Alyssa Ryan Wins Second Place in Highway Safety Information Systems (HSIS) Excellence in Highway Safety Data Award Program
Published on 08/14/2019
Alyssa Ryan was awarded second place in the 2019 HSIS Excellence in Highway Safety Data Award competition.
Dr. Michael Knodler Discusses the 'Zipper Merge' for Dealing with Highway Congestion Caused By Lane Closures on NPR.
Published on 08/14/2019
Michael A. Knodler Jr., Ph.D. Director, UMass Transportation Center was featured recently in an interview on NPR discussing the 'Zipper Merge' for dealing with highway congestion caused by lane closures.
Published on 08/13/2019
The MBTA announced several planned system upgrade construction projects will be accelerated, shortening some timelines by as much as eleven months for certain projects.
Published on 08/09/2019
A data-driven report on congestion was released today by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) with recommendations for state and municipal government, the private sector and other stakeholders to make commutes by road and transit more reliable, accessible and predictable while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Published on 08/02/2019
Governor Charlie Baker, MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, and MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak celebrate the introduction of the MBTA’s first brand new, zero-emission, battery-electric bus (BEB) prototypes into the MBTA’s Silver Line fleet.
Published on 07/26/2019
Research by UMTC affiliate, O. A. (Sam) Elrahman, Ph.D., leads to new book on transportation services and public health.
Published on 07/25/2019
The Baker-Polito Administration today filed a transportation bond bill seeking $18 billion in additional capital authorization to invest in building and modernizing a transportation system that meets the needs of residents, businesses and cities and towns statewide.
Published on 07/22/2019
The Baker-Polito Administration has released the final State Bicycle Transportation Plan and State Pedestrian Transportation Plan for Massachusetts.
Published on 07/19/2019
A team of well-prepared members of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Student Chapter took home the grand prize at the ITE Northeastern District Traffic Bowl.
Published on 07/18/2019
MassDOT will be holding public information meetings for residents of nearby cities and towns to become acquainted with the current stage of the I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvements Project.
Published on 07/12/2019
MassDOT has scheduled Allston Multimodal Project Public Information Meetings.
International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design Announces Honda Outstanding Student Paper Award Winner
Published on 07/10/2019
The 10th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design is pleased to announce that Ganesh Pai Mangalore of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been awarded a 2019 Honda Outstanding Student Paper Award honorable mention.