Director - UGPTI
Program Director - MPC
Denver Tolliver is the director of the Mountain-Plains Consortium (MPC), the director of the interdisciplinary graduate program in Transportation & Logistics, and a senior research fellow at the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute. In addition to his research and administrative activities, he teaches the following graduate courses: Transportation Systems I, Transportation Systems II, Transportation Logistics, and Research in Transportation & Logistics. He also helps teach Railroad Planning and Design.
During his career, Dr. Tolliver has served as principal investigator for more than 30 USDOT, USDA, and state research grants, and testified before the Interstate Commerce Commission or Surface Transportation Board on 22 occasions. He has published more than 50 technical reports and journal articles, and authored a book on highway impact assessment techniques. Dr. Tolliver's primary research interests are freight transportation, highway system planning, and environmental impact analysis. He has served on the Local and Regional Railroad Freight Committee of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) and is past president of the Agricultural and Rural Transportation Chapter of the Transportation Research Forum.
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