Technology Transfer Seminar with MDOT

MTU Project Information

NuRail Project IDNURail2012-MTU-E05
Project TitleTechnology Transfer Seminar with MDOT
UniversityMichigan Technological University
Principal InvestigatorLautala
PI Contact InformationPhone: (906) 487-3547 Email:
Funding Source(s) and Amounts Provided (by each agency or organization)$5,000 MDOT; $11,250 USDOT RITA
Total Project Cost$16, 250
Agency ID or Contract NumberDTRT12-G-UTC18 (Grant 1)
Start Date2013-06-01
End Date2013-09-30
Brief Description of Research ProjectMTU will coordinate with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and other stakeholders, such as Michigan Railroad Association (MRA) to organize a 1-2 day Michigan Rail Transportation Conference. The conference will include presentations and workshops on rail related subjects, ranging from developments in high-speed rail to rural rail freight. Selected sessions may include web broadcasting and be recorded and posted to web to later viewing. The dates, duration and specific topics to be covered in the conference will be defined in consultation with MDOT and other stakeholders.
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Project Website
Final ReportNURail2012-MTU-E05_Final_Report_Michigan_Rail_Conf1.pdf