Center for Urban Transportation Studies


Edward A. Beimborn

Professor Emeritus, Department of Civil Engineering

University of Wisconsin‑Milwaukee

P. O. Box 784

Milwaukee, WI. 53201-0784

Phone: (414) 229‑5787 or 229‑4978

Fax: (414) 229-6958

E-mail: beimborn@uwm.edu


Professor Edward A. Beimborn, P.E. has contributed widely to the field of urban transportation in his teaching, research, administration, and civic service. He has previously served as the Director of the Center for Urban Transportation Studies at UW‑Milwaukee. Professor Beimborn has worked with numerous local, regional, state, and federal agencies including the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, Wisconsin, Florida and Arizona Departments of Transportation, the National Bureau of Standards, various private organizations and the Federal Transit Administration, the Federal Highway Administration and the Office of the Secretary of the U. S. Department of Transportation. These efforts have focused on such projects as the planning and operation of mass transit systems, analysis of the impacts of transportation systems on the environment, the design of transportation facilities, evaluation of transportation systems, research utilization, and improvements in methodologies for transportation planning. Overall, Professor Beimborn has acted as project director or participant in more than 50 research and training contracts.


Professor Beimborn has over thirty five years of experience in the teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses in transportation. In addition, he has taught over 50 continuing education courses on topics such as environmental impact assessment, urban transportation planning, transit management, technology transfer, marketing and others. He helped to begin transportation outreach programs at UW-Milwaukee and has also taught programs at other universities in the U.S. and overseas.


Professor Beimborn received his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin‑Madison and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering (Transportation) from Northwestern University. He has been a visiting fellow at Oxford University in England and a visiting professor at the Technion in Israel. He is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), and the Transportation Research Board (TRB). He is past chair of the Transportation Planning section of ITE and is currently chair of the Transit Planning and Development Committee of TRB. He also has served as an elected supervisor in the Town of Cedarburg, Wisconsin during 1990-1998.