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New England
University Transportation Center

News & Events

May 21, 2015
MIT AgeLab research scientist and New England UTC associate director Bryan Reimer presented at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) forum Cognitive Distraction: What Were You Thinking? In his talk titled “An Evolving...
May 1, 2015
In a recent article on WSJ MarketWatch, New England UTC Director Joseph Coughlin writes on the role of livability on quality aging and retirement. Like real estate, Coughlin asserts that quality of life in retirement may be about "location,...
May 1, 2015
Investigators at MIT continue to make headway into the expanding field of driving behavior research with three presentations at the New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society’s Annual Student Conference earlier this month...
April 13, 2015
New England UTC associate director Bryan Reimer authored a study published in full on the journal of Ergonomics titled “Assessing the impact of typeface design in a text-rich automotive user interface”. Now the research has been used as...
March 17, 2015
MIT AgeLab research scientist and New England UTC associate director Bryan Reimer authored a blog piece for the Huffington Post entitled, "Chasing Glances". The piece discusses how a driver's attention is increasingly diverted to in-...
March 17, 2015
AgeLab research scientist and New England Center associate director Bryan Reimer spoke at SXSWInteractive about his ongoing typeface research. As screens and browser access appear in cars, how can glance time be minimized and information...
March 17, 2015
On Saturday, New England center associate director and AgeLab research scientist Dr. Bryan Reimer chaired a panel “Learning to Let Tech Take the Wheel“ at the C3 Connected Car Pavilion and Expo held in conjunction with SXSW...
March 16, 2015
We are excited to invite residents of the Boston metropolitan area to participate in a new survey on transportation and daily life during the historic winter storms that we recently experienced. The MIT AgeLab and New England University...
March 16, 2015
An article on Electronics Weekly discussed New England Center associate director and AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer's studies exploring how information on small digital displays can be most efficiently transferred. Read the article...
March 6, 2015
New England Center associate director Bryan Reimer was quoted in a recent BBC article about how car ownership may change in the future. Read the article here.