PacTrans News

  • July 9, 2021

    PacTrans Partner OSU’s Student Team won Western District ITE Traffic Bowl, UW’s team came in 3rd

    Recently, the Oregon State University student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) competed in and successfully won the Western District ITE Traffic Bowl, earning them a spot in the 2021 ITE International Collegiate Traffic Bowl. Also from the PacTrans consortium, the third spot was taken by the University of Washington Student chapter team.

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  • July 6, 2021

    Michael Kyte Awardee Spotlight Series: Masoud Ghodrat Abadi

    It has been twelve years since PacTrans began facilitating the Michael Kyte Region 10 Outstanding Student of the Year Award. We want to take a moment to look back and see where each of our twelve awardees is now. 

    Masoud Ghodrat Abadi received the Michael Kyte Region 10 Outstanding Student of the Year Award in 2016. Currently located in Roseville, California, Masoud is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at California State University, Sacramento (CSUS). Here are a few words from a conversation we had with Masoud:

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  • July 2, 2021

    PacTrans Partners UW’s Urban Freight Lab Launches Last-Mile Delivery Pilots in Downtown Seattle

    PacTrans’ partner, The Urban Freight Lab, housed at the University of Washington’s Supply Chain Transportation Logistics Center made headlines earlier this month with the deployment of one of the nation’s first zero operating emissions, last-mile delivery pilots in the Uptown neighborhood of Seattle. This work was done in collaboration with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) as well as tech and delivery companies like REEF, BrightDrop, Coaster Cycles and AxleHire.

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  • June 28, 2021

    Michael Kyte Awardee Spotlight Series: Alireza Mostafizi

    It has been twelve years since PacTrans began facilitating the Michael Kyte Region 10 Outstanding Student of the Year Award. We want to take a moment to look back and see where each of our twelve awardees is now.

    Alireza Mostafizi received the Michael Kyte Region 10 Outstanding Student of the Year Award in 2017. Currently located in Corvallis, Oregon, Alireza is the Director of Data Engineering at Intermx. Here are a few words from a conversation we had with Alireza:

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  • June 23, 2021

    PacTrans WDI to deliver a Human Factors Training Course

    The PacTrans Workforce Development Institute (WDI) is proud to announce the launch of a new course on Human Factors in partnership with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). In this course, which is being provided to WSDOT employees, participants will gain an understanding of the impact of human factors in transportation systems and learn how to incorporate human factors in roadway design and operations. 

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