On the evening of September 30, 2017, a road construction worker in Ohio, Steve Cook, age 59, was hit and killed by an impaired driver while in a work zone. Just before the crash, the driver looked down at his cell phone. Not only distracted, the driver had also been drinking. He now faces charges of vehicular manslaughter.
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.
MassDOT invites federal, state, and private transportation professionals to present a topic of their expertise during the 2018 Innovation and Tech Transfer Exchange Conference.Read More >
The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and Department of Transportation are hosting a series of four (4) listening sessions on the challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector.Read More >
“Public Health Assessment of Transportation Projects” is an upcoming 12-18 month research project that aims to identify data-driven ways to incorporate the social determinants of health and public health outcomes into transportation planning and project development.Read More >
On October 18th, members from University of Massachusetts Transportation Center attended New England’s Knowledge Corridor State of the Region Conference in Springfield, MA.Read More >
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.Read More >
View current research being conducted on At-Grade Rail Crossing Safety.
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