Center for Transportation Studies

Helm Scholarship 2014 Winner

Helm Scholarship 2014 Winner

Sidra Naseer, Master of Information Systems student, received the John Grant Helm scholarship this spring.

2014 Scholarship and Fellowship Winners

2014 Scholarship and Fellowship Winners

Congratulations to James Vanderbeck (left), recipient of the Association of American Railroads Scholarship, and Kenneth Lynch (right), recipient of the Ingersoll Fellowship.

Cass Team Spoke in Transportation Class

Cass Team Spoke in Transportation Class

A group from Cass Information Systems spoke in Dr. Rust’s Introduction to Transportation class on November 4, 2013.

St. Louis Hosted AGTA and IATR Joint Conference

St. Louis Hosted AGTA and IATR Joint Conference

AGTA Executive Director, Dr. Ray Mundy, spoke at the joint conference in September 2013.

Schwantes and Rust Presented at Lexington Group

Schwantes and Rust Presented at Lexington Group

Dr. Carlos A. Schwantes and Dr. Daniel Rust each made presentations at the annual meeting of the Lexington Group in Kansas City, October 2013.

Dr. Daniel Rust Completed History of AEP River Operations

Dr. Daniel Rust Completed History of AEP River Operations

In October 2013, Keith Darling, President of AEP River Operations, accepted copies of the completed corporate history of his company from author Dr. Daniel Rust.

Dr. Rust Spoke at the NDTA

Dr. Rust Spoke at the NDTA

Dr. Daniel Rust spoke on the topic of current trends in transportation at the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) on May 14, 2013.

Urban Transportation and Economics

Urban Transportation and Economics

Wendell Cox, Principal and Sole Owner of Wendell Cox Consultancy/Demographia, spoke on urban transportation planning and economics at CTS on April 26, 2013.

North America's Railroads

North America's Railroads

Thomas Hoback, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Indiana Rail Road Company, gave a presentation on North America's railroads at CTS on April 12, 2103.

Helm Scholarship 2014 Winner
2014 Scholarship and Fellowship Winners
Cass Team Spoke in Transportation Class
St. Louis Hosted AGTA and IATR Joint Conference
Schwantes and Rust Presented at Lexington Group
Dr. Daniel Rust Completed History of AEP River Operations
Dr. Rust Spoke at the NDTA
Urban Transportation and Economics
North America's Railroads


Our Mission


The Center for Transportation Studies (CTS), initiated in 2000, has been supported through endowments created by the Mercantile Library and the John W. Barriger, III Railroad Library.


Research opportunities are offered through the Center for qualified University of Missouri-St. Louis graduate students. Through their work at the Center and their Logistics and Supply Chain certificate program, graduate students have performed several research and network analyses for companies.


Additionally, the Center engages in research related to airports and per capita for-hire transportation through its partnership with the Airport Ground Transportation Association (AGTA), an international trade association headquartered there.