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Programs & Labs


Most ITS Institute publications, including research reports, are available online. Please use the order form to request printed research reports and other materials.

CTS Library Services can help you obtain materials from the CTS Library, the MnDOT Library, and other transportation-related collections.


The Sensor

The Sensor was the ITS Institute’s print newsletter, published from 1999 to 2012. It featured updates on ITS-related research, events, and educational activities at the University of Minnesota.

CTS Catalyst

Catalyst, a monthly publication from the Center for Transportation Studies, features coverage of research in ITS as well as other transportation-related areas. It is available in both print and electronic formats.

Annual Reports

The ITS Institute’s annual reports present a summary of research, education, and outreach activities. Annual reports are available in print or electronic formats.

Research Reports

Final research reports presenting the results of ITS research projects are available for download in PDF format.


Video recordings of ITS Institute seminars are available online for the 2006 seminars. Previous years are available from the CTS Library or the Minnesota Department of Transportation Library.

Videos about ITS Institute research projects:

Fact Sheets

ITS Institute fact sheets give overviews of selected projects.

Strategic Plan

The ITS Institute’s Strategic Plan serves as a framework for the Institute’s research, education, and outreach activities, and provides an introduction to the Institute’s mission.