Transportation research at the University of Minnesota covers the spectrum from basic to applied research, drawing on the many transportation-related disciplines within the University. The Center actively supports the formation of multidisciplinary research teams.
Research highlights at CTS for 2013-2014 include measuring accessibility, supporting statewide economic vitality, developing a "super hybrid" bus, warning drivers about safety hazards, spurring transit-oriented development, and improving Minnesota's transportation system.
CTS Councils provide a forum for transportation professionals and researchers to exchange information on current transportation issues and trends.
Director, Northland Advanced Transportation Systems Research Laboratory
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering (Duluth)
Eil Kwon is a transportation engineer focusing in the areas of traffic system operations, safety and design. His main research interest is the development of intelligent transportation systems that can reduce congestion and improve safety and livability.