Consortium member, the Transportation and Logistics Management Research Center at the University of Wisconsin–Superior has hosted its second successful Transportation Day for Girl Scouts. By partnering with a local council of the Girl Scouts, Dr. Richard Stewart, the center’s director, has developed the day-long event that brings elementary and middle-school-aged girls to the UW–Superior campus to explore careers in transportation.

Transportation Day for Girl Scouts

CFIRE Sponsors UW-Superior Transportation Day for Girl Scouts

Stewart together with research associate, Cassie Roemhildt, built on knowledge shared by the Women in Trucking Association and pulled-in support from industry sponsors as well as from the National Center for Freight & Infrastructure Research & Education (CFIRE) to create this event.

This program was featured in the Midwest Transportation Workforce Center’s Success Stories Campaign at The full story can be read here.

TMP Student Projects Provide Planning Tool for Cities and a Survey of Drone Uses

July 8, 2016

A tool with real-world applications for city planners as well as a robust survey of drone technologies were the highlights of the Spring 2016 end-of-semester symposium of the Transportation Management and Policy (TMP) program. The students presented their work on May 6th to a gathering of interested staff, faculty, other students, and a representative of […]

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GIS Offers Powerful Insights for Researchers Hoping to Guide Transportation Policy

May 20, 2016

Several CFIRE projects were used to illustrate unique uses of Geographical Information System (GIS) data for a diverse group of people at the 2016 UW-Madison Geospatial Summit. The annual event brings together people interested in using GIS data in a wide range of fields. Ben Zietlow shared several case studies from a variety of research […]

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Adams Receives S.S. Steinberg Award from ARTBA

January 6, 2016

CFIRE Executive Director Teresa Adams has been selected to receive the 2015 S.S. Steinberg Award by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). The S.S. Steinberg Award, named for the founding president of the ARTBA Research and Education Division (RED), recognizes an individual who has made important contributions to education, academia, the construction industry, and […]

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You’re Invited: Wisconsin Transportation Reception

December 1, 2015

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Register for the MTWC Summit Today!

November 23, 2015

Midwest Transportation Workforce Summit: Addressing the Future Now! December 7-8, 2015 Fluno Center University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wisconsin Join the Midwest Transportation Workforce Center (MTWC) in Fall 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin for the Midwest Transportation Workforce Summit. The MTWC will convene public- and private-sector stakeholders in transportation, education, economic development, and other areas as we continue to work […]

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Webinar: Rail Ballast Stabilization Research and Industry Partnership

November 12, 2015

November 13, 2015 10-11am CST The U.S. railroad system is the backbone of our nation’s transportation and freight network. The rail system’s integrity is vital for our country’s economic growth and stability, and any failure in the system can have substantial consequences. The University of Wisconsin has been conducting a study on the stabilization of […]

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