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Child Safety Seat Usage in Ride-Share Services

In a research project funded by the Safety through Disruption (Safe-D) National UTC, researchers at the Virginia Tech and Texas A&M Transportation Institutes are collaborating to study the current state of child ridership and child safety seat use in ride-share vehicles.

The...

Summer Transportation Institute Inspires Future Workforce

For 21 years, the National Transportation Center at Morgan State University has run its highly successful Summer Transportation Institute (STI), which gives 20 high school students a chance to experience the world of transportation professionals.

The free, 4-week program...

UTC Spotlight Newsletter

Title Publication Date UTC(s) Advancements in Smart Transportation: The Evolution of MUST Sensor Technology April 2024 University of Washington  Mechanical Characterization of Mycelium Composites Based on Hemp January 2024...

Augmented Reality and Connected Automated Vehicles

Connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) must be tested extensively before they can be deployed and accepted by the general public. Currently, CAV testing and evaluation are primarily conducted in two ways: on public roads and in closed test facilities. 

There are two...

2017 Spotlight Conference Program

OST-R and TRB co-sponsored the 11th University Transportation Center (UTC) Spotlight Conference on September 26-27, 2017, entitled Rebuilding and Retrofitting the Transportation Infrastructure. The conference focused on rebuilding and retrofitting transportation infrastructure for all modes, and...

2017 Outstanding Students of the Year

Each year at the annual winter meeting of the Transportation Research Board, during the Council of University Transportation Centers Banquet, the U.S. Department of Transportation recognizes outstanding students from the University Transportation Centers (UTC) for their achievements and...

Smart Infrastructure for Future Urban Mobility

Date: 10/18/2017, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM EDT

Speaker: Stephen F. Smith, Ph.D., Professor of Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University and head of the Intelligent Coordination and Logistics Laboratory

Organization: The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon...