Dedicated to solving metropolitan transportation problems through research, education and outreach.


A USDOT Tier 1 University Transportation Center (UTC) focusing on increasing the economic competitiveness of large metropolitan areas through improved transportation system performance.


A Volvo Research and Education Foundations Center of Excellence on urban freight. An international consortium of leading scholars, and private and public partners that develops solutions for urban freight problems.

National Center for Sustainable Transportation

A USDOT National UTC improving the sustainability of the nation’s transportation system by reducing greenhouse-gas emissions from passenger and freight travel.