RTA coordinates and highlights a variety of targeted research efforts.  We emphasize focused exploration of transportation issues, and each research project is designed to advance our regional mobility agenda. Some also have statewide and even national implications, including RTA-led research on controlled roundabouts, published in 2014.

The RTA thanks our research volunteers from various private engineering companies, law firms, marketing companies, etc. and greatly appreciates the ongoing financial support of RTA members.

RTA research efforts and focuses include: