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Curbside in Boston: Increasing Available Parking with Innovative Pricing

The City of Boston recently completed a year-long pilot study testing higher parking meter pricing in the Back Bay and Seaport neighborhoods. 

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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 Commission on the Future of Transportation in the Commonwealth

Governor Baker recently established a new Commission on the Future of Transportation in the Commonwealth.

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MassDOT Research on Options for ADA Paratransit Services

One of MassDOT’s research project titled “Optimizing ADA Paratransit Operations with Taxi and Ride Share Programs”, had its kick-off meeting in December 2017 and is well underway.

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Managing Assets at MassDOT

MassDOT continues to monitor, repair and replace its existing transportation infrastructure. Bridges are a key component of the infrastructure and essential for Massachusetts growing economy.

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MassDOT is Well Prepared for Major Storms

MassDOT is able to deploy up to 700 personal to cover over 15,000 lane miles for snow and ice removal throughout the Commonwealth.

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Call for Presentation Abstracts for the 2018 Innovation & Mobility Exchange

MassDOT invites federal, state, and private transportation professionals to present a topic of their expertise during the 2018 Innovation and MobilityExchange Conference.

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Featured Researcher

Marijoan Bull
Professor, Westfield State University
Geography and Regional Planning

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Research Spotlight

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View current research being conducted on At-Grade Rail Crossing Safety.

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