I-80 in eastern Iowa, 2008. Photo: © Keven Arrowsmith, Iowa DOT
I-80 in eastern Iowa, 2008. Photo: © Keven Arrowsmith, Iowa DOT
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Gov. Branstad views InTrans display at State Capitol

February 21, 2017

The Institute for Transportation participated in Iowa State University’s Day at the Capitol on February 21 with a display. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad stopped to visit with Skylar Knickerbocker, who explained the work of REACTOR (Real Time ...

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Skylar Knickerbocker, InTrans research engineer, and Governor Branstad

5 Questions with Travis Hosteng concerning the National Center for Wood Transportation Structures

February 14, 2017

Working primarily with the Bridge Engineering Center at Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation, Travis Hosteng serves as the lead timber research engineer for bridges and structures, working with practitioners in ...

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Travis Hosteng

Ellen Nightingale, 2016–2017 Trinect Fellow, learns true meaning of education

February 13, 2017

“It worked!” said one student in Jeff Wenke’s elementary classroom at Studebaker Elementary in Des Moines, Iowa.

Ellen Nightingale, a transportation engineering student from Iowa State University's Institute for ...

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Ellen Nightingale

Go! Magazine releases February issue highlighting transportation through the centuries

February 03, 2017

Go! Magazine (http://www.go-explore-trans.org/) is a free, not-for-profit, online magazine that produces articles about the unique, interesting, crazy, awesome, and expanding world of transportation.

Each month, Go! ...

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Go! Magazine releases January issue highlighting severe weather and transportation

January 10, 2017

Go! Magazine (http://www.go-explore-trans.org/) is a free, not-for-profit, online magazine that produces articles about the unique, interesting, crazy, awesome, and expanding world of transportation.

Each month, Go! ...

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Iowa LTAP is part of coordinated statewide traffic safety effort

December 28, 2016

Iowa is setting the bar high related to traffic safety. The state’s Multidisciplinary Safety Team (MDST) Program, a coordinated effort between the Iowa Department of Transportation, Iowa Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), and the ...

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Theresa Litteral, statewide MDST facilitator

Iowa LTAP study puts together impacts of traffic signs in one publication

December 14, 2016

The safety and operational impacts of traffic signs can now be found in one publication recently produced by the Iowa Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) located at Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation.

The ...

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Stop signs were part of the LTAP study.

Five Questions with...Jennifer Shane

December 13, 2016

Jennifer Shane

Jennifer Shane is an associate professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at Iowa State University. She also is the director of the Construction Management ...

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Jennifer Shane (Photo: Kate Tindall, ISU CCEE)

Bridge Engineering Center awarded $2.1 million grant as partner in US DOT University Transportation Center

December 12, 2016

The Bridge Engineering Center (BEC) at Iowa State University has again received a major U.S. Department of Transportation grant as a partner in a Tier I University Transportation Center that will address an important infrastructure challenge ...

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Brent Phares, Bridge Engineering Center director

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