2016 April

Research Digest, Apr. 2016: TRB

Research Digest, Apr. 2016: TRB

The April 2016 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts and full-text links for 14 recent publications from the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP), National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP), and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP). The …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

D-STOP 2016 Symposium Archive

The 2016 D-STOP Symposium: “Smart Cities” Friday, April 1   7:30 to 4:30 View the day’s photo album.   Get the highlights in this article. Overview  This symposium is intended to bring together research being conducted as part of the Data Supported Transportation Operations and Planning (D-STOP) UTC Tier 1 Center and beyond with additional perspectives from individuals …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Conference

Fernanda Leite Honored with STAR Award

Fernanda Leite Honored with STAR Award

Fiatech, a global non-profit consortium of capital project industry stakeholders, honored Dr. Fernanda Leite with the Superior Technical Achievement Recognition (STAR) Award at their April 2016 Technology Conference & Showcase. Fiatech was launched in 2000 by UT’s Construction Industry Institute (CII)—an affiliate center of CTR—and the UK’s Process Industry Owners Forum. The STAR Award recognizes the personal contributions of Fiatech …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Awards

José Holguín-Veras Inducted into the Cockrell Academy of Distinguished Alumni

José Holguín-Veras Inducted into the Cockrell Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Nine alumni from the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) at UT Austin were inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni on October 26, 2015. Among them was José Holguín-Veras, who received his Ph.D. in 1986. The research of José Holguín-Veras emphasizes the integration of state-of-the-art economic princples into transportation modeling, so that a …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Awards

Jen Duthie Explains DTA Use for CTRMA Project

Jen Duthie Explains DTA Use for CTRMA Project

The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) contacted CTR because the community asked for data that would help them understand how the addition of Express Lanes on MoPac could impact travel times on the street network within downtown Austin, especially around Cesar Chavez Street. CTR conducted an independent analysis of the potential impacts associated with …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : DTA