Seven technologies demonstrating high potential to help solve transportation issues are receiving $600,000 from the University of Michigan's Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Statewide Innovation Hub program to continue their advancement into the commercial market.
Mobility researchers at the University of Michigan have devised a new way to test autonomous vehicles that bypasses the billions of miles they would need to log for consumers to consider the vehicles road-ready.
A new national survey from the University of Michigan explores why many consumers don't heed vehicle safety recalls and what steps might boost compliance.
In an effort to meet increased requests from the University of Michigan community, SafeRide recently launched a mobile application and began piloting extended hours of operation.
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.
Passengers could be trying out a new urban mobility system on the University of Michigan's North Campus as soon as summer 2017.
Southeast Michigan voters will be asked Nov. 8 to consider a millage on the ballot to support coordinated and expanded public transportation services in Southeast Michigan.
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.
The University of Michigan has put plans to construct a new transportation operations and maintenance facility on hold after hearing concerns from residents near the North Campus location.
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.
The Ann Arbor Connector took another step forward as officials working on the project have recommended light rail as the proposed mode of transportation.
While more and more teens and twentysomethings are forgoing driver's licenses, the most recent trend holds true for pretty much all age groups, say University of Michigan researchers.
The Office of Research has announced that James R. Sayer has been appointed director of the U-M Transportation Research Institute.
The University of Michigan will award more than $1 million in grant funding to technologies that demonstrate high potential for solving transportation's toughest challenges.
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The University of Michigan's James Sayer will be honored at the White House Tuesday for his leadership in advancing connected and automated transportation.
The University of Michigan on Monday opened Mcity, the world's first controlled environment specifically designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicle technologies that will lead the way to mass-market driverless cars.
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.
A pilot program of bus service between the Ann Arbor campus and U-M Detroit Center will continue uninterrupted through the summer and throughout the coming academic year.
Update: The Provost's Office has agreed to fund this service through the 2015-16 academic year. Read more here.
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.