College of Professional & International Education
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    MetroFreight is a consortium led by the METRANS Transportation Center and housed at the University of Southern California. A Volvo Research and Education Foundations Center of Excellence in Urban Freight, MetroFreight researches ways to streamline the transportation, handling and storage of goods in city centers while working to reduce the impact on traffic congestion, air quality and urban livability. MetroFreight works with university partners in Los Angeles; New York; Paris; and Seoul, South Korea.

    CSULB faculty involved with MetroFreight include Seiji Steimetz, associate professor of Economics. Thomas O’Brien, director of research for CSULB’s Center for International Trade and Transportation, coordinates MetroFreight’s professional education efforts including the development of courses for industry and policy makers and a curriculum guide for faculty looking to develop urban freight coursework.