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CTR Releases Its 2015–16 Annual Report

CTR Releases Its 2015–16 Annual Report

Now celebrating 54 years of research excellence, CTR is pleased to announce the release of this 2015–2016 annual report, highlighting just some of CTR’s many contributions to education and research, as well as its technology transfer activities. Our collaborations and research truly change the world due to the expertise, creativity, and resourcefulness of our researchers, students, and …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Publications

Researcher Spotlight: Natalia Ruiz Juri

Researcher Spotlight: Natalia Ruiz Juri

The Data Rodeo has a new head wrangler: Natalia Ruiz Juri is the new director of CTR’s Network Modeling Center (NMC). The NMC’s mission is to accelerate the impact of academic research in transportation practice via new data and technologies, creating partnerships between UT Austin and the private and public sectors. A CTR researcher since …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Researchers

Transportation Research Gaining Additional Momentum at UT Austin

Transportation Research Gaining Additional Momentum at UT Austin

Transportation continues to be a hot topic in research and political circles across the U.S., but in Austin, it’s sweltering. Led by the Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin is a globally respected hub for transportation research, education and innovation. Smarter Transportation Infrastructure for the Nation, State Recently, the university’s Center for Transportation Research (CTR) …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

Student Spotlight: Krishna Murthy Gurumurthy

Student Spotlight: Krishna Murthy Gurumurthy

Name:  Krishna Murthy Gurumurthy Hometown:  Bangalore, India Current position:  Graduate Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant to Dr. Kara Kockelman; President of the Institution of Transportation Engineers (ITE), UT Student Chapter. Hobbies: Amateur photography; playing basketball and 8 ball pool Where were you before you came to pursue your graduate degree at UT? I was born …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Student Spotlight

CTR Hosting Self-Driving Minibus Demo during SXSW

CTR Hosting Self-Driving Minibus Demo during SXSW

***MEDIA ALERT*** FUTURE OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN AUSTIN ON DISPLAY MARCH 16-17 Media and public invited to experience riding in a fully autonomous electric shuttle for the first time in Austin What:    Capital Metro, along with transportation partners RATP Dev, McDonald Transit Associates, and UT Austin’s Center for Transportation Research, will provide a demonstration of an …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Press Release

D-STOP Symposium 2017 Explores Automated Vehicles

D-STOP Symposium 2017 Explores Automated Vehicles

Each year, the D-STOP Symposium brings together top experts in the field of automated vehicles, connected infrastructure, and new mobility services to share their emerging research that will impact the future of transportation planning and technology.  View the PowerPoints from the day’s event. The Data-Supported Transportation Operations and Planning Center (D-STOP) is a collaborative initiative …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Research Digest, February 2017: TRB

Research Digest, February 2017: TRB

The February 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 18 recent publications from the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP), Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP), and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP). The …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library