Mission Statement

The Transportation Research Group at WSU is focused primarily on improving freight efficiency in our multi-modal transportation system, through economic research, accurate/timely information and analysis that addresses current and emerging freight transportation policy issues.  This includes the many complexities and interactions between freight transportation and:

  • Passenger travel behavior
  • Congestion management
  • Resiliency analysis
  • The environment
  • Port and Intermodal Competitiveness
  • Energy use and independence
  • Infrastructure maintenance and development
  • Infrastructure financing
  • Economic development/activity
  • Quality of life measures

These research areas are also characterized through our partnerships with many organizations/entities throughout the state and region.

Contact

For more information regarding the Transportation Research Group at WSU, please contact:

Ken Casavant
casavantk@wsu.edu
509-335-1608

Eric Jessup
eric_jessup@wsu.edu
509-335-4987

Vicki McCracken
mccracke@wsu.edu
509-335-4728

Jia Yan
jiay@wsu.edu
509-335-7809

Tom Dahl
tomdahl@wsu.edu
509-335-8489

Washington State University