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Beets…for Roadway Deicing

Winter in Massachusetts has just recently ended, but already communities are starting to plan and budget for their roadway snow and ice removal next year.. 

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Baker-Polito Administration and Local Officials Sign Regional Agreement for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

The Baker-Polito Administrationís Department of Transportation today entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with several mayors of cities and towns in order to further facilitate and expand the testing of autonomous vehicles on roadways in the Commonwealth.

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UMass Experts Explain Autonomous Vehicle Challenges at 1st Transportation Listening Session

Experts from the University of Massachusetts spelled out the steep hurdles that remain before autonomous vehicles are able to change peopleís lives at the first listening sessions by a new commission created by the governor earlier this year.

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Governorís Commission on the Future of Transportation Listening Sessions

The Commission, in partnership with MassDOT and the UMass Transportation Center, is hosting a series of five listening sessions to capture ideas and discuss policy, and take questions and comments. Members of the public are invited to attend and share their thoughts. The sessions will be held on the following dates.

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UMTC Aviation Program Receives Tour of Westover

UMTC Aviation team was treated to a tour of Westover municipal and Air Force airport.

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Mike Knodler
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Transportation Safety

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