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Research Administration

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Department of Transportation

Research Administration

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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.

RAd Readings

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.

Research Repository

Browse a complete listing of all research reports and other related documents for reports dating back to the 1930's.