University of California, Davis

Country: United States of America

UC Davis is one of the world’s leading cross-disciplinary research and teaching institutions, located in Davis, California. ITS-Davis are focused on studying and finding pathways to reduce the use of conventionally fuelled vehicles in cities, while increasing accessibility of urban areas and improving air quality and road safety. EMPOWER is well aligned with UC Davis’ efforts, particularly since they have launched a 4 year programme that will include a workstream on the topic of “Global Urban Sustainable Transport”.

Affiliated Research Centers: China Center for Energy and Transport, Energy Efficiency Center, National Center for Sustainable Transportation, Plug-in Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Research Center, Policy Institute for Energy, Environment and the Economy, Sustainable Transportation Energy Pathways and Urban Land Use and Transportation