USDOT selects Johns Hopkins University to lead new Center for Climate-Focused Transportation Solutions

March 9, 2023 |

In Maryland, Johns Hopkins University said it has been selected by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)to lead a new University Transportation Center focused on solutions aimed at preserving the environment. The Johns Hopkins-based Center for Climate-Smart Transportation will collaborate with a consortium of experts to research ways to mitigate climate change in the transportation sector. USDOT has awarded $10 million over five years to fund the consortium’s research and translation at the intersection of climate change, public health, and transportation. The consortium includes experts from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Texas Austin, the University of Utah, Morgan State University and Diné College. The Center for Climate-Smart Transportation’s initial focus area will explore how alternative fuels such as solar and biofuels can be used in transportation.

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