Solaris UTC

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About Us

The SOLARIS (Safety and Operations of Large-Area Rural/Urban Intermodal Systems) Institute is a Tier 1 UTC (University Transportation Center) with safety as the strategic focus area, supported by a broad spectrum of other transportation-related fields. It consists of a consortium of five outstanding research and higher educational institutions located in the desert southwest that are uniquely qualified to address regional and national transportation safety issues. SOLARIS is housed under the Center for Advanced Transportation Education and Research (CATER) at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Contact Us

Contact SOLARIS University Transportation Center (0258)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone 775-784-1232

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