Nov 4 2021

2021 CTS Transportation Research Conference

Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota

November 4, 2021


Virtual Event


Minneapolis, NM 55414



Transportation conference from University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies

This year’s CTS Transportation Research Conference is moving entirely online because of the recent increase in COVID-19 cases.

Using a virtual platform, the conference will convene researchers and practitioners to explore the latest innovations in transportation research, implementation efforts, and engagement activities.

Highlights include:

  • An opening keynote presentation by Jonathan Foley, executive director of Project Drawdown, focused on the intersection of transportation, sustainability, and climate change. A panel discussion will follow the presentation.
  • An afternoon keynote presentation by The Honorable Pete Buttigieg, US Secretary of Transportation (invited), exploring the latest priorities from the USDOT, including highlights from the new surface transportation bill and the importance of research in related areas.
  • A variety of concurrent sessions on topics including health and equity in transportation, lessons learned from COVID-19, CAVs, safety, electrification, shared mobility, transit impacts, and more.

Click here to register.

For a complete list of sessions, download the preliminary program (PDF).

The conference is sponsored by the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Minnesota.


Chelsea Arbury Prorok

Date posted

Sep 22, 2021

Date updated

Sep 22, 2021