The Roadway Safety Institute has the most comprehensive university-based transportation research facilities in Region 5, allowing our researchers to examine safety-critical concepts across the entire continuum of research environments.

Our Labs

Minnesota Traffic Observatory

Other Research Resources

  • Driver Simulation Lab, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Behavior Psychology Lab, Western Michigan University
  • Minnesota Road Research Facility (MnROAD)
  • Minnesota Highway Safety and Research Center, St. Cloud
  • Goodyear Tire Company professional test track, Akron, Ohio
  • Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) bus driving simulator
  • RSE/DSRC-enabled rural through-stop intersection, rural Minnesota
  • Instrumented MVTA buses and MnDOT snowplow