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UMTRI Research Review: A SMART vision for urban transportation

January 4, 2010

The latest issue of UMTRI Research Review is now available. Newsletter highlights include the following:

A SMART Vision for Urban Transportation
Reinventing urban transportation lies at the heart of U-M's SMART program. SMART managing director Susan Zielinski discusses the critical role transportation plays in an increasingly urbanized society.

Keeping Teen Drivers Safe
Researchers from several countries gathered at U-M in 2009 to evaluate the latest research on teen driver safety. UMTRI research professor Ray Bingham shares symposium highlights.

Human Factors Engineering Short Course Marks 50 Years
More than 3,000 students have taken this flagship continuing education course for the human factors profession since it began at Ohio State University in 1959. UMTRI research professor Paul A. Green explains why the course is so popular.

Technology and Distracted Driving
UMTRI research scientist David W. Eby provides insight on the use of technology in vehicles. Eby joined experts from around the country at a national summit on distracted driving.

Also in this issue are highlights from the Automotive Analysis Division's most recent conference, the official launch of the U-M Center for Injury Prevention among Youth, UMTRI staff awards, recent UMTRI publications, and upcoming events.

See UMTRI Research Review