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Webinar – 10 Things You Need to Know About Flying Drones

This FREE UMass Transportation Center (UMTC) webinar on May 15 is designed for new UAS (drone) operators as well as drone operators with some experience as pilots, but with limited background in aviation.

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Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that public meetings to present and discuss the Draft MassDOT and MBTA Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update for Fiscal Years 2019–2023 will be held in May and that the public comment period for the draft CIP will open on May 15, and close on June 4.

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Transportation Seminar Series: Dr. Lili Du, Associate Professor, University of Florida

Dr. Lili Du's presentation, "Cooperative Platoon Control for a Mixed Traffic Flow Including Human Drive Vehicles and Connected and Autonomous Vehicles", will take place on April 26 in the Gunness Student Center at 1:00 pm.

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MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

As Massachusetts residents eagerly anticipate April’s arrival of spring, MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance would also like to remind motorists that April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

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Dr. Eleni Christofa, Assistant Professor, Transportation

CEE Transportation Assistant Professor Eleni Christofa’s research on person-based signal control is already widely cited and recognized worldwide, even though her career in transportation engineering is little more than a decade old.

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Five UMTC Research Affiliates Speaking at MassDOT’s Innovation and Mobility Conference

The University of Massachusetts Transportation Center will be represented at the 2018 MassDOT Innovation & Mobility Exchange by the numerous UMTC staff and by five UMTC Research Affiliates who will be presenting on areas of their expertise.

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Marijoan Bull
Professor, Westfield State University
Geography and Regional Planning

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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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