Improving traffic signal timing with a handful of connected vehicles

Traffic at one of the intersections in Birmingham, MI.

Improving traffic signal timing with a handful of connected vehicles

Communities could reduce costs and cut vehicle emissions—all in the name of shortening your trip

Traffic at one of the intersections in Birmingham, MI.
Traffic drives through one of the 34 intersections that was part of the connected vehicle data study in Birmingham, MI on Friday, December 8th, 2023.
Photo by: Jeremy Little/Michigan Engineering,
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Imad Al-Qadi Receives Transportation Research Board’s Roy W. Crum Award

Imad Al-Qadi Receives Transportation Research Board’s Roy W. Crum Award

Research team wearing masks standing on fresh pavement

The Illinois Center for Transportation Director will be presented with the award at the 103rd annual meeting


Named for Roy W. Crum, who served as the Board’s director from 1928 until his death in 1951, the Crum Award recognizes outstanding achievement in the field of

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World’s first realistic simulated driving environment based on ‘crash-prone’ Michigan intersection

Photograph of the State Street Ellsworth Road Roundabout.

World’s first realistic simulated driving environment based on ‘crash-prone’ Michigan intersection

Real-time data collected at the two-lane roundabout will be used to efficiently test the safety of autonomous vehicles

Photograph of the State Street Ellsworth Road Roundabout.
Photograph of the State Street/Ellsworth Road roundabout which serves as the data collection site for U-M research in Ann Arbor on Thursday, December 1, 2022.
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Nature Publication on simulated vehicles that reduce cost and time of AV testing cover page of March 23, 2023 Issue

Nature Publication on simulated vehicles that reduce cost and time of AV testing cover page of March 23, 2023 Issue

Michigan Traffic Lab team working on a laptop at the Mcity Test Facility
From left, Xintao Yan, Haojie Zhu, Shengyin Shen, and Haowei Sun prepare to conduct an autonomous vehicle test run at Mcity on North Campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on Wednesday, January
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CCAT Renewed as USDOT Region 5 University Transportation Center

CCAT Renewed as USDOT Region 5 University Transportation Center

Photograph of an automated research vehicle moving through the American Center for Mobility Test track.
Test vehicle at the American Center for Mobility in Ypsilanti, MI

As part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, the U.S. Department of Transportation has renewed the Center for Connected and Automated Transportation (CCAT) as the Region 5 University Transportation Center. It is the first time that

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Zachary Jerome Receives Outstanding Student of the Year Award (SOYA) for 2023

Zachary Jerome Receives Outstanding Student of the Year Award (SOYA) for 2023

Headshot of Zachary Jerome, President of the Michigan Transportation Student Organization (MiTSO) for 2022-2023.
Headshot of Zachary Jerome, the 2023 Student of the Year from the Center for Connected and Automated Transportation (CCAT)

Every year, each USDOT-funded University Transportation Center (UTC) selects a Student of the Year which is awarded at the Council of University Transportation Centers

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CCAT Principal Investigator Appointed Interim Chair of U-M CEE Department

CCAT Principal Investigator Appointed Interim Chair of U-M CEE Department

Dr. Yafeng Yin, Department Chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Michigan
Photo: Megan Ocelnik/Michigan Engineering, Communications & Marketing

Yafeng Yin, Ph.D. has been appointed to be the interim chair at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the

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