Kate Ferguson, NDSU Ph.D. student in Transportation and Logistics has been named Director of Business Development for the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. She will be the first point of contact with the Port Authority for companies pursuing domestic and international trade opportunities. Additionally, Ferguson will work to develop...
Del Peterson and Elvis Ndembe SURTC has published a report highlighting the changes affecting public transportation in North Dakota's oil producing region. Population growth in western North Dakota from those seeking employment in the oil industry has led to substantial increases in personal income and transit ridership. Local survey...
Kimberly Vachal, Laurel Benson, and Andrew Kubas The statewide driver traffic safety survey provides baseline metrics for the Safety Division and others to use in understanding perceptions and self-reported behaviors related to focus issues.
In this issue you can find
information on graduate school news and recent/upcoming happenings in the transportation
field. This issue also includes a variety of upcoming transportation conferences, workshops, and
webinars you may be interested in.
When an accident happens, a first aid program that meets the requirements of the law and is tailored to the
type and size of the workplace can literally make the difference between life and death, or between recovery
and permanent disablement.
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.