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Bridgewater State University becomes a “LivingLab”

This summer, Bridgewater State University (BSU) has become a “LivingLab” with the BSU GeoGraphics Lab using campus parking lots to research Small Unmanned Aircraft System Remote Sensing Platforms for transportation.

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UMTC Research

Analysis of Driver Behavior and Operations Intersection Short Lanes

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. 

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Research Highlights

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The University of Massachusetts Transportation Center (UMTC) Opens Second Office Location in the UMass Center at Springfield

The UMass Transportation Center (UMTC), responsible for promoting transportation research, education, and training throughout the Commonwealth, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office location in the UMass Center at Springfield.

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Field Monitoring of Experimental Hot Mix Asphalt Projects

This research evaluated the performance of experimental hot mix asphalt (HMA) mixtures used in 12 different road pavement projects around Massachusetts.

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New Metric Could Be Key in Reducing Transportation Greenhouse Gas Emissions

UMTC Research Affiliate Professor Erin Baker, working with graduate student Seyedeh Nazanin Khatami, has conducted research to develop a new GHG-reduction cost-effectiveness metric and investigate the theoretical and practical implications of this method to rank transportation projects and other projects.

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UMassAir awarded $100,000 from the President's Science and Technology Fund

Just a year after the UMass Unmanned Aerial System Research and Education Collaborative (also known as UMassAir) received $25,000, the Presidentís Science and Technology (S&T) Fund more than quadrupled their grant award.

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First Three UMass Transportation Center (UMTC) Workforce Development Participants Receive CDL-B Licenses

Xavier Kinlaw and Kevin Asante of Worcester and Francis Dingman of South Hadley recently completed their CDL-B training at the New England Tractor Trailer Training School and passed their CDL-B exam.

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Featured Researchers

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Lawrence J. Harman
Co-Director
GeoGraphics Laboratory, Bridgewater State University

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Uma Shama
Co-Director
GeoGraphics Laboratory, Bridgewater State University

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Research Spotlight

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View current research being conducted on At-Grade Rail Crossing Safety by PhD Candidate, Radhameris Gomez.

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