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DRISI Research and Innovation

Caltrans Division of Research, Innovation and System Information (DRISI) manages a comprehensive program to research, develop, test, and evaluate transportation innovations sought by its customers. These innovations in methods, materials, and technologies enable Caltrans to promote safety, enhance mobility and sustainability, improve the management of public facilities and services, and protect public investment in transportation infrastructure.

  • Read more about Research in DRISI

    The Division of Research, Innovation and System Information:

    • Sets its research agenda based on the involvement and participation of its internal and external customers
    • Performs applied research
    • Performs research for all modes of transportation
    • Provides technical assistance to its customers for deployment of research products
    • Engages in both short-term and long-term research
  • DRISI Purpose and Goals

    DRISI’s purpose and goals reflect the vital function the division performs in support of Caltrans' mission to provide a safe, sustainable, integrated, and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy and livability.

Awards and Recognition

Research Reports and Summaries

graphic preliminary investigations Research notes final reports Research Results Annual Reports

Research Program