Midwest Transportation Consortium Annual Program Report, October 2000

(2000) Midwest Transportation Consortium Annual Program Report, October 2000. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

The MTC’s main focus is on education and human capital. This focus is in recognition of the fact that the transportation industry, both public and private, in the region served by the MTC faces a serious shortage of well-trained human capital. For this reason, the MTC is in volved in creating totally new transportation education programs at two of its member universities. The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in Cedar Falls Iowa had no courses or students in transportation when the MTC grant began. During the first year of the grant, UNI’s Geography Department took the lead in developing courses, attracting students, an getting involved a a partner in transportation activities in its service region. A similar start-up effort is now underway at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. The MTC has also been able to strengthen and add quality to transportation education efforts at universities in the region that were already leaders in transportation.

Item Type: Newsletter
Keywords: Transportation, Grant Funds, Geography, Education
Subjects: Transportation > Research
Transportation > Traffic safety
State government
Transportation
ID Code: 13375
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 24 Jul 2012 13:29
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2012 13:29
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/13375

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