February 5, 2018
January 31, 2018
A first-of-its-kind, on-demand transportation system is being piloted at U-M as the RITMO Transit urban mobility system begins a limited test deployment on North Campus.
November 13, 2017
Gasoline vehicles would produce lower emissions than the average battery-electric vehicle only if their fuel economy was higher than 51.5 mpg worldwide, say researchers at the University of Michigan.
October 23, 2017
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
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.
May 23, 2017
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.
April 6, 2017
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.
January 6, 2017
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.
December 13, 2016
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.
October 31, 2016
Passengers could be trying out a new urban mobility system on the University of Michigan's North Campus as soon as summer 2017.
October 13, 2016
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.
May 24, 2016
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.
March 17, 2016
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.
February 25, 2016
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.
February 24, 2016
The Ann Arbor Connector took another step forward as officials working on the project have recommended light rail as the proposed mode of transportation.
January 19, 2016
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.
January 12, 2016
The Office of Research has announced that James R. Sayer has been appointed director of the U-M Transportation Research Institute.
November 3, 2015
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.+ more information
October 9, 2015
The University of Michigan's James Sayer will be honored at the White House Tuesday for his leadership in advancing connected and automated transportation.
July 20, 2015
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.