Planning, Policy & Institutions

Sustainability and Environment

Urban Planning, Design and Policy

Economics and Finance

Researchers at MIT are at the forefront of today's profound changes in mobility and transportation. From helping cities shape sustainable travel behavior to harnessing artificial intelligence to improving network performance to designing automated and electric vehicles, MIT researchers are pushing the boundaries of technology and system development and leading analytical and computational innovation--while simultaneously driving emerging conversations about changing objectives and institutions. The themes below exhibit the wide-ranging research underway at the Institute. 
Research Themes

Systems & Operations

Public Transport

Freight and Logistics

Air Transportation

Networks and Systems

Emerging Mobility

Vehicles and Energy

Analytics & Computation

Operations Research and Statistics

Automation, Control and Artificial Intelligence

Behavior and Demand Modeling

Big Data, Visualization and Media


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