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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

Alumni Spotlight: Siva Srinivasan

Alumni Spotlight: Siva Srinivasan

Name: Sivaramakrishnan (Siva) Srinivasan Hometown: Chennai, India Currently Residing: Gainesville, FL Current job: Associate Professor at the University of Florida Graduated from UT: December 2004 Hobbies outside of work: Traveling with family, playing with kids What projects did you work on while you were at CTR? While pursuing my Masters, I worked on a project …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Alumni