From the four universities that make up OTREC to the match money each project requires, partnerships define OTREC. Those partnerships extend to the public, private and institutional sectors, including universities, utilities, governments, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and other University Transportation Centers.
Region X Consortium
OTREC is a member of the Region X Consortium, a grouping of University Transportation Centers in the Pacific Northwest. Learn more»
With the Portland area poised to become a leader in electric vehicle technology, Portland State University has teamed up with Portland General Electric to anticipate the needs of a growing electric vehicle market. Learn more»
Dozens of partners have supported OTREC projects with cash matches or in-kind assistance. Learn more»
OTREC is a member of the Council of University Transportation Centers. CUTC provides a forum for universities and centers to interact with government and industry. In June 2011, OTREC hosted the CUTC Summer Meeting, bringing university researchers and transportation officials from around the country to Portland.
The OTREC Awards, presented during the annual Oregon Transportation Summit, honor OTREC's relationships with researchers, partner agencies and transportation leaders. For 2012, the Partner of the Year was Metro and the Researcher of the Year was James Strathman of Portland State University. The Congressman Peter DeFazio Transportation Hall of Fame award went to Andy Cotugno of Metro.