Mobility Quest

This year, Mobility Quest (MobQuest) will be a 4-day experience for incoming ITS-Davis students. There are two main purposes for MobQuest: First, to introduce you to your new community of fellow incoming students, continuing students, and researchers; Second, to introduce you to a variety of transportation trends, topics, and issues that may influence your time here. The Fall 2023 adventure will be September 19-22, 2023.


2022 Itinerary: September 13-16, 2022

Day 1: Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Adventure: East Bay (Tesla)

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Day 2: Wednesday, September 14

Adventure: San Francisco (Ferry Building, Revel)

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Day 3: Thursday, September 15

Adventure: Sacramento (Amtrak, CARB, CA State Railroad Museum)

Mobility Quest 2022 Day 3 Mobility Quest 2022 Day 3

Day 4: Friday, September 16

Adventure: Davis (Unitrans, Bike tour, Bike Hall of Fame)

Mobility Quest 2022 Day 4 Mobility Quest 2022 Day 4


As this year’s MobQuest will be an on-campus event, as county and state health guidelines permit. No lodging will be provided. Transportation to and from off campus events, as well as meals, will be provided during MobQuest.

Suggested Packing List

We are still organizing specific activities for this year’s MobQuest. As we will be on-campus for MobQuest this year, we do not anticipate the need to pack a separate travel bag. However, Davis in September is very hot and sunny during the day but can be cool and windy at night. We anticipate a significant amount of time will be spent outdoors. We recommend you have access to:

  • Sunscreen
  • Good walking shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Passport or US ID
  • Camera
  • Cash (for personal use)
  • Bicycle helmet
  • Hat or cap
  • Backpack or day-bag
  • Sunglasses
  • Jacket or windbreaker for evening

Questions? Contact Bailey Affolter (

Previous Trips

Mobility Quest 2021
Mobility Quest 2019
Mobility Quest 2018
Mobility Quest 2017
Mobility Quest 2016
Mobility Quest 2015
Mobility Quest 2014

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