Welcome to the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute.
The UGPTI is a research and education center at North Dakota State University in Fargo. Recognized nationally for its contributions to small urban and rural transportation and logistics, the UGPTI educates people, conducts research and provides outreach. It provides the knowledge and tools needed for advancement and success in careers involving the movement of people and goods. Conducting applied and advanced research in highway, transit, rail, air, and waterway transportation that addresses the critical issues of the state, region, and nation. Educating the transportation workforce of tomorrow through multidisciplinary curricula that focus on transportation economics, management, infrastructure planning, mobility, and supply chain logistics. Facilitating outreach through improving the skills and knowledge of the existing workforce through training, technical assistance, and the transfer of research results to practitioners.