CTRE: Center for Transportation Research and Education

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Address: 2711 South Loop Drive, Suite 4700, Ames, IA 50010-8664
Phone: 515-294-8103
Fax: 515-294-0467
E-mail: InTrans Communications ~ InTrans Webmaster

CTRE is an Iowa State University center administered by the Institute for Transportation.

Latest News

New Traffic Operations Laboratory at Institute
for Transportation

AMES, Iowa Over two years ago, the Iowa Department of Transportation Director, Paul Trombino, brought forth a focus in traffic operations to an organization that was primarily focused on infrastructure issues. In partnership with the Institute for Transportation (InTrans) at Iowa State University (ISU), a goal was set to establish a traffic operations laboratory which would serve as a focal point for engaging faculty, staff, and students in operations research and innovation. Read more...

Coming May 2015: Students to study international transportation perspectives in
exotic Istanbul

Transportation engineering is an increasingly global profession. For two weeks in May 2015, Iowa State students are invited to study advanced topics in transportation engineering at English-language Boğaziçi University in magical, metropolitan Istanbul, Turkey. Read more...

CTRE researchers create new knowledge and practical tools for transportation professionals in the areas of safety, infrastructure management systems, and sustainability. CTRE’s safety research runs the gamut from work zones to safer roadway designs to tools for analyzing crash data. Researchers investigate issues such as energy efficiency and air quality. They also create asset management tools for pavement marking, signs, and bridges for the Iowa Department of Transportation.

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Last updated: November 3, 2014

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