Strategic Development Plans

NURail Center developed Strategic Development Plans (SDP) to provide guidance and focus during the course of the UTC grant and beyond. This involves a variety of sub-themes needing both short- and long-term research, ranging from technology and operations, to planning and policy as follows:

    • Integrated Railroad Track/Vehicle Interaction and Dynamics Modeling
    • Railroad Safety and Risk
    • Rail Network Capacity Analysis and Planning
    • Urban, Regional and High-Speed Passenger Rail Implementation
    • Multimodal Freight Transportation
    • Funding, Finance, Community and Economic Development