2019 CTS Annual Report

We all benefit. 

Impacts Report 2019

2019 CTS report cover

Full annual report (PDF)


Laurie McGinnisEveryone benefits from transportation…which means everyone benefits from transportation research. The University of Minnesota provides a wellspring of ideas to make transportation better, and it prepares the workforce to put those ideas to work. Following are some highlights from FY19.

— Laurie McGinnis, CTS director


2019 revenues breakdown

Revenues: $15,490,000

Federal 16%

State of Minnesota 43%

Regional/Local 15%

University of Minnesota 12%

Other 14%



5             patents/licenses applied for; 3 granted

16          proposals secured by interdisciplinary research teams

22          new products or practices developed

104        peer-reviewed publications

172        active projects



63          committees, councils, and other stakeholder groups


191        media stories referencing U transportation research

               and outreach

4,063    participants at events



23          U students in CTS-facilitated internships

36          Ph.D. and master’s graduates

497        K-12 students in CTS activities

5,936    participants in customized training and technical

                  assistance programs

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