Jeremy Mattson, James Miller, and Jill HoughThe Federal Transit Administration and its partners have worked to build a transportation coordination infrastructure to improve community mobility. Recent efforts at coordinating human services transportation have focused on mobility management, emphasizing...
UGPTI Director Denver Tolliver provided an update on the Institute’s studies to the North Dakota Transportation Coalition. The update included an overview of several studies underway, a summary of results and remaining tasks and their timeline for completion.
The magazine this week highlighted a recent Federal Railroad Administration Report that was based largely on a 2013 Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute survey of regional and short line railroads. The survey indicated that the Class II and Class III railroads need more than $599 million in capital to meet their current infrastructure-improvement needs.
Steve Strege will be awarded the John M. Agrey Award. The Institute's highest award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the state of North Dakota through involvement with transportation. The award will be presented at the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute's Annual Awards Banquet held Oct. 16 where we honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the transportation industry in the region.
A campus building dedicated to transportation at NDSU would symbolically show that transportation is equal in importance to other disciplines and indicate that transportation is an accepted interdisciplinary academic field. The building would house NDSU's academic programs in transportation and logistics and provide a home for the UGPTI's research and outreach programs. The building would be a critical step forward in developing the intellectual capital necessary to plan, construct and operate the transportation systems of the 21st century.