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Transportation solutions for a complex world

The BCIT School of Transportation is at the forefront of conducting research that directly benefits the transportation industry. With a strong commitment to applied research, the school collaborates closely with industry partners to address the ever-evolving challenges and demands of the transportation sector. By leveraging its expertise and state-of-the-art facilities, the school strives to develop innovative solutions, enhance operational efficiency, and advance the industry as a whole. The school plays a vital role in shaping the future of transportation by bridging the gap between academia and industry needs.

Some of the common types of research typically conducted by the school include:

Applied Research: This type of research focuses on solving real-world problems and developing practical solutions. It often involves collaborating with industry partners to address specific challenges faced by the transportation sector, such as improving vehicle efficiency, optimizing logistics, or enhancing safety measures.

Technological Research: This research focuses on developing and advancing technologies related to transportation. It may involve exploring emerging technologies like electric vehicles, autonomous systems, intelligent transportation systems, or alternative fuel sources. Technological research aims to improve transportation infrastructure, efficiency, and sustainability.

Environmental Research: Transportation has a significant impact on the environment, including air quality, noise pollution, and carbon emissions. Environmental research in transportation aims to mitigate these impacts and promote sustainability. It may involve studying alternative fuels, developing models to assess environmental impacts, or exploring ways to reduce emissions through innovative technologies and transportation planning.