The University of California Institute of Transportation Studies (UC ITS) administers two statewide research programs –  the Statewide Transportation Research Program (STRP) funded by the State of California through the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (SB 1), and the Resilient and Innovative Mobility Initiative (RIMI) funded by the State of California through a one-time allocation from the state’s General Fund. The STRP supports an annual research program with priorities set by the Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, Chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee, the Secretary of the California State Transportation Agency, and the UC ITS Board of Advisors. RIMI is a multi-campus, multi-year research and engagement program organized around three pillars: Carbon Neutral Transportation, Emerging Transportation Technology and Innovation, and Public Transit and Shared Mobility. Equity and High-Road Jobs serve as cross-cutting themes that are integrated across the three RIMI pillars. All research projects funded through the STRP and RIMI are listed below.








Research Team: John Gahbauer (lead), Jacob Wasserman, Juan Matute, Alejandra Rios Gutierrez, and Brian Taylor

UC Campus(es): UCLA

Status: Completed

Research Team: Giovanni Circella (lead), Basar Ozbilen

UC Campus(es): UC Davis

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Giovanni Circella (lead), Siddhartha Gulhare

UC Campus(es): UC Davis

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Jae Hong Kim (lead), Jesus Barajas, Douglas Houston, and Nicholas Marantz

UC Campus(es): UC Davis, UC Irvine

Status: In Progress

Research Lead: Michael Manville

UC Campus(es): UCLA

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Brian Taylor and Giovanni Circella

UC Campus(es): UC Davis, UCLA

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Susie Pike (lead), Jean-Daniel Saphores, Juan Matute

UC Campus(es): UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCLA

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Mike Hyland (lead) and Jacob Wasserman

UC Campus(es): UC Irvine, UCLA

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Jacob Wasserman (lead), Susan Shaheen, Adam Cohen, Jacquelyn Broader, and Sarah White

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Susan Shaheen (lead), Jacob Wasserman, Elliot Martin, Adam Cohen, Michael Hyland, and Caroline Rodier

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCLA

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Adam Millard-Ball (lead) and Susan Handy

UC Campus(es): UC Davis, UCLA

Status: In Progress

Research Lead: Colin Murphy (lead), Julie Witcover, Jin Wook Ro, and Pedro Liedo Orozco

UC Campus(es): UC Davis

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Jean-Daniel Saphores (lead), Michael Hyland, Stephen Ritchie, Miguel Jaller, and Lu Xu

UC Campus(es): UC Davis, UC Irvine

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Michael Hyland (lead), Susan Pike, and Yan Xing

UC Campus(es): UC Davis, UC Irvine

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Susan Shaheen (lead), John Gahabuer, Michael Hyland, and Adam Cohen

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UCLA

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Daniel A. Rodriguez (lead), Susan Pike, Michael McNally, and Meiqing Li

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Mark Hansen (lead), Tim Lipman, Colin Murphy, and Jin Wook Ro

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley, UC Davis

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Tim Lipman (lead), Scott Moura, Alan Jenn, Behdad Kiani, Jean-Daniel Saphores, and Steve Ritchie

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Stephen Ritchie (lead), Behdad Kiani, Andre Tok, Tim Lipman, Miguel Jaller, and Alan Jenn

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Alan Jenn (lead), Tim Lipman, Scott Moura, and Gil Tal

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley, UC Davis

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Adam Millard-Ball (lead) and Jason Karpman

UC Campus(es): UCLA

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Joan Walker (lead), Mohamed Amine Bouzaghrane, and Johanna Zmud

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley

Status: In Progress

Research Lead: David Ragland

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Jane Macfarlane (lead) and Joan Walker

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley

Status: In Progress

Research Lead: Julia Griswold

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Alex Kurzhanskiy (lead), Murat Arcak, and Can Kizilkale

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley

Status: In Progress

Research Lead: Offer Grembek

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley

Status: In Progress

Research Lead: Ethan Elkind

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Laura Melendy (lead) and Charles Sikorsky

UC Campus(es): UC Berkeley

Status: In Progress

Research Team: Ran Wei (lead), Nanpeng Yu, and Zuzhao Ye

UC Campus(es): UC Riverside

Status: In Progress