In March 2016, the entire Washington, DC subway system was closed for 29 hours for emergency inspections. This shutdown came after a number of electrical fires in the subway system involving fraying third-rail electrical cables.
With the ever increasing demand to add roadway capacity in a safe and efficient manner, the application of intersection short lanes has increased in recent years.
UMass graduate student Francis Tainter was selected for the Eno Leadership Development Conference.Read More >
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.Read More >
The transportation sector of the United States generates a significant amount of greenhouse gases (28%), fatalities (34,000) and injuries (2.2 million) on an annual basis.Read More >
View current research being conducted on At-Grade Rail Crossing Safety by PhD Candidate, Radhameris Gomez.
Do you have a research topic or question you would like to find out more information about?