The Transportation Policy and Economic Competitiveness Program conducts research, creates tools for policymakers, and engages in outreach to increase understanding of the relationship between transportation and economic development.

Research Areas

Resources for Policymakers

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Minnesota Transportation Finance Database, a collection of data sets showing transportation funding sources and expenditure allocations in Minnesota over recent decades.

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Amber Waves of Grain, a story map with Minnesota's evolving grain supply chain and its impact on local roads.

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Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, a special issue on autonomous vehicles and Minnesota policy implications, plus research on social equity impacts.