1. March 17, 2016

    University puts transportation facility project on hold

    The university has put plans to construct a new transportation operations and maintenance facility on hold after hearing concerns from residents near the North Campus location.  

  2. February 25, 2016

    CFE, Mcity collaborate to spur transportation innovation

    The Center for Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Mobility Transformation Center is launching TechLab at Mcity, a collaborative effort to promote connected- and driverless-vehicle innovation.

  3. February 24, 2016

    AA Connector officials recommend preliminary transit mode choice

    The Ann Arbor Connector took another step forward as officials working on the project have recommended light rail as the proposed mode of transportation.

  4. January 19, 2016

    Study finds more Americans of all ages spurning driver’s licenses

    While more and more teens and twentysomethings are forgoing driver’s licenses, the most recent trend holds true for pretty much all age groups, U-M researchers say.

  5. January 12, 2016

    James Sayer named director of Transportation Research Institute

    The Office of Research has announced that James R. Sayer has been appointed director of the U-M Transportation Research Institute.

  6. November 3, 2015

    University invests $1 million in solving transportation challenges

    U-M will award more than $1 million in grant funding to technologies that demonstrate high potential for solving transportation’s toughest challenges.

  7. October 9, 2015

    White House honors James Sayer for innovation in transportation

    U-M transportation researcher James Sayer will be honored at the White House for his leadership in advancing connected and automated transportation.

  8. July 20, 2015

    U-M opens Mcity test environment for connected and driverless vehicles

    The university has opened Mcity, the world’s first controlled environment specifically designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicle technologies.

  9. 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 carry faculty, staff and students around North Campus.

  10. June 16, 2015

    Detroit Connector bus will continue as alternatives are explored

    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.