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Transportation

CURA supports a range of projects in the area of transportation, often in collaboration with the Center for Transportation Studies (CTS). Recent projects have included an analysis of the economic, housing, and other consequences of transit corridor development in the Twin Cities metro area; a policy-oriented history of the interstate system in the metro area; the impact of bus rapid transit on the West Broadway corridor in Minneapolis; the links between life-style choices and land-use and transportation policy; development of the Midtown Greenway corridor; an analysis of the MnDOT bidding process for repair contract; the impacts of transit-oriented development on urban neighborhoods; highway corridor redevelopment projects in Norwood Young America, Montrose, and Scott County; and manpower planning for Metro Transit operations.

CURA programs that support projects in the area of Transportation include:

CURA Contacts: Kathie Doty, Ed Goetz