Laurie McGinnis, Director, Center for Transportation Studies
The objective of this project is to continue support of a working Board and related committees for the Transportation Engineering and Road Research Alliance (TERRA) organization. The main goal of TERRA is to bring the public, private, and academic sectors together to create more opportunities in the pavement research industry. Key actions will be the implementation and communication of road-related research. While the primary focus will be to expand pavement-related research opportunities, other compatible transportation engineering research will be pursued. The Board enhances the partnership between all organizations and provides a leadership organization for the industry. The Board will facilitate a more comprehensive research program with increased strategic focus on using the MnROAD test facility and associated resources for pavement-related research.