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Transportation Research

Nebraska Transportation Center

About Impact

We do Transportation Research

The Nebraska Transportation Center (NTC) integrates transportation research, education, and technology transfer programs across the four NU campuses, making it one of the largest university transportation centers in the region. The Mid-America Transportation Center and Midwest Roadside Safety Facility operate under NTC.

Job Opportunities


U.S. Department of Energy, Nebraska Transportation Center

Clean Cities and Communities Internship

Start Your Career in Clean Transportation - Apply now for the Fall 2024 Internship Cohort! (September 3, 2024 – December 6, 2024)

Are you looking for an entry-level professional experience that will shape your career trajectory and make a meaningful impact on the future of clean transportation in the United States? Accelerate, a workforce development initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, is now accepting applications for our Fall 2024 internship cohort! All majors are welcome to apply!


Explore Our Research Areas

Bicycles & Pedestrians

Safely and comfortably integrating pedestrians and cyclists.


Reliable, efficient transportation ensures the vitality of the economy.


Sustainability and environmental consciousness are overarching concerns.


Safe and efficient movement of freight across the nation.


Addressing modern challenges of today's highways.

Intelligent Transportation Systems

One of the most dynamic and fast-growing areas of research.


Optimizing the flow of goods across the nation.

Multimodal Transportation

Transportation utilizing multiple different modes of transportation.


Best ways to extend the life of existing pavements and optimize the surface.


A key mover of freight across Nebraska, the Midwest, and North America.


Safer for both drivers and pedestrians.


Exploring how to design, build, and maintain integral transportation structures.

Work Zones

Construction and maintenance sites is safer for workers and drivers.

Information For
Elected Officials & Staff

NTC's expert faculty members conduct research in various areas of surface transportation. To locate an expert in a particular area, or to find information on a research project, please contact:

Janet Renoe

News Media

Media representatives are welcome to contact us with questions about current research projects or to request background information on one of our many research areas. For information, please contact:

Janet Renoe