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Tech Transfer will be closed Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017 starting at 2pm and will reopen at 9am on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. We will do our best to respond to your inquires once we return and appreciate your patients. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause and hope you have a happy holiday.


Many of our most popular classes will be offered this Spring and are now open for enrollment. For most classes starting in January 2018 and after, you will now see the return of our special, lower pricing for California public employees. These reduced prices are offered in partnership with the California Department of Transportation, Division of Local Assistance.

Here is a great article, from TR News, by Laura Melendy (Director of Tech Transfer) and Ann Brody (former Communications Director, ITS Berkeley) on low tech modes of technology transfer.

Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA) program is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. CSSA is a comprehensive, flexible, and tailored program available FREE to California local agencies to meet their traffic safety needs, with particular focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety.

Tech Transfer is expanding our Tribal Transportation Safety Assessments (T2SA) program to federally-recognized Indian Tribes in 11 states in the western US.  The focus region includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

Caltrans, in partnership with the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, presented the:

2017 California Transportation Planning Conference:
Partnering for Sustainable Transportation: Meeting the Challenge Now and Into the Future

The four-day HST California Symposium and Institute was held in May at Berkeley.