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New England
University Transportation Center

News & Events

October 15, 2014
Dr. Bryan Reimer, Associate Director of the New England University Transportation Center and Research Scientist at the MIT AgeLab, presented at the Vermont Highway Safety Alliance Annual Meeting in Killington Vermont October 14, 2014. In his talk...
October 15, 2014
New England Center welcomed members of Staying Put, a grassroots voluntary group with a passion for Somerville Cambridge residents, especially those 55+. Staying Put raises awareness about the concepts and importance of universal design principles...
October 14, 2014
The New England Center is now accepting nominations for 2014 Outstanding Student of the Year Award. Nominations are due by October 31. One student from the New England University Transportation Center will be named the regional winner of the USDOT...
September 25, 2014
Joe Coughlin, Director of CTL’s New England University Transportation Center and founder of the AgeLab is featured by Fast Company Magazine in a special section sponsored by HP on the future of transportation. Coughlin discusses how the aging...
September 25, 2014
Automotive voice-command interfaces may require more visual engagement from drivers than previously thought, a recent series of MIT AgeLab / New England University Transportation Center studies have found. Vehicles are incorporating voice-command...
September 19, 2014
Doug Newcomb describes walking through Toyota’s Distracted Walking Dojo, a collaboration between Toyota, MIT AgeLab and the New England University Transportation Center. The experience is intended to demonstrate how using a device while...
September 18, 2014
The New England University Transportation Center sponsored AutomotiveUI 2014 today in Seattle, Washington. The Pacific NW Transportation Consortium collaborated in sponsorship with the New England Center. The conference is described below:...
July 25, 2014
The New England University Transportation Center convened the New England Regional Transportation Workforce Summit, hosted at the UMass Club in Boston, Massachusetts on September 26 and 27, 2013. John Collura of the University of Massachusetts...
July 10, 2014
AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer spoke at HMi 2014: Concepts & Systems on June 26 in Berlin. The event focused on human machine interfaces (HMIs) and more specifically, HMI concepts for autonomous driving, augmented reality, voice control...
July 10, 2014
The Washington Post featured a story on older driver safety education and new car technology. The article highlighted AARP's Driver safety Program, the largest older driver education program in the nation. Last year, New England Center director Joe...