Teresa_AdamsCFIRE 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 professional organizations.

Dr. Adams was presented with the S.S. Steinberg Award at the ARTBA RED Annual Breakfast Meeting (6:30-8:30am on January 11, 2016) held in conjunction with the 2016 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

Join us in congratulating Dr. Adams on winning this prestigious award.

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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Fall 2015 CFIRE Rail Short Course Scholarships

August 20, 2015

The National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE) has teamed up with the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Engineering Professional Development to offer scholarships for rail-related short courses. Courses In the Fall 0f 2015, there are two courses eligible for CFIRE scholarships. Fundamentals of Railway Control and Signaling (September 16-17, 2015 in Madison, WI) Maintaining […]

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Next Generation Transportation for a Sustainable Future Summit Materials Now Available

June 3, 2015

The presentations, photographs, and other materials from the Next Generation Transportation for a Sustainable Future summit are now available. This summit brought together a group of expert panelists and engaged attendees from across and outside the transportation research field to consider how to create a culture of sustainability and how to focus transportation research at […]

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The Role of Freight Transportation in Economic Competitiveness

June 1, 2015

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) recently published the proceedings of a December 2014 conference that explored the trends in freight transportation and economic competitiveness, as well as global business models and supply chains. Sessions addressed modal perspectives on supply chains, transportation system resiliency, transportation and energy sector developments, and global freight supply-chain issues. CFIRE researchers presented a […]

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