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Ceremony marks official opening of Mcity

July 20, 2015

A formal ceremony and ribbon cutting were held July 20 to mark the official opening of U-M's Mcity--a 32-acre simulated urban and suburban environment specifically designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicles.

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Photo: MTC director Peter Sweatman addresses a standing-room only crowd at the grand opening ceremony of Mcity on July 20. Also pictured (from left) are U-M regent Shauna Ryder Diggs, U-M President Mark Schlissel, MDOT director Kirk Steudle, Rep. Debbie Dingell, Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Sen. Gary Peters, and Ann Arbor mayor Christopher Taylor.

Credit: Francine Romine, UMTRI