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October 24, 2017

transportation

October 23, 2017

Detroit Connector to increase bus service's time and scope

The Detroit Connector, a University of Michigan bus service connecting the Ann Arbor campus to Detroit, will provide service seven days a week, starting Oct. 30, to U-M faculty, staff, students and, for the first time, the general public.

July 24, 2017

U-M invests $600,000 in advanced transportation technologies

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.

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.

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