This article was originally published by Clear Roads, July 2022.
Each spring, the Clear Roads Technical Advisory Committee meets to review research proposals and select new projects for funding. This year, the committee selected five projects:
Continue reading Clear Roads Selects 2022 Research Projects
MnDOT’s existing and future assets will become increasingly stressed by extreme weather patterns due to climate change. Minnesota’s assets are particularly vulnerable to projected precipitation increases and larger and more frequent extreme storm events.
Continue reading Webinar Recording: Extreme Flood Vulnerability Assessment Tool
The National Road Research Alliance (NRRA) is hosting “Spray on Rejuvenator Test Sections” on February 15 at 10 a.m. CST, presented by the Preventative Maintenance Team.
Continue reading Research Pays Off Webinar Series: Spray on Rejuvenator Test Sections
From a competitive pool of over 75 proposals, MnDOT and the Minnesota Local Road Research Board have funded 25 new research projects and are seeking volunteers to serve as Technical Advisory Panel members and help guide the research.
Continue reading State Research Program Funds Projects to Address Transportation Challenges
Register to join us at this year’s virtual CTS Transportation Research Conference on November 4!
The event will convene researchers and practitioners to explore the latest innovations in transportation research, implementation efforts, and engagement activities.
Highlights of this year’s event include:
- An opening keynote by Jonathan Foley, executive director of Project Drawdown, titled “Achieving Drawdown: A Hopeful, Science-Based Plan to Stop Climate Change.” In the presentation, Foley will discuss Project Drawdown’s comprehensive framework for addressing climate change, including the transportation industry’s role in pivoting to a better, more sustainable world.
- A panel discussion following Foley’s presentation focused on the intersection of transportation, sustainability, and climate change. Panelists will include Elise Harrington, assistant professor in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and Ashwat Narayanan, executive director of Our Streets Minneapolis.
- An afternoon keynote presented by Andrew Wishnia, deputy assistant secretary for climate policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy at the United States Department of Transportation.
- Fifteen concurrent sessions on topics including health and equity in transportation, lessons learned from COVID-19, CAVs, safety, electrification, shared mobility, transit impacts, and more.
The cost to attend is $75, which includes access to recordings of all conference sessions following the event. Registration information and a complete program are available on the conference web page.