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Self-driving vehicles: Despite expected benefits, concerns still exist
August 4, 2014

While more than half of Americans have favorable opinions about self-driving vehicles, most believe that humans are still better drivers...

Traffic death rates higher in Northern Plains, South
July 15, 2014

ANN ARBOR—While road safety nationwide has improved greatly in the last decade, traffic fatality rates are still generally higher in the...

Fuel economy: Small drop, but still near all-time high
July 7, 2014

Despite a slight dip in June, fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S. exceeded 25 mpg for the fifth straight month, say researchers...

UMTRI at Capitol Hill Technology Showcase
June 27, 2014

Representatives of the UMTRI were in Washington, D.C., this week at a Capitol Hill...

A tale of bikes and buses
June 26, 2014

SMART staffers Rebecca Guerriero and Logan Chadde traveled to the Philippines, China, Brazil, South Africa, and India to find out what...

SMART MobiPrize applications accepted until July 7
June 26, 2014

The MobiPrize (affectionately known as “the Mobi”) is an award honoring entrepreneurial ventures that are changing the world–-helping to...

Fuel economy of new vehicles at highest mark ever
June 5, 2014

Fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S. set another record high last month, say researchers at the University of Michigan...

New report considers a mileage fee to fund Michigan transportation system
May 15, 2014

A new report prepared by Sustainable Mobility & Accessibility Research & Transformation (SMART) for the Michigan Environmental...

Emissions from new vehicles at record low
May 7, 2014

Fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S. backed off its record high last month, but average monthly emissions are now at an all-time...

Industry leaders join U-M mobility transformation initiative
May 6, 2014

The University of Michigan's Mobility Transformation Center today announced that key industry leaders from a variety of sectors, including...

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