Automation has the potential to improve traffic safety and offer other benefits to drivers, pedestrians and society as a whole. The ability of sensor systems aboard automated vehicles (AVs) to collect and provide information that guides decision-making can reduce traffic accidents and optimize traffic flows. CEE Associate Prof. Neda Masoud highlighted a project funded by […]
Automation Drives Transportation Studies to Improve Safety, Fuel Efficiency
$5M to enable remote, next-generation autonomous vehicle testing at Mcity
‘Mcity 2.0’ will give researchers, many without testing resources, remote access to the Mcity Test Facility—creating a more equitable playing field in mobility.
$9.95M for “smart intersections” across Ann Arbor
Technology embedded in existing infrastructure will provide data to connected and automated vehicles, bolstering safety.
Funding a new transportation revolution: Liu congressional testimony
Professor Henry Liu addresses House committee on the need for a national surface transportation research agenda.
How connected vehicles’ wipers could help prevent flooding
We’ve been promised all kinds of benefits from a future of connected vehicles, but flood control?
Combining the real and virtual worlds improves driverless vehicle testing
Augmented reality technology at the University of Michigan makes testing faster, cheaper, safer
Mcity demos: Self-driving cars can be even safer with connected technology
At the University of Michigan’s Mcity Test Facility, self-driving cars were part of a series of demonstrations that illustrated the key role connected technology can play in harnessing the safety benefits that self-driving vehicles promise.
Midwest USDOT Center for Connected and Automated Transportation established
$2.47 million midwest research center will conduct connected and automated vehicle research.
U-M opens Mcity test environment for connected and driverless vehicles
The University of Michigan today opened Mcity, the world’s first controlled environment specifically designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicle technologies that will lead the way to mass-market driverless cars.