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Transportation Week Events Planned

Posted: May 11, 2005

A celebration luncheon and a series of video seminars presented over the Transportation Learning Network highlight National Transportation Week events scheduled for May 16-20. The events are hosted by the Mountain-Plains Consortium.

The luncheon is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Thursday May 19 in the NDSU Alumni Center. According to Denver Tolliver, consortium director, the event is an opportunity for campus researchers and area transportation professionals to celebrate transportation advances and share ideas. Grant Levi, deputy director of the North Dakota Department of Transportation is the keynote speaker.

Anyone wishing to attend the luncheon should R.S.V.P. to Kathy McCarthy at (701)231-7767 or e-mail kathy.mccarthy@ndsu.edu by Monday, May 16.

Planned seminar topics include intermodal transportation and computer traffic simulation, the use of recycled glass in road bases, and interfaces between tribal and state transportation planning.

The consortium (MPC) is one of 10 competitively selected University Transportation Center programs sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation and is headquartered at the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute at NDSU. Other universities in the consortium are Colorado State University, the University of Utah and the University of Wyoming.

Published in NDSU's staff newsletter
It's Happening at State
May 11, 2005

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