Geospatial and Population Studies MSC06 3510
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

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NMDOT crash data is protected by Federal mandate Title 23 U.S.C. Section 409 which forbids the discovery and admission into evidence of reports, data, or other information compiled or collected for activities required pursuant to Federal highway safety programs, or for the purpose of developing any highway safety construction improvement project, which may be implemented utilizing federal-aid highway funds, in tort litigation arising from occurrences at the locations addressed in such documents or data.


TRU is available on a contract basis to private and public entities. We specialize in the following types of data analysis:

1. Statistical data analysis, data integration, and database ETL (extraction, transformation and loading)

2. Maps integrating spatial analysis through the use of GIS (geographic information systems)

3. Improvement in data quality with the ability to profile, cleanse, and match data during the database development process

4. Database maintenance and analysis of traffic crash and DWI data on behalf of NMDOT

Statistical Data Analysis, Data Integration and Data ETL

TRU specializes in data extraction and transformation for statistical analysis. Formerly the UNM Division of Government Research, we have specialized in database programming and statistical data analysis since 1975. Many of TRU's projects focus on combining GIS, statistical, data analysis, and programming tools. Our ability to understand and interpret data is what we do best.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

TRU provides geospatial analysis, customized geocoding, georeferencing, and map production using ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute) ArcGIS software. Our GIS work uses staff expertise in statistical data analysis and data integration.