Transportation Research Center Inc


An affiliate of The Ohio State University, the Transportation Research Center Inc. (TRC), provides real scenario testing capabilities for Ohio State research projects. 

  • Bridge partnership between on-site TRC subject matter experts and Ohio State researchers 
  • Serves as a consulting arm for projects between Ohio State faculty and industry partners
  • Performs testing and research aspects of a project that build on the research taking place at Ohio State  

TRC is strategically located near the center of the nation’s ever-expanding automotive technology and manufacturing corridor, about 45 miles northwest of Columbus, TRC Inc. operates 24/7, 359 days a year, in all weather conditions.  With more than 4,500 acres of varied terrain, extensive test and laboratory facilities, and a full range of road surfaces, virtually every kind of vehicle testing can be performed – durability, reliability, safety, crash avoidance, crash protection, brake, fuel economy, emissions, etc. – on any type of vehicle.





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