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Transportation Solutions to Move Your World
The Center for Transportation Research (CTR) has been a nationally and internationally recognized research entity at The University of Tennessee since 1972. Today, CTR has over $10M in sponsored programs, providing increased opportunities for students and researchers. Considering the breadth of our transportation system, the quality of newly graduated transportation students must be of the highest caliber. CTR supports the Tickle College of Engineering’s mission to supply well-educated transportation students to a growing field of transportation professionals.
CTR’s Kevin Heaslip Leads New NSF Partnership
TEAM TN is a partnership with the National Science Foundation and is an alliance of academics, industry, and technical societies, led by The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. TEAM TN seeks to place Tennessee in the vanguard of transportation electrification and digitization while reducing reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources, mitigating greenhouse gas emissions, and creating a more equitable transportation system. TEAM TN will create a self-sustaining innovation ecosystem where advanced industries and Tennessee communities thrive and will include a large and diverse array of innovation assets.
- E-bike incentives are a costly way to cut carbon emissions, but they also promote health, equity and cleaner airE-bikes have captured widespread attention across the U.S., and for good reason. They are the most energy-efficient way to move from place to place, providing exercise in the process, and… Read more: E-bike incentives are a costly way to cut carbon emissions, but they also promote health, equity and cleaner air
- Heavier vehicles on U.S. roadways putting strain on guardrails during crashes, study findsA new study has highlighted a concerning safety issue. As the vehicles on the roadways in the United States have gotten heavier, the guardrails are not functioning as well when… Read more: Heavier vehicles on U.S. roadways putting strain on guardrails during crashes, study finds
- Deb Crawford discusses foundation for success at TEAM TN SummitDay one of the event is in the books after presentations and “asks” from several speakers. Now, the hard work begins. Deb Crawford clearly outlined the opportunities and challenges that… Read more: Deb Crawford discusses foundation for success at TEAM TN Summit