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Research Digest, Aug. 2016: SWUTC

Research Digest, Aug. 2016: SWUTC

CTR Library’s August 2016 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 9 publications recently made available online from Southwest Region University Transportation Center (SWUTC). The SWUTC is a consortium of universities (Texas A&M University System, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Southern University, Louisiana State …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

Research Digest, July 2016: TRB

Research Digest, July 2016: TRB

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


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Smart Transport Symposium 2016

Smart Transport Symposium 2016

Friday, August 5, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Held at U.T. Austin’s Thompson Conference Center; get map and parking directions Hosted in connection with TxDOT Research Project 0-6838 (Bringing Smart Transport to Texans: Ensuring the Benefit of a Connected and Autonomous Transport System in Texas), this symposium is designed to further report on the past …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

Robert Heath Moderates Brooklyn 5G Summit Panel

Robert Heath Moderates Brooklyn 5G Summit Panel

5G technology will play a major role in the future of automotive systems. Exactly how this technology will be implemented is still up for debate. To discuss current research and possible directions for 5G, industry experts met in New York for the Brooklyn 5G Summit in April 2016. The annual summit, jointly organized by Nokia …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

D-STOP Business Advisory Council Expanded

In preparation for the first official meeting of its Business Advisory Council (BAC), D-STOP added to the BAC with new members from the FHWA and RideScout, a transportation options app created here in Austin. See the full listing of members. This first meeting was held at CTR on March 31. The next day, several BAC members presented …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Research Digest, June 2016: TxDOT Research

Research Digest, June 2016: TxDOT Research

The June 2016 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 17 recent publications from the research program sponsored by TxDOT’s Research and Technology Implementation Office​ (RTI). The research projects represented here cover a wide range of topics. This issue includes technical …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

Jen Duthie Named to MetroLab Steering Committee

Jen Duthie Named to MetroLab Steering Committee

Launched in September 2015 as part of the White House Smart Cities initiative, MetroLab Network is a national network of more than 30 city-university (and county-university) partnerships.  Its cities and universities are developing technologies and policy approaches that address challenges facing urban areas including: inequality in income, health, mobility, security and opportunity; aging infrastructure; and …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Awards

Short survey for Transportation Researchers

Short survey for Transportation Researchers

Please help the library by completing this short survey: https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe3/form/SV_8umdAZDm6GM7P6J The library is planning to create customized research guides that will help researchers find information. These will include lists of resources such as journals, databases, and websites, and will be tailored to the needs of those conducting research for the Texas Department of Transportation and …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library