USDOT Allots Over $60M to Support University-Based Transportation Research

The Department of Transportation is investing over $60M for 32 university transportation centers to address transportation-related issues. UTCs, each representing a university, conduct research on issues in the national, regional and local levels of transportation, USDOT said Tuesday.

“The Department continues to invest in the future of American transportation by funding these research efforts at leading institutions of higher education,” said Elaine Chao, secretary of transportation.

Grant recipients include national, regional and first tier UTCs including those representing Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Michigan and Cornell University.

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