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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

Director, Center for Design in Health
College of Design

Kathleen Harder's research has focused on the design of safer transportation environments. Issues explored in her research include reducing crashes at controlled rural intersections, human factors issues in head-up display design, and driver acceptance of delays at ramp meters.