2016 March 26

NMC Provides DTA Training 1.0 Workshop

NMC Provides DTA Training 1.0 Workshop

The Network Modeling Center (NMC) at CTR has been working since 2011 on a new modeling tool for the Central Texas region, both researching and deploying advanced traffic models. The resulting dynamic traffic assignment (DTA) tool enables us to better understand traffic patterns related to congestion, particularly how congestion levels respond to changes to the infrastructure. (Watch a video explaining …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

CTR Models in Use in the Netherlands

CTR Models in Use in the Netherlands

The Highway Administration of the Netherlands is using CTR research to help manage its pavements. As almost all roadways in The Netherlands are surfaced with single-layer or double-layer porous asphalt, the interaction of surface and subsurface drainage is an essential factor to consider, particularly given the country’s history with flooding. As the Highway Administration was updating its …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Pavements

UT Civil Engineering Ranked #2 in US

In March 2016 the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings were published for graduate programs.  CTR’s academic unit, the Cockrell School of Engineering, has maintained top 10 status.  Several departments within the School rank among the elite of their kind—including the Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering (CAEE). Our Civil Engineering graduate program moved from …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Awards