Crossroads is a collaborative effort among the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Office of Research & Innovation, the University of Minnesota’s Center for Transportation Studies and the Minnesota Local Road Research Board. This jointly-administered blog is devoted to highlighting the latest news and events in transportation research and innovation in Minnesota.

About the Center for Transportation Studies:


The Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Minnesota solves old transportation problems in innovative new ways. The Center convenes diverse communities to brainstorm, debate, share, learn, and act. And CTS partners with local, state, national, and global transportation professionals, stakeholders, businesses, and leaders to move new ideas from research to reality. Learn more on our website.

About MnDOT Research Services & Library:

Research Services & Library manages transportation research projects on behalf of the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota Local Road Research Board. Our engineers and administrators help identify research needs for transportation practitioners, solicit the research proposals, and then administer research projects throughout their life cycles — from idea all the way to implementation. Learn more on our website.

About the Local Road Research Board:

The Local Road Research Board brings important developments to city and county transportation engineers, ranging from new ways to determine pavement strength to innovative methods for engaging the public. Learn more on our website.


The views and opinions expressed in this blog are strictly those of the page author(s) or individual commentators, and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Minnesota Department of Transportation or the University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies.

Copyright statement

Authors of Crossroads blog posts assign to Crossroads the non-exclusive right to publish and distribute their text electronically and to archive and make it permanently retrievable. Copyright remains with the author or author’s organization.

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Minnesota transportation research blog

%d bloggers like this: