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U.S. Transportation Department selects Johns Hopkins to lead $10M transportation center

March 15, 2023

The U.S. Department of Transportation has chosen Johns Hopkins University to lead a new University Transportation Center, the school announced Thursday.

According to officials, the new center, the Center for Climate-Smart Transportation, will focus on transportation solutions to preserve the environment and will be funded through a $10 million grant awarded over the next five years. The Center will collaborate with experts to research ways to mitigate climate change in the transportation sector.

The consortium of experts includes representatives of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Texas Austin, the University of Utah, Morgan State University, and Diné College, a public tribal land-grant college serving the Navajo Nation.

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