In a rapidly changing world, research and innovation enables MnDOT to continuously improve how it designs and delivers infrastructure, how it operates the system, and how it responds to problems and issues as they arise. This work helps MnDOT understand what Minnesotans need and expect from their transportation system and the effects of this system on the economy and the environment.
07/29/20 - MnDOT has announced its selection of COVID-19 research projects. The special research solicitation addresses impacts of COVID-19 on Minnesota's transportation system.
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Crossroads is a collaborative effort among MnDOT’s Office of Research & Innovation, the University of Minnesota’s Center for Transportation Studies and the Minnesota Local Road Research Board. This jointly produced blog is devoted to highlighting the latest news and events in transportation research and innovation in Minnesota.