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Press Release: Texas Mobility Summit Shifts Smart Transportation Into High Gear

Press Release: Texas Mobility Summit Shifts Smart Transportation Into High Gear

For Immediate Release Oct. 11, 2017 The next generation of mobility is here and Texas is ready to boldly move forward. The state is building upon its designation by the U.S. Department of Transportation as an automated vehicle proving ground and following through with direction from the state legislature that Texas is open for innovation. …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

Research Digest, September 2017: TxDOT Research

Research Digest, September 2017: TxDOT Research

The September 2017 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 9 recent publications from the research program sponsored by TxDOT’s Research and Technology Implementation Division​ (RTI). The research projects represented here cover a wide range of topics. This issue includes reports …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

CTR Meets with Azerbaijani Delegation, Helps Shape Possible Trade Transit Corridor

CTR Meets with Azerbaijani Delegation, Helps Shape Possible Trade Transit Corridor

The Texas division of the U.S. Department of State (USDS) invited CTR, in partnership with the LBJ School of Public Affairs, to provide presentations to an Azerbaijani delegation concerning CTR’s port and transit corridor research. (View the PowerPoint presentation.) Robert Harrison, CTR Deputy Director and Senior Research Scientist, and Dr. Leigh Boske, retired Professor of …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Freight

CTR/UTSA Team Provides Legislative Tools to Texas

CTR/UTSA Team Provides Legislative Tools to Texas

With an increasing demand for Texas products around the world, a growing economy, and NAFTA, we continue to see increases in truck freight volume, tonnage, and value on Texas highways. As freight tonnage increases, decision-makers must decide if passing legislation and developing policies to permit heavier trucks to operate will improve the efficiency and competitiveness …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Bridges & Other Structures

Research Digest, August 2017: TRB

Research Digest, August 2017: TRB

The August 2017 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 17 recent publications from the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP), and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP). The selected new arrivals represent syntheses …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library