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Regional UTCs
 

Region 1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
New England University Transportation Center
Center Theme Contact Information
The New England Center focuses its research investments on safety and livable communities. With an emphasis on highways and transit, three integrated technology research categories are addressed by the Center's research, education and technology transfer activities: ubiquitous intelligence, big data and user performance across the lifespan.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, E40-279
Cambridge, MA 02139

Phone: (617) 253-4978
Website: utc.mit.edu
 


Region 2

City University of New York
University Transportation Research Center
Center Theme Contact Information
Functioning as a consortium of seventeen major Universities throughout the USDOT Region 2, the University Transportation Research Center's primary focus is the stewardship, management, planning, and future evolution of transportation systems, in the face of emerging policy challenges. 

University Transportation Research Center
Marshak Hall, Room 910
The City College of New York
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

Phone: (212) 650-8087
Website: www.utrc2.org


Region 3

Penn State University
Mid-Atlantic University Transportation Center
Center Theme Contact Information
MAUTC is a regionally-based, six-university consortium that conducts surface transportation research related to planning, design, operations, safety, and infrastructure.  

Mid-Atlantic University Transportation
Center
The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania
Transportation Institute
The Pennsylvania State University
201 Transportation Research Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-863-3954 
Website: http://www.mautc.psu.edu/ 


Region 4 

University of Florida
Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development
and Education Center (STRIDE)
Center Theme Contact Information
The STRIDE regional consortium focuses on research, education, workforce development and technology transfer activities in three major areas critical to the needs of the southeastern U.S.: safety, livable communities and economic competitiveness.

Southeastern Transportation
Research, Innovation, Development
and Education Center (STRIDE)
University of Florida
365 Weil Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: (352) 392-9537, Ext. 1452
Website: http://www.stride.
ce.ufl.edu/


Region 5 

Purdue University
NEXTRANS Center
Center Theme Contact Information
Integrated and sustainable transportation solutions for policy, planning, design implementation, operations, maintenance and management.

NEXTRANS Center
3000 Kent Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47906-1075

Phone: (765) 496-9726
Website: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/nextrans


Region 6 

Texas A&M University
Southwest Region University Transportation Center
Center Theme Contact Information
Sustainable transportation solutions to enhance economic prosperity and the quality of life.

Southwest Region University Transportation Center
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Texas A&M University
3135 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3135

Phone: (979) 845-8545
Website: swutc.tamu.edu


Region 7 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Mid-America Transportation Center
Center Theme Contact Information
Improving safety and minimizing risk associated with increasing multi-modal freight movement on the U.S. surface transportation system.

Mid-America Transportation Center
Whittier Research Center
2200 Vine Street
Suite 262
Lincoln, NE 68583-0851

Phone: (402) 472-1992
Website: matc.unl.edu


Region 8 

North Dakota State University
Mountain-Plains Consortium (MPC)
Center Theme Contact Information
Multimodal transportation, energy and sustainable development. Mountain-Plains Consortium (MPC)
North Dakota State University
P.O. Box 5074
430 IACC Building
Fargo, ND 58105

Phone: (701) 231-7190
Website: www.mountain-plains.org


Region 9 

University of California, Berkeley
University of California Transportation Center (UCTC)
Center Theme Contact Information
The UCTC consortium focuses on environmental sustainability, economic competitiveness, and livability — and, importantly, the connections between them.

University of California
Transportation Center (UCTC)
2614 Dwight Way, 2 Floor -
Room #206
Berkeley, CA 94720

Phone: (510) 642-1695
Website: www.uctc.net


Region 10 

University of Washington
Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans)
Center Theme Contact Information
PacTrans is focused on developing safe and sustainable solutions for the diverse transportation needs of the Pacific Northwest, including interaction among users, vehicles, roadway, and the environment.

Pacific Northwest Transportation
Consortium (PacTrans)
112 More Hall
Box 352700
Seattle, WA 98195-2700

Phone: (206) 616-2696
Website: www.pactrans.org

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Tier 1 UTCs

Carnegie Mellon
The Technologies for Safe and Efficient Transportation (T-SET)
University Transportation Center
Center Theme Contact Information

The Technologies for Safe and Efficient Transportation (T-SET) University Transportation Center focuses on technologies that  will make all modes of surface transportation safer and more efficient through in-vehicle
and infrastructure safety technologies, human factors and large-scale mobility and data analytics.

The Technologies for Safe and
Efficient Transportation (T-SET) University Transportation Center
Collaborative Innovation Center
2203
Carnegie Mellon University
4720 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: (412) 268-8707
Website: utc.ices.cmu.edu

Georgia Institute of Technology
National Center for Transportation Systems Productivity and Management (NCTSPM)
Center Theme Contact Information
Transportation systems performance and management, including addressing the critical interactions between safety, infrastructure and services, and economic competitiveness.

National Center for Transportation
Systems Productivity and 
Management (NCTSPM)
Georgia Institute of Technology
790 Atlantic Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332

Phone: 404-894-0404
Website: http://www.nctspm.
gatech.edu/

Marshall University
Transportation Infrastructure Systems
Center Theme Contact Information
Innovations in multimodal freight and passenger transportation systems and infrastructure to foster sustainable economic development.

Transportation Infrastructure Systems
112 Gullickson Hall
18th St. & 3rd Ave.
Huntington, WV 25755‐2586

Phone: (304) 696‐6043
Website: Inactive

Mississippi State University
National Center for Intermodal Transportation
Center Theme Contact Information
Promoting development of an integrated, economically competitive, efficient, safe, secure, and sustainable national intermodal transportation network for both freight and passenger mobility.

National Center for Intermodal Transportation for Economic Competitiveness (NCITEC)
Mississippi State University
McCain Hall
479-2 Hardy Rd.,
PO Box 9542
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Phone: (662) 325-7624
Website: www.ncitec.msstate.edu

Portland State University
National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC)
Center Theme Contact Information
NITC's theme is safe, healthy, and sustainable transportation choices to foster livable communities. NITC emphasizes all modes of transportation, including bicycling, walking, personal vehicles, transit, and freight.    

National Institute for Transportation
and Communities (NITC)
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-07514

Phone: (503) 725-2855
Website: http://nitc.trec.pdx.edu/

Rutgers University
Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT)
Center Theme Contact Information
The CAIT consortium comprises leading academic institutions and a national network of laboratories addressing all key aspects of the state of good repair, as well as the promotion of safety and economic competitiveness.

Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT)
Rutgers, The State University
of New Jersey
100 Brett Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8058

Phone: (848) 445-2999
Website: cait.rutgers.edu

University of Idaho
Transportation for Livability by Integrating Vehicles and the Environment (TranLIVE)
Center Theme Contact Information
TranLIVE (Transportation for Livability by Integrating Vehicles and the Environment) is a university research
collaboration focused on developing technologies to reduce the environmental impact of the transportation system.

TransLive
University of Idaho
115B Engineering/Physics Bldg.
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, ID 83844-0901

Phone: (208) 885-2957
Website: www.tranliveutc.org

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
National University Rail Center (NURail)
Center Theme Contact Information
The National University Rail (NURail) Center consortium's focus is improving and expanding rail engineering and transport education, research, workforce development, and technology transfer in the U.S.

National University Rail Center (NURail)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1245 Newmark Civil 
Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: (217) 244-6338
Website: http://www.nurailcenter.org/

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Tier 1 Transit UTCs 

San Jose State University
Mineta Transportation Institute
(MNTRC Lead University)
Center Theme Contact Information
MNTRC focuses on addressing policy and technical matters to deliver solutions that improve public transportation.

Mineta Transportation Institute
(MNTRC Lead University)
210 North 4th Street, 4th Floor
San Jose, CA 95112

Phone: (408) 924-7561
Website: transweb.sjsu.edu/mntrc

University of South Florida
National Center For Transit Research
Center Theme Contact Information
Making public transportation and alternative forms of transportation, including managed lanes, safe,
effective, efficient, desirable, and secure.

National Center For Transit Research
4202 E. Fowler Avenue, USF – CUT 100
Tampa, FL 33620-5375

Phone: (813) 974-9797
Website: www.nctr.usf.edu

 
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Last updated: Friday, May 15, 2020