Published on 04/20/2018
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that public meetings to present and discuss the Draft MassDOT and MBTA Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update for Fiscal Years 2019–2023 will be held in May and that the public comment period for the draft CIP will open on May 15, and close on June 4.
Published on 04/18/2018
Dr. Lili Du's presentation, "Cooperative Platoon Control for a Mixed Traffic Flow Including Human Drive Vehicles and Connected and Autonomous Vehicles", will take place on April 26 in the Gunness Student Center at 1:00 pm.
Published on 04/17/2018
As Massachusetts residents eagerly anticipate April’s arrival of spring, MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance would also like to remind motorists that April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
Published on 04/16/2018
CEE Transportation Assistant Professor Eleni Christofa’s research on person-based signal control is already widely cited and recognized worldwide, even though her career in transportation engineering is little more than a decade old.
Published on 04/07/2018
The University of Massachusetts Transportation Center will be represented at the 2018 MassDOT Innovation & Mobility Exchange by the numerous UMTC staff and by five UMTC Research Affiliates who will be presenting on areas of their expertise.
Published on 04/04/2018
UMass graduate student Nicholas Fournier was selected for the Eno Leadership Development Conference.
Published on 04/03/2018
In January 2018, two UMass Transportation Center Research Affiliates, Assistant Professors Eleni Christofa, and Eric Gonzales, presented the results of the MassDOT research project Commuter Bus Demand, Incentives for Modal Shift and Impact on GHG Emissions at an Executive Briefing at the MassDOT Office of Transportation Planning (OTP).
Published on 04/03/2018
Each year the CT ITE scholarship is awarded to a student who is working to achieve a degree in traffic engineering and/or related field.
Published on 04/01/2018
On April 10, 2018 Plotnikov will present on “The state of the practice of UAS in state DOTs”.
Published on 03/30/2018
UMassSafe recently conducted a webinar on the legalization of Cannabis and changing landscape around impaired driving. On April 2nd, Darrin Grondel, Director of the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, presented at UMass on the impacts of legalization on both CMV drivers and companies as well as law enforcement and drivers licensing, from the Washington State perspective.
Published on 03/29/2018
An article in the Journal for Civil Aviation Training reports that UFA, Inc., a developer of air traffic control simulation systems based in Burlington, Massachusetts, has delivered an ATTower air traffic control simulator to the Transportation Center in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the UMass Amherst College of Engineering.
Published on 03/28/2018
What will the marvelous future of “connected vehicles” mean for drivers in the real world? To answer this crucial question, Toyota Motor North America Research and Development is collaborating with the University of Massachusetts to award Associate Professor Daiheng Ni of our Civil and Environmental Engineering Department a four-year research grant so he can explore connected vehicle technology.