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MTO research focuses on testing and evaluation of new transportation management and operational strategies and traveler information technologies.

Traffic Management

MTO lab

Improving the management of transportation networks through simulation and modeling.

Traffic Safety


Investigating and improving the safety and mobility of transportation networks.

Transportation Planning

Developing tools and techniques that bring complex planning issues into clear perspective.

Emerging Technologies


Joining technological innovations with transportation systems to improve safety and efficiency.

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