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December 13, 2016

U-M leads new Center for Connected and Automated Transportation

Moving society to next-generation transportation systems will take more than technology, and a new $2.47 million center led by the University of Michigan will explore the full picture of how communities can best transition to connected and automated vehicles.

May 24, 2016

University cancels plans for new transportation facility

The University of Michigan has decided not to move forward with plans to build a new transportation operations and maintenance center on North Campus.

The current project, originally approved in May 2014, will be canceled.

February 25, 2016

CFE, Mcity collaborate to spur transportation innovation

The Center for Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Mobility Transformation Center is launching the pilot of TechLab at Mcity, a new opportunity for collaboration among University of Michigan research, advanced transportation startups and student innovators.

July 9, 2015

University will test 3-D printed, autonomous 'SmartCarts'

A fleet of autonomous "SmartCarts" — high-tech, 3-D printed, low-speed electric vehicles — could one day zip around North Campus, taking students, professors and staff to class, labs and offices while also serving as one of the first test beds for on-demand autonomous transit.

February 23, 2015

Major funding increase needed to fix roads, local leaders tell survey

Complaining about bad roads in Michigan is about as ubiquitous as grousing about the weather.

How bad are they? The University of Michigan surveyed top elected and appointed officials in the state's 1,856 units of government on a wide range of road-related issues.

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