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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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MBTA Announces Accelerated Schedule for System Upgrades, Cuts Project Timelines

The MBTA announced several planned system upgrade construction projects will be accelerated, shortening some timelines by as much as eleven months for certain projects.

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MassDOT Releases Study Detailing Congestion Impacts and Trends, Recommends Series of Next Steps

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.

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First Zero-emission, Battery-electric Buses Join the MBTA Silver Line Fleet

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.

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