February 2012

The Congressional Research Service has published Surface Transportation Reauthorization in the 112th Congress: Summary and Sources, which outlines the provisions in the two current versions of surface transportation legislation: H.R. 7 (American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act) and S. 1813 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century; MAP-21).

New Final Reports

by Steve Wagner on February 13, 2012

Researchers have recently completed a number of projects and issued final reports.

  • Understanding Freight Land-Use Interrelationships (CFIRE 02-07)
  • Low Carbon Logistics through Supply Chain Design and Coordination (CFIRE 03-06)
  • Freight Model Improvement Project for ECWRPC (CFIRE 03-08)
  • A Novel Abutment Construction Technique for Rapid Bridge Construction (CFIRE 03-12)
  • Nanoporous Thin-film Additives to Improve Precast Concrete Construction of Transportation Facilities (CFIRE 03-13)
  • North/West Passage Corridor-Wide Commercial Vehicle Permitting – Phase 2 (CFIRE 05-02)

You can also view a list of all the completed projects funded by CFIRE.

2012 Wisconsin Regional Future City Competition

February 6, 2012

The 19th Annual Future City Competition was held at the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Kern Center on Saturday, January 21.  Forty-two teams competed for the regional title and an all-expenses paid trip to the National Future City Competition Finals, February 17-22, 2012. This year, students were tasked with choosing an energy source and designing a […]

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