2012 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Forum

September 6-7, 2012
Madison, Wisconsin


The final program for the 2012 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Forum is available for download.

Presentations and Other Materials

General Session: Research and the Development of Transportation Infrastructures: A Few Lessons from History (Bruce E. Seely, Michigan Technological University)

1-A Civil Engineering: Bridges

1-B Planning & Finance: Environmental Issues

1-C Traffic & Safety: Crashes and Crash Prevention

1-D Planning & Finance: Transportation Investments

Luncheon: Everyday Counts Initiative & Wis40 GRS Bridge Project (Scot Becker, Wisconsin DOT)

2-A Civil Engineering: Pavements

2-B Planning & Finance: Regional Freight Issues

2-C Traffic & Safety: Commercial and Large Vehicles

2-D Planning & Finance: Planning and Forecasting

3-A Civil Engineering: Geotechnical Issues

3-B Planning & Finance: Freight in the Midwest

3-C Traffic & Safety: Congestion Issues

Workshop: Conducting Research for State DOTs (Kimberley Dinkins, Diane Gurtner, Peg Lafky, and Daniel Yeh, Wisconsin DOT)

4-A Civil Engineering: Asset Management

4-B Planning & Finance: Global Freight Issues

4-C Traffic & Safety: Traffic Operations

Town Hall Discussion: Research Implementation Opportunities for the Mid-Continent Region


The 2012 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Forum is hosted by the Wisconsin Transportation Center and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT).

Additional sponsors include the National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE), the Midwest Regional University Transportation Center (MRUTC), the Institute for Transportation (INTRANS), the Wisconsin Traffic Operations Safety Laboratory, the Wisconsin Highway Research Program (WHRP), the Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute (GLMRI), the Recycled Materials Resource Center (RMRC), the Center for Transportation Research and Education (CTRE), the Construction Materials Support Center (CMSC), and the Iowa Department of Transportation.