September 2012

Michigan Technological University
Houghton, Michigan

Michigan Tech is recruiting for several position in or supporting their transportation programs.

  • Tenure-track Faculty: Transportation Policy and/or Economics; or Multimodal Systems Analysis
  • Tenure-track Faculty: Concrete Materials
  • Senior Research Engineer: Rail Transportation
  • Senior Research Engineer: Transportation Analysis
  • Software Engineer

For more information about these positions, download the position listing or visit the MTU job postings page.

The new CFIRE consortium was well-represented at the 2012 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Forum. Consortium partners made a number of presentations, all of which are now available online:

National Dialogue on Freight Policy

September 18, 2012

The US DOT is soliciting ideas and feedback about elements of the national freight policy as outlined in MAP-21. A key component of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) is its focus on developing coordinated national freight policies. The purpose of National Online Dialogue on Freight Policy (September 13, 2012 to […]

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National Dialogue on Transportation Performance Measures

September 18, 2012

The US DOT is soliciting ideas and feedback about national performance measures for transportation. The cornerstone of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) is its focus on developing a performance and outcome-based federal transportation program. The National Online Dialogue on MAP-21 Transportation Performance Measures will run from September 13 to […]

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Illinois Soybean Association Calls for Infrastructure Improvements

September 17, 2012

The Illinois Soybean Association recently created a video that highlights the importance of transportation infrastructure — and the need for improvements to that infrastructure — for soybean growers, processors, and shippers. Illinois roads are in disrepair, many bridges are impassable by modern farm equipment because of weight restrictions, river locks are crumbling after being in […]

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CFIRE Grant Year 6 Projects

September 12, 2012

Projects for the sixth year of the first generation of CFIRE have been awarded and work is now underway. For more information about these projects, consult their individual project pages. CFIRE 06-01 Compass 2011 Data Analysis and Reporting CFIRE 06-02 Northwest Passage Permitting — Phase 3 CFIRE 06-03 Superhydrophobic Engineered Cementitious Composites for Highway Bridge […]

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2012 Mid-Continent Presentations Available

September 11, 2012

The presentations and conference materials from the 2012 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Forum — held September 6-7, 2012 in Madison, Wisconsin — are now available. Visit the 2012 Mid-Continent conference page for a complete listing and to download these materials.

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