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Contact Us

Once FTA determination has been received, please visit the Schedule Testing page to schedule a bus test. General inquiries can be directed to:

Bus Research and Testing Center

2237 Plank Road

Duncansville, PA 16635

Phone: (814) 695-3404

Fax: (814) 695-4069

The Larson Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: (814) 865-1891

Fax: (814) 863-3707

LTI Test Track

164 Test Track Road

Bellefonte, PA 16823

Phone: (814) 863-9664

Key Contacts

Program Director/Principle Investigator: David Klinikowski

Test Track Manager: Dennis Kovalick

Administrative Support: Jennifer LegoJennifer Noll, and Debra Shaw

Engineering Support: Allen Homan and Suresh Iyer

Bus Test Scheduling: Brad Long

 
 

About

Established in 1989 by the Pennsylvania Transportation Institute with funding provided by the Federal Transit Administration, the Larson Transportation Institute’s Bus Research and Testing Center tests buses for safety, structural integrity, durability, performance, maintainability, noise, emissions, energy economy, and fuel economy. Based primarily in Altoona, Pennsylvania, the Center also has a facility located at the Larson Transportation Institute Test Track in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.  

Bus Research and Testing Center

2237 Plank Road

Duncansville, PA 16635

Phone: 814-695-3404

Fax: 814-695-4069