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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

New D-STOP Projects with Cintra

D-STOP makes the most of opportunities to build on its funding to extend our research and its benefits. Some of our past project partners include the Texas Department of Transportation and Texas MPOs: TxDOT: 0-6845, Connected Vehicle Problems, Challenges and Major Technologies (1/16/2015 through 12/31/2016) (read project report) TxDOT: 0-6877, Communications and Radar-Supported Transportation Operations …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Research Digest, July 2017: State DOTs

Research Digest, July 2017: State DOTs

The July 2017 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library. This digest from CTR Library provides abstracts for 16 publications recently received from other states’ department of transportation research programs. The research projects represented here are from various states including Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

Latest in D-STOP Workforce Education Efforts

Latest in D-STOP Workforce Education Efforts

D-STOP continues its workforce education mission, using a variety of approaches to reach out to the next generation of engineers. Some of our efforts are described here. Workshop on writing technical papers—Hosted by the UT student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, this workshop in June 2017 featured an engaging presentation by D-STOP’s Dr. Stephen …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

UT Austin’s Transportation Program Ranked 9th Worldwide

UT Austin’s Transportation Program Ranked 9th Worldwide

In its annual assessment based on a range of subject areas, the Shanghai-based Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has ranked UT Austin at number nine in the world in the field of Transportation Science and Technology. Within the US, UT’s program is ranked second (after Berkeley) in the field of Transportation Science and Technology. The ranking …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Awards