Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

Inaugural D-STOP Symposium Explores Pathways to Connected, Autonomous Transportation World

Inaugural D-STOP Symposium Explores Pathways to Connected, Autonomous Transportation World

Original article by Lauren Bringle Visit the 2015 symposium archive page to find links to the day’s PowerPoint presentations. View the presentation videos on YouTube.   In 2013, 32,719 fatalities resulted from traffic crashes, most of which were caused by driver error. Across the globe, people are facing longer commutes and five Texas communities are …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

Kockelman Honored by Google Research

Kockelman Honored by Google Research

Professor Kara Kockelman is the recipient of a Google Research Award in the category of Robotics for her work on Anticipating & Mitigating the Latent Demand Effects of Self-Driving Vehicles: A Role for Data-Driven Modeling & Credit-Based Congestion Pricing.  Google Research Awards are one-year awards structured as unrestricted gifts to universities to support the work of …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

Emerging Transportation Technology in Texas

Study Finds Technology is Future of Transportation in Texas News Release For Immediate Release December 18, 2013 AUSTIN, Texas – A report encouraging investment in new transportation technologies in Texas – like self-driving cars – has been released by the Center for Transportation Research (CTR) at The University of Texas at Austin. Commissioned by the …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles