National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology
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FUNDING PERIOD JULY 1, 200 1 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2002 - FY02
PREPARED FOR UNIVERSITY TRANSPORTATION CENTERS PROGRAM
RESEARCH AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Theme: Advanced Transportation Technology
M I S S I O N
Our mission is to work with industry, government, and research institutions to develop, evaluate, and market technologies
that will improve the design and operation of transportation vehicles and systems.
V I S I O N
NIATT is a Center of Excellence for research and development of transportation technologies for the state of Idaho, the
Pacific Northwest and Intermountain regions, and the United States.
· We educate and train university students and the professional engineering community in vehicle, infrastructure, and
traffic control technologies.
· We assist the Idaho Transportation Department and other governmental agencies in meeting their responsibilities for
the design, construction, and operation of transportation facilities.
· We work with industries and research institutions to develop and evaluate new transportation technologies and to bring