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 to improve transportation workforce development in the Midwest and across the United States.

Come for one and a half days packed with expert panels, roundtable discussions, and focused presentations that will inform and inspire new workforce development initiatives and innovative partnerships. There will be ample opportunities for networking and collaboration with MTWC staff and your peers.

For more information, visit the Summit page.

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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Spring 2015 TMP Reception

May 12, 2015

On Friday, May 8, 2015 the Transportation Management and Policy (TMP) colloquium and practicum students presented the results of their group projects to interested staff and faculty, as well as other students and representatives from Madison Metro. About the TMP Colloquium Students in the Transportation Management and Policy (TMP) program take two one-credit colloquium modules […]

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Next Generation Transportation for a Sustainable Future

May 5, 2015

Friday May 29, 2015 | 8:30am-4:00pm | Pyle Center | University of Wisconsin-Madison CFIRE is hosting a summit that focuses on Next Generation Transportation for a Sustainable Future. Expert panelists and keynote speaker Peter Greenberg (CBS News Travel Editor) will help frame the next generation of UW transportation research and its role in shaping sustainable […]

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