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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 as part of the TMP curriculum. These colloquia provide students with the opportunity to discuss transportation issues with leaders in the field. Each semester, the topic and guest speakers vary. Students also work in small groups on projects related to the topic at hand. The topic for the Spring 2015 colloquium focused on how transportation infrastructure is funded around the world.

About the TMP Practicum

In the Transportation Management and Policy (TMP) program, students take a practicum course where they work on a solution to a real-world transportation-related problem. At the Spring 2014 TMP program reception, practicum students presented the results of their project that focused on Community and Operating Impacts of a Satellite Garage for Metro Transit.

About the TMP Program

The Transportation Management and Policy (TMP) program prepares students for professional work with public sector transportation agencies, consulting firms, and other organizations concerned with sustainable transportation management and policy. CFIRE provides support and coordination for the TMP program and CFIRE Executive Director Teresa Adams serves as program chair.

For more information, visit the Transportation Management and Policy program page.

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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Spring 2015 Transportation Teacher Workshops

February 18, 2015

This exciting series of three workshops will focus on different modes of transportation, how to integrate into core curriculum, and enhance students’ awareness of career opportunities in transportation. All are 6-hour workshops on Saturdays and include field trips to cool places!  March 21, 2015: Urban Transportation. Tom Bruff, Transportation Planning Engineer, SE Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG). A look […]

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Transportation & Civil Engineering (TRAC) Educator Workshop

February 2, 2015

Michigan Technological University (MTU) Houghton, Michigan 8:00am – 3:30pm, March 5, 2015 Room 104, Great Lakes Research Center Note: This program is free, but spaced is limited to 15 attendees.  TO REGISTER: Contact Loret Roberts, CCISD, Tel: 906-482-0331 Email: What is TRAC? TRAC provides teachers with  hands-on tools for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and […]

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Minnesota Statewide Freight Summit/Symposium

November 19, 2014

The Center for Transportation Studies (CTS) at the University of Minnesota is hosting the Minnesota Statewide Freight Summit/Symposium. This meeting will be held on December 5, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This event aims to foster executive-level thought leadership between government and industry to develop a freight action plan that supports an efficient and competitive freight […]

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USDOT Town Hall Meeting

August 4, 2014

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT The US Department of Transportation is holding a National Town Hall Meeting with Secretary Foxx. A NATIONAL TOWN HALL MEETING: Moving from Uncertainty to Long-Term Transportation Investment. Please join U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx as he highlights his vision for our nation’s transportation system. During […]

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