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Mission: Supporting and promoting innovative research and encouraging its implementation for safe, sustainable and cost-effective transportation solutions that keep Michigan moving.
Research Administration, or RAd, supports transportation research across a variety of different focus areas. To learn more about RAd, please see our publications. Links to additional transportation research related websites are also available. For more in-depth information about RAd, please explore our topic pages below.
Find information on active and completed research projects.
Stay up to date with the latest research news and learn more about how MDOT Research impacts the transportation industry.
Participating in Research
Information for researchers, institutions, and other organizations performing research for MDOT's Research Administration.
Contact information and key areas of work for staff within Research Administration.
Partners in Research
A listing of universities, consultant groups, and transportation leaders who have recently completed, are currently working, or have interest in MDOT research partners with our office.
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Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, or "FAST" Act
Guidance on Use of FHWA Planning & Research Funds for Travel and Training
National Operations Centers of Excellence
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Research in Progress (RiP) Database
Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) 2
Transportation Research Board (TRB)
Transport Research International Documentation (TRID)
Turner Fairbanks Highway Research Center
Michigan DOT Research: Innovation through Partnerships
Michigan DOT Research: Carbon Fiber Prestressed Bridge Beams
Michigan DOT Research: ENTERPRISE
The History of Testing and Research at MDOT
State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC)