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.

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Bicycle commuting improves public health, reduces medical costs

A new study by U of M researchers shows that bicycle commuting in the Twin Cities metro area reduces chronic illness and preventable deaths, saving millions of dollars annually in medical costs.

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Meet a Researcher

Associate Professor
Carlson School of Management

Karen Donohue's research focuses on methods for coordinating inventory and distribution decisions across supply chains. Recently, she has investigated the impact of competition on outsourcing decisions and behavioral issues in supply chain management.