2013 December 20

Research Digest, December 2013: TxDOT

The December 2013 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. The issue of the digest provides abstracts for 14 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Research Program publications that were published from September through December. These publications are from ongoing or completed research projects sponsored through the TxDOT …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

Networking Modeling Center Year in Review

The Network Modeling Center (NMC) recently held an end-of-year event for researchers, staff, and students to celebrate 2013 accomplishments. Held at the Texas Advanced Computing Center’s (TACC) visualization lab, they showcased the two organizations’ recent collaboration, with focus given to the capabilities of a new visualization tool for the dynamic traffic assignment (DTA) model. NMC …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Network Modeling Center

CTR in the News

During the past two months, CTR experts have been tapped by various media outlets to provide insight into topical transportation issues. Ph.D. candidate, Dan Fagnant, was featured in a Washington Post article regarding his work on an ENO research publication on self-driving cars. The work as also widely cited in other national and international media …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : News

Pavement Performance Prediction System is Valuable Tool for TxDOT

Transportation agencies across the US, including the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), have long been moving towards the development of pavement management systems that allow performance monitoring of their roadways. Driven by advanced information technologies such as GIS and sophisticated modeling techniques, such systems would help transportation officials develop more accurate budget and policy planning …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Pavements