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.

Heat map of accessibility of the Twin Cities

Study estimates accessibility to jobs by transit

A new report from the Accessibility Observatory estimates the accessibility to jobs by transit in 49 of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S.

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Meet a Researcher

Director of Roadway Safety Institute, Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Max Donath's most recent research has focused on applying sensors and control systems to reduce driver error and the resulting road fatalities. Other areas of interest include improved location sensing, collision avoidance, human interfaces that provide improved situation awareness to drivers, and reducing teen driver fatal crashes.