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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March 10 Tom Maze seminar to feature John Conway, STEM Alliance executive board member and Future City team mentor

March 09, 2017

The Tom Maze Transportation Seminar this week will feature John Conway, a STEM Alliance executive board member and Future City team member.

Mr. Conway’s presentation is entitled “How One Can Get From a Converted Gas Station ...

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Making work zones ‘work’: FHWA awards $1.5M safety grant to ISU-InTrans

March 06, 2017

Introducing changes to the normal driving experience presents a variety of safety risks, and work zones are no exception to this rule. While work zone fatalities have been trending down since reaching a high of 1,186 in 2002, a recent plateau has ...

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From left, ISU-InTrans team members Anuj Sharma, Jennifer Shane, Peter Savolainen, and David Jeong

Go! Magazine releases March issue highlighting exploration and ‘final frontiers’

March 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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Data analytics access would help trucking companies improve safety, productivity

February 28, 2017

The trucking industry loses billions of dollars and wastes millions of hours each year sitting idle in traffic. Helping drivers avoid congestion would increase productivity and improve safety, says a team of Iowa State University and industry researchers.

The ...

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Big data may be the answer to helping the trucking industry improve productivity and safety. (Iowa DOT photo)

New guide from National Concrete Pavement Tech Center provides assistance for early joint deterioration

February 27, 2017

A new publication is available to help concrete pavement engineers understand the causes of premature joint deterioration in cold weather states.

The Guide to the Prevention and Restoration of Early Joint Deterioration in Concrete Pavements ...

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A deteriorating joint.

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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