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Traffic Patterns After the Collapse
Dr. David Levinson, a University of Minnesota researcher for the Center for Transportation Studies, discussed how the metro roadway system handled the loss of the 35W bridge, and what will happen to traffic in the Cities when the bridge reopens.
Twin Cities Live
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Our bridges: To do nothing will cost more
It was a year ago today that the 35W bridge collapsed into the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, stunning a nation that had long taken its vaunted highway system for granted. ... Many observers think an increased use of tolling and congestion pricing could also provide major funding and more efficient utilization, by requiring drivers to pay top dollar during peak times, said David Levinson of the University of Minnesota's civil engineering department.
Star Tribune

Drivers adapt to life without 35W bridge
A new study by the University of Minnesota shows that most drivers were able to adapt to detours within two months after the Interstate 35W bridge collapsed last August. ... David Levinson, a professor in the university's Department of Civil Engineering and Center for Transportation Studies, looked at the traffic patterns.
Minnesota Public Radio
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U of M research on 35W collapse
University of Minnesota researchers have found that most drivers have experienced commute times after the 35W bridge collapse that were similar to their times prior to it.
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7-31 The Don Shelby Show
Thursday, Don found out about how traffic patterns have changed since the collapse of the 35W Bridge.
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WCCO – Radio: Mondale and Jones Show

David Levinson

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Place and Plexus

The Transportation Experience

Access to Destinations

Assessing the Benefits and Costs of Intelligent Transportation Systems

Financing Transportation Networks

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