Salt-tolerant sod and seed mixes bring greener roadsides to Minnesota

A U of M team has been working to identify the best seed and sod for use along Minnesota’s roadsides, where grass must be able to withstand extreme stresses.

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Timber bridge safety inspections improve

Researchers have identified new advanced inspection techniques and equipment for timber bridges and developed implementation strategies.

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Travel behavior study shows drivers are spending less time traveling

The first study in a five-part series explored how changes in the accessibility of destinations have changed travel behavior in the past 20 years.

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Transportation and supply chain decisions are key to reducing carbon emissions

A U of M study found that firms could reduce their carbon footprint without significantly increasing their costs.

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Transit shelters and amenities affect perceived wait times

Several factors can have a measurable impact on bus riders’ perceptions of wait times.

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New model helps improve intersection safety

The model helps engineers make informed decisions about when to use flashing yellow arrows signals for left turns.

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