 1986.
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.
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.
The National Traffic Safety Safety Administration has announced Vehicle to Vehicle Communications Regulations that will improve safety and mobility.
Driving Towards Tommorrow, a New York Times Artice on Connected and Automated driving - features comments by PATH leadership
The Connected Corridors newsletter, for the Summer of 2016, is available HERE.
With the passage of SB-32, in late August, California will retain its international leadership position on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Under SB-32, the state would reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. This expands and extends the reduction goals of AB-32, the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006.