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2019 Moving Together Conference

Don’t miss MassDOT’s annual pedestrian, bicycle and public transportation conference!.

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Transportation Take-Away

Intersection Treatments & Bicycle Safety

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2020 Proposed MassDOT Research Projects

MassDOT is currently seeking qualified researchers to conduct studies on the a number of topics. Most of these studies are expected to last 1 to 2 years. Deadlines for applying are coming soon. Click here for the list of projects.

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Dr. Jimi B. Oke Joins Transportation Engineering Faculty

Dr. Jimi Oke will begin teaching and researching as an assistant professor for the UMass Transportation Center this September.

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Amtrak and MassDOT Announce Start of New Valley Flyer Train Service in Western and Northern Massachusetts

Amtrak, in conjunction with MassDOT, is launching a new state supported seven day a week passenger train on Friday, August 30, called the Valley Flyer.

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Alyssa Ryan Wins Second Place in Highway Safety Information Systems (HSIS) Excellence in Highway Safety Data Award Program

Alyssa Ryan was awarded second place in the 2019 HSIS Excellence in Highway Safety Data Award competition.

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Dr. Michael Knodler Discusses the 'Zipper Merge' for Dealing with Highway Congestion Caused By Lane Closures on NPR.

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.

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Chengbo Ai

Chengbo Ai
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UMass Amherst

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View current research being conducted on bicycle and pedestrian safety.