About CTRE

The Center for Transportation Research and Education (CTRE) is housed at and administered by Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation.

CTRE performs transportation-related research, outreach, and educational activities in four major areas: safety, asset management, operations, and planning. CTRE researchers create new knowledge and practical tools for transportation professionals.

Our Mission

To conduct basic and applied transportation research to help our partners improve safety, facilitate traffic operations, and enhance the management of infrastructure assets