Established by a range of industry representatives in 1954, the Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) was the first university transportation center is the United States. They perform a wide range of research studies, along with offering resources for the press and the general public. First-time visitors can check out their in-house newsletter Compass on the homepage, look over their latest progress report, and learn about upcoming events. Scholars should visit the Research area to learn about their core research areas, their work on sustainable transportation systems, and upcoming workshops and conferences. The Education area contains information on their academic programs, student awards, executive education, and career services. Visitors looking for research scholars affiliated with the NUTC should click on the People tab to learn more about faculty, research associates, and staff members who work on site.