Transportation Resources at U-M
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
The Taubman College offers a master’s concentration in transportation planning.
Campus and Library
U-M’s Campus Information Center answers all kinds of questions related to transportation on campus.
Government Documents Center
Resources at U-M Library’s Government Documents Center can be searched and filtered by “transportation.”
U-M Library Special Collections
The Transportation History Collection is an important body of printed and visual materials on the history of transportation.
College of Engineering
Automotive Research Center
The Automotive Research Center conducts basic research to deliver state-of-the-art tools for the analysis, modeling and simulation environments for discovering and assessing ground vehicles technologies.
General Motors/University of Michigan Engine Systems Research Collaborative Research Laboratory
The laboratory provides the focal point for joint research between General Motors Research & Development and the University of Michigan.
Transportation infrastructure research projects are conducted within the College of Engineering.
Walter E. Lay Automotive Laboratory
Research is performed in the areas of engine combustion, emissions control, friction, fuel efficiency, vehicular hybrid propulsion and electronics design, and vehicle aerodynamics.
The campus sustainability effort works on strategies that enable the campus community and the university to reduce the environmental impact of transportation.
Center for Sustainable Systems
The Center, within the School of Natural Resources and Environment, is a leader in industrial-ecology research and education specializing in life-cycle assessment of human-built systems that rely on natural resources to provide for society's needs.
Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise
The Erb Institute fosters global sustainable enterprise through interdisciplinary research and education initiatives, including an acclaimed MBA/MS Program.
Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute
The Graham Institute is the University of Michigan's (U-M) gateway for discovering and engaging in the far reaching sustainability activities that permeate our university.
Michigan Memorial Phoenix Energy Institute
One of the MMPEI’s top priorities is to encourage and facilitate partnerships with industry, government, and other universities on research, education, and technology transfer. MMPEI will be the “energy front door” to the University of Michigan.
Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Research and Transformation (SMART)
SMART undertakes research, demonstration projects, education, and global learning exchange on a range of issues related to the future of transportation in city regions around the world.
Transportation Energy Center
The Transportation Energy Center is engaged in fundamental and applied research in the areas of advanced energy conversion and storage technologies.
Crash Response Training (CRASHEDU)
This is a site designed to train law enforcement, emergency medical services, and medical personnel to effectively use the crash information sent by Automated Crash Notification systems, developed by the automotive industry.
University of Michigan Program for Injury Research and Education (UMPIRE)
UMPIRE brings together investigators and educators from a wide variety of disciplines who share a common passion toward decreasing the heavy societal burden caused by injuries.
Center for the Study of Complex Systems
CSCS is a multi- and interdisciplinary program designed to encourage and facilitate research and education in the general area of nonlinear, dynamical, and adaptive systems. Its faculty represent nearly every college of the University.