Published on 05/19/2020
MassDOT and the UMass Transportation Center (UMTC) hosted a series of research roundtables to bring state transportation practitioners and academic researchers together.
MassDOT Board and MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Approve Draft FY 2021 Capital Investment Plan
Published on 05/12/2020
The MassDOT Board of Directors and the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board today approved the draft one-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP).
Published on 05/04/2020
MassDOT is reporting that the rate of fatalities on Massachusetts roadways doubled in April compared with the month of April 2019.
Published on 04/03/2020
Baystate Roads and the UMass Transportation Center offering new ways to continue to training and support during this time of social distancing.
Published on 03/27/2020
Effective Friday, March 27th, the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) will be enforcing a strict no walk-in policy at its eight Service Centers open to the general public.
Published on 03/25/2020
The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) announced several additional measures being implemented.
Published on 03/12/2020
Following the announcement by Governor Charlie Baker on March 10 declaring a State of Emergency, given the nature of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth, the UMass Transportation Center will be postponing all classes scheduled between March 12 and May 7, 2020 to a future date, or providing a live streaming option.
Published on 02/21/2020
The Baker-Polito Administration today issued a reminder to motorists that the hands-free law goes into effect Sunday, February 23rd.
Published on 02/10/2020
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Planning Department today released data on specific Preliminary Alternatives for passenger rail service between Pittsfield, Springfield, Worcester and Boston at a public meeting of the East-West Passenger Rail Study Advisory Committee.
UMass Transportation Engineering Graduate Student Zhuo Han to Receive Selig Transportation Program Fellowship
Published on 02/07/2020
UMass Transportation Engineering Graduate Student Zhuo Han has been chosen to receive the Ernest T. and Rae N. Selig Transportation Program Fellowship.
Published on 01/30/2020
UMass Amherst civil engineering Ph.D. student Alyssa Ryan has been named a 2020 Traffic Safety Scholar (TSS) and awarded a $1,000 scholarship to attend the 38th annual Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities, March 14 through 17 in Tampa, Florida.
Published on 01/28/2020
The MBTA has announced the availability of its draft Public Engagement Plan as well as a series of public meetings intended to introduce the public to the draft Plan and solicit public feedback.