Green Line and transit network improvements increase access to jobs

New analysis quantifies access to jobs since the Green Line's debut

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Ramp-metering upgrade reduces freeway delays

Based on a U of M study, MnDOT reconfigured Twin Cities’ ramp meters to be more in sync with real traffic conditions. (Photo: David Gonzalez, MnDOT)

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Investments in local roads show positive returns

A new study helps demonstrate the value transportation investment by quantifying its relationship to economic development. (Photo: David Gonzalez, MnDOT)

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Where can you walk to work?

A new Accessibility Observatory study ranks cities for accessibility to jobs by walking in 50 U.S. metro areas.

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Collecting data to help reduce roadway-departure crashes

U of M researchers have developed a low-cost system that could help gather the data needed for new technology to reduce road-departure crashes.

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The missing link: bike network quality boosts bike commuting

U of M researchers analyzed bike networks in 74 U.S. cities and found that factors such as connectivity and directness are important for predicting bike commuting.

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