Urban Mobility & Equity Center
The Urban Mobility & Equity Center (UMEC) conducts research to improve urban mobility of people and goods in an environmentally sustainable and equitable manner. Based at Morgan State University, UMEC includes the University of Maryland and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).
The Urban Mobility & Equity Center (UMEC) is federally funded as a Tier 1 research center through the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $1,402,200 grant to the three-university consortium led by Morgan State University. In addition to Morgan, the consortium includes the University of Maryland and the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). Awarded in 2016, the grant is one of 35 five-year grants awarded under the University Transportation Center (UTC) program. Learn more about our mission statement and who we are.