Mission, Vision and Values

At UMTRI we are focused on multidisciplinary research to advance safe, equitable, and efficient transportation and mobility.  And we are using our expertise, our passion and 55 years of history to become the world’s foremost organization focusing on multidisciplinary transportation safety and mobility. Sustaining global leadership in transportation safety and mobility research is paramount.  Whether we are deploying connected and automated vehicles, researching cutting edge mobility solutions for all, or we are influencing polices and regulations that will reduce crashes and save thousands of lives around the world, we are focused on safe, equitable and efficient transportation for all. 

Mission

To conduct and disseminate multidisciplinary transportation research to advance safe, equitable, and efficient mobility.

Vision

To be the foremost research organization focusing on multidisciplinary transportation safety and mobility through our leadership, research, education, resources, and partnerships.

Values

IMPACT – Conducting research and education that improves peoples’ lives through safe, equitable, and efficient mobility.

INTEGRITY – Exhibiting personal and professional integrity as part of maintaining the highest standards in research excellence.

MULTIDISCIPLINARY COLLABORATION – Collaborating across multiple disciplines in order to produce the best outcomes.

CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION – Creating and implementing unique approaches to solve challenging mobility problems.

INCLUSIVENESS AND RESPECT – Actively seeking and valuing the contributions of all to ensure a welcoming and productive environment.