Michigan Tech and UW-Superior are collaborating to host two summer transportation programs for high school students.

These programs are sponsored in part by CFIRE

Webinar: How the FAF Can Help You

March 28, 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:00-2:15pm Eastern The FHWA Office of Freight Management and Operations is holding a webinar on the Freight Analysis Framework. During this webinar, FHWA will offer practitioners in State departments of transportation, metropolitan/regional planning organizations, and other agencies an overview of how the FAF can make a difference. FHWA will outline the FAF‘s main [...]

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CFIRE Signs Agreement with Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center

March 26, 2014

Consortium of 10 universities believe South Mississippi Defense Corridor could save Defense Department millions in logistics costs The National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has signed an agreement with Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center to assist military planners in identifying the base as a critical [...]

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Developing Freight Performance Measures and Evaluating Freight Policies via GPS Truck Data

March 18, 2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 1:00pm – 2:00pm Eastern US Department of Transportation West Building Conference Center Rooms 8-9-10 Dan Pallme (Director, Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute, University of Memphis) will speak about Developing Freight Performance Measures and Evaluating Freight Policies via GPS Truck Data. Freight movement is a significant aspect of both the transportation planning and [...]

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2014 Future City Award

March 6, 2014

On Saturday, January 18th, 54 middle school teams of students from 25 southeastern Wisconsin participated in the 2014 Future City Wisconsin Regional Competition held at the MSOE Kern Center. This competition sponsored by STEM Forward and National Engineers Week introduces middle school students to engineering while they create a city of the future. Teams of [...]

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CFIRE Team Wins Case Competition

March 5, 2014

On February 27, a team of students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison took first place in a case competition at the 2014 Logistics, Trade and Transportation (LTT) Symposium in Gulfport, Mississippi. Teams of students were tasked with analyzing the impacts of the expansion of international freight capacity, such as the expansion of the Panama Canal, [...]

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Lock and Dam 8 Lockhouse Site Visit

February 21, 2014

On February 11, 2014 MAFC Program Manager Ernie Perry and CFIRE Executive Director Teresa Adams joined the ASCE NW branch for a site visit of Lock and Dam 8 at Genoa, Wisconsin. This lock is currently undergoing renovation and is completely dewatered, allowing attendees a unique opportunity to see the maintenance on the lock’s miter [...]

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