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The Mountain-Plains Consortium (MPC) theme is "Transportation Infrastructure and Operations to Support Sustainable Energy Development and the Safe Movement of People and Goods". MPC is a competitively selected university program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation through its Research and Innovative Technology Administration. The consortium includes

  • Colorado State University
  • North Dakota State University
  • South Dakota State University
  • University of Colorado Denver
  • University of Denver
  • University of Utah
  • University of Wyoming
  • Utah State University


To be a leader in transportation by promoting its critical importance to the infrastructure, energy development, and the safety through research, interdisciplinary education, workforce development, and technology transfer while serving the unique and critical needs of the Mountain-Plains Region.

NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050