News

Defending Airports against Drone Disruptions A Review of Current Counter-Drone Technologies

Published on 05/26/2017

Researchers at UMass-Amherst recently investigated current counter-drone technologies and made recommendations to MassDOT regarding counter-drone measures for protecting airports and nearby airspace.


Drones at State DOTs A Review of Current Applications and Practices

Published on 05/26/2017

UMass-Amherst researchers recently completed a study examining the current use of unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) for transportation-related purposes at state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) around the country.


UMass Transportation Center and UMass ITE hosted the 2017 Boyer Lecture and 18th Annual UMass ITE Tech Day

Published on 04/28/2017

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 the UMass Transportation Center and UMass ITE hosted the 2017 Boyer Lecture and 18th Annual UMass ITE Tech Day.


Francis Tainter selected for the Eno Leadership Development Conference

Published on 04/14/2017

UMass graduate student Francis Tainter was selected for the Eno Leadership Development Conference.


Fleet of Snow Sensors Assists Fleet of Snow Plows

Published on 03/30/2017

Effective snow and ice removal depends on knowing the conditions of roadways in advance of a coming storm. Harnessing this information in an effective and efficient manner allows MassDOT to adequately plan their counter measures and schedule treatments of roadways.