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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.

2013-14 Research Highlights

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.

Watch the 2014 research highlights video


Meet a Researcher

Professor Emeritus
Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering

Panos Michalopoulos has more than 30 years of experience in traffic engineering, management, operations and control. His main research areas include modeling of traffic flow dynamics, traffic flow theory, traffic simulation and control, and the development of advanced traffic management systems.