SCSU president promises ‘full-court press’ on transportation center | Local

The interim president of South Carolina State University said the institution is still poised to address the needs of the state’s expanding transportation industry with its latest plans for its transportation center.

The university’s original plan, which was formulated prior to 2015, was to construct an $80 million transportation and research and conference center. The university was federally designated as a University Transportation Center at the time.

The University Transportation Centers Program is a federal initiative through which the U.S. Department of Transportation awards and administers grants to colleges and universities across the nation in the advancement of state-of-the-art transportation