The Western Transportation Institute is the country's largest National University Transportation Center focused on rural transportation issues.
Because we live and work in rural communities, we understand the critical roles rural transportation plays in the lives of people, in the environment and in the economy.
We draw from our eight integrated research groups to create solutions that work for our clients, sponsors and rural transportation research partners. WTI focuses on rural issues, but some of our program areas also address the concerns of the urban environment. Whatever the objective, we bring innovation and expertise to each WTI transportation research project.
WTI's main facility with its state-of-the-art labs is adjacent to the Montana State University campus in Bozeman, Montana. We have additional offices in Alberta, Canada, and central Washington, and a large testing facility in rural Montana near Lewistown. Contact us to find out how to address your rural transportation research needs.
WTI Project News
The One Stop Shop for Traveler Information now includes Montana – and Idaho, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Wyoming! OSS has been providing travelers in California, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada access to route-oriented, real-time and near real time weather and road information through a single website, and now the Rocky Mountain States have access to this valuable traveler tool. Developed in partnership by WTI and Caltrans, OSS won an International award from the Intelligent Transportation Society of America for Best New Innovative Practice earlier this fall. Visit the OSS site at http://oss.weathershare.org/.
Great job goes out to Doug Galarus, Leann Koon, Dan Richter, and Caltrans Project Manager, Sean Campbell and Caltrans Project Champion, Ian Turnbull.
See the MSU news article here: http://www.montana.edu/news/15240/msu-39-s-wti-launches-new-traveler-website-for-montana-rockies-region
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