About Us

The University of Massachusetts Transportation Center (UMTC) is located in 214 Marston Hall within the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts.

The UMTC conducts research on many aspects of Transportation including Operations, Management, Safety, Traveler Demand and Behavior, Sustainability, Freight, Transit, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Transportation Finance and Policy, Emission Estimation and Modeling, Commercial Motor Vehicle research, Safety, Human Factors, Climate Change and Economic Development.

The UMTC is funded in part through its agreement with MassDOT and through its participation in research consortiums such as NETC (New England Transportation Consortium)Safer-Sim (Safety Research Using Simulation), and other U.S. Department of Transportation University Transportation Center (UTC) Consortiums.

There are over 120 Researchers in the UMTC's Research Affiliate Network providing a wide network of expertise in many areas of Transportation Research.

If you have questions or would like more information please contact the UMass Transportation Center Research program.

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