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2019 Driver Skills & Safety

The Massachusetts Highway Association is pleased to announce the statewide 2019 Massachusetts Driver Skills and Safety Training Event. This event is designed to demonstrate teamwork, safety awareness, and vehicle operating skills in a competitive, fun setting.

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Allston Multimodal Project Public Meetings Set

MassDOT has scheduled Allston Multimodal Project Public Information Meetings.

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International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design Announces Honda Outstanding Student Paper Award Winner

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.

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Knodler Tells WBZ TV About Five Unsafe Driving Habits in a “Perfect Storm” of Boston Traffic

A video report about bad driving behavior in Boston featured Michael Knodler, a professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and the director of the UMass Transportation Center that includes the Traffic Safety Research Program, or UMassSafe. Appearing on WBZ TV CBS 4 Boston in May, Knodler explained five common rude and dangerous driving habits that can cause traffic safety issues.

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MassDOT, MBTA Five-Year $18.3 Billion Capital Investment Plan Approved

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board of Directors and MBTA Fiscal Management and Control Board today voted to approve the five-year $18.3 billion MassDOT and MBTA Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for Fiscal Years 2020-2024.

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Ahmadjian Wins Public Works Association Award

Christopher J. Ahmadjian has been selected as the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Donald C. Stone Award for Excellence in Education winner for 2019

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