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2016 UTC Grantees

National UTCs

Regional UTCs

Tier 1 UTCs

Map of 2016 Grantees

National UTCs – FY 16 Funding Amount $2,804,300 per Center.

Mobility 21: National University Transportation Center for Improving Mobility
Improving Mobility of People and Goods
Carnegie Mellon University – Lead
Consortium Members:
  • Community College of Allegheny County
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Ohio State University
National Institute for Transportation & Communities
Improving Mobility of People and Goods
Portland State University – Lead
Consortium Members:
  • Oregon Institute of Technology
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Utah
National Center for Sustainable Transportation
Preserving the Environment
University of California, Davis - Lead
Consortium Members:
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Vermont
Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety
Promoting Safety
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Lead
Consortium Members:
  • Duke University
    • Florida Atlantic University
    • University of California at Berkeley
    • University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Safety Through Disruption (SafeD): Goal Zero
Promoting Safety
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University – Lead
Consortium Members:
  • San Diego State University
  • Texas A&M University

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Regional UTCs – FY 16 Funding Amount $2,570,600 per Center

Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center
Reducing Congestion – Region 4
University of Florida – Lead
Consortium Members:
  • Auburn University
  • The Citadel
  • Florida International University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Jackson State University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Tennessee Technological University
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

USDOT Center for Connected Automated Transportation
Promoting Safety – Region 5
University of Michigan – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Central State University
  • Purdue University
  • University of Akron
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Washtenaw Community College

Transportation Consortium of Southcentral States
Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure – Region 6
Louisiana State University – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Arkansas State University
  • Baton Rouge Community College
  • Navajo Technical University
  • New Mexico State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Texas at San Antonio

Mid-America Transportation Center
Promoting Safety – Region 7
University of Nebraska-Lincoln – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Lincoln University
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Nebraska Indian Community College
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • University of Nebraska-Omaha

Mountains-Plains Consortium of Federal
Preserving the Existing Transportation System – Region 8
North Dakota State University – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Colorado State University
  • South Dakota State University
  • University of Colorado Denver
  • University of Denver
  • University of Utah
  • University of Wyoming
  • Utah State University

Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center
Improving Mobility of People and Goods – Region 9
University of Southern California – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • California State University, Long Beach
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Pima Community College
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa

Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium
Improving Mobility of People and Goods
University of Washington – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Boise State University
  • Gonzaga University
  • Oregon State University
  • University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • University of Idaho
  • Washington State University

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Tier 1 UTCs – FY 16 Funding Amount $1,402,200 per Center

Teaching Old Models New Tricks
Improving Mobility of People and Goods
Arizona State University – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Washington

Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility
Improving Mobility of People and Goods
Clemson University – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Benedict College
  • The Citadel
  • South Carolina State University
  • University of South Carolina

UTC for Underground Transportation Infrastructure
Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure
Colorado School of Mines – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • California State University, Los Angeles
  • Lehigh University

Center for Transportation, Environment, and Community Health
Preserving the Environment
Cornell University – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • University of California, Davis
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Texas at El Paso

Freight Mobility Research Institute
Improving Mobility of People and Good
Florida Atlantic University – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Hampton University
  • Portland State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Florida
  • University of Memphis
  • University of Minnesota

Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center
Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure
Florida International University – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Iowa State University
  • University of Nevada-Reno
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Washington

Inspecting and preserving Infrastructure through Robotic Exploration
Preserving the Existing Transportation System
Missouri University of Science and Technology – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • City College of New York
  • East Central College
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Lincoln University
  • Ozarks Technical Community College
  • St. Louis Community College
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Reno  

Small Urban, Rural, and Tribal Center on Mobility
Improving Mobility of People and Goods
Montana State University – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Eastern Washington University
  • North Dakota State University

Urban Mobility and Equity Center
Improving Mobility of People and Goods
Morgan State University – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • University of Maryland
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Connected Cities for Smart Mobility towards Accessible and Resilient Transportation
Improving Mobility of People and Goods
New York University – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • City College of New York
  • Rutgers University
  • University of Texas, El Paso
  • University of Washington

Center for Advanced Transportation Mobility
Improving Mobility of People and Goods
North Carolina A&T State University – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • University of the District of Columbia -- Community College
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Mineta Consortium for Transportation Mobility
Improving Mobility of People and Goods
San José State University – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Howard University
  • Navajo Technical University
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy and Health
Preserving the Environment
Texas A&M University – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of Texas at El Paso

Center for Safety Equity in Transportation
Promoting Safety
University of Alaska Fairbanks – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Washington

Maritime Transportation and Research Center
Preserving the Existing Transportation System
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Jackson State University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of New Orleans
  • Vanderbilt University

Safety Research Using Simulation
Promoting Safety
University of Iowa – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Massachusetts – Amherst
  • University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison

University Transportation Center on Improving Rail Transportation Infrastructure Sustainability and Durability
Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure
University of Nevada, Las Vegas – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • University of Delaware
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education
Improving Mobility of People and Goods
University of North Carolina at Charlotte – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Texas Southern University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Washington State University

Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions and Dollar
Preserving the Existing Transportation System
University of Texas at Arlington – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • California Polytechnic State University, San Louis Obispo
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison

Cooperative Mobility for Competitive Megaregions
Improving Mobility of People and Goods
University of Texas at Austin – Lead
Consortium Members:

  • Louisiana State University
  • Texas Southern University
  • University of Pennsylvania

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Updated: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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