Dr. Kara M. Kockelman appointed to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ Advisory Council
Dr. Kara M. Kockelman as been appointed to the USDOT Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ Advisory Council. The Advisory Council for Transportation Statistic (ACTS) is composed of six members appointed by the Director. The members are chosen on the basis of their expertise in transportation statistics, economics, and analysis.
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), as part of the United States Department of Transportation, compiles, analyzes, and makes accessible information on the nation’s transportation systems; collects information on intermodal transportation and other areas as needed; and improves the quality and effectiveness of DOT’s statistical programs through research, development of guidelines, and promotion of improvements in data acquisition and use.
Dr. Kara Kockelman, a professor at The University of Texas at Austin, is a transportation engineer and associate professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering.
Dr. Kockelman’s primary research interests include the statistical modeling of urban systems (including models of travel behavior, trade and location choice), crash occurrence and consequences, and transport policymaking and its economic impacts.
Her contact information is:
Dr. Kara M. Kockelman, P.E., Phd
Professor, and William J. Murray Jr. Fellow
Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
The University of Texas
1 University Station (Mail Code C1761)
Austin, TX 78712-1076