New light-rail transit leads to sizable increase in nearby housing values

U of M researchers found that the Green Line lifted the values of houses within a quarter mile of stations in St. Paul.

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Charting a path toward automated speed enforcement

Automated speed enforcement is a promising but contentious countermeasure. U of M researchers are studying its potential deployment in Minnesota.

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Reducing speeds to improve safety for work-zone flaggers

To keep work-zone flaggers safe on the job, U of M researchers are looking for better ways to capture drivers’ attention—and compel them to slow down.

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Work-zone warnings could soon be delivered to your smartphone

Thanks to a new app being developed by U of M researchers, drivers may soon receive work-zone warnings on their smartphone.

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Volunteer driver programs at risk from changing demographics, ridesharing services

Changing demographics and the rise of ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft could put many volunteer driving programs at risk.

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Building partnerships with tribal communities to improve safety

U of M researchers are working with tribes across Minnesota to understand and mitigate transportation safety risks on tribal lands.

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