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Wade Brown

Research Technologist


  • Larson Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building


Interest Areas:

Erosion control; Stormwater management; Vegetation management; Dirt, Gravel & Low-Volume Road Program; Environmental permitting.






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