University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

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The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute is committed to advancing safe and sustainable transportation for a global society.

Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the heart of the transportation industry, UMTRI partners with government and industry and draws on scholarly collaborations to deliver high-quality research and the deployment of solutions to critical transportation issues. Since 1965, UMTRI has conducted thousands or research projects, has collected hundreds of terabytes of data and is now the sixth largest research institute on the U-M campus in terms of research expenditures, bringing in over $20 million annually. UMTRI’s multidisciplinary research includes short- and long-term projects in areas involving accident-data collection and traffic-safety analysis, bioengineering, human factors, mechanical engineering, psychology, economics, and public policy.