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PSU gets $2.83M transportation grant

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Portland State University received a $2.83 million grant for transportation studies from the federal government.

The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the grant to the Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium (ORTEC), which is based at PSU. It was one of 142 applicants to the federal University Transportation Centers program for 35 grants.

“OTREC is quickly becoming a national leader in researching innovative transportation systems and finding ways to encourage more livable communities,” U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley said of the award. “This grant further solidifies OTREC’s leadership and builds on the success already happening at Portland State University, as well as helping move research into the community and making our cities a magnet for middle class families."

Read more at The Portland Tribune.

 

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