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Customizing Your Self-Driving Car

In the future, intelligent transportation systems (ITSs) will involve connected vehicles, including driver-assisted vehicles and self-driving cars...

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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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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 President’s 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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Defending Airports against Drone Disruptions – A Review of Current Counter-Drone Technologies

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.

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Drones at State DOTs – A Review of Current Applications and Practices

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.

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

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

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Featured Researcher

Hossein Pishro-Nik 
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, UMassAmherst

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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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