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2009 News in Brief



MIT teams up with three universities in Singapore to develop smart, sustainable urban transportation solutions

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the National Research Foundation of Singapore announced a project to develop new models and tools for the planning, design and operation of sustainable future urban transportation. The five-year project will be led by Amedeo Odoni, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and of Civil and Environmental Engineering. At the heart of the Singapore project is SimMobility, a simulation platform with an integrated model of human and commercial activities, land use, transportation, environmental impacts, and energy use. This simulation will be linked with a range of networked computing and control technology-enabled mobility innovations. Read more.