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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Green Line light-rail corridor: new model helps analyze congestion impacts on nearby roads

Researchers used a highly complex traffic model of the entire Twin Cities metropolitan area to examine the Green Line’s congestion impacts.

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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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