The Larson Institute's full-scale Transportation Research Facilities include a test track facility designed to accommodate a broad range of research activities. The facility features a 1-mile oval, a large vehicle handling area, and a vehicle durability-testing course that allows additional pavement, vehicle, and appurtenance testing. The facility includes a special test section where test surfaces can be installed on a temporary basis for testing. Current activities include crash testing of anti-terrorist barriers and comprehensive testing of new bus models.
In 2011, the Center was granted American Institute for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).
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