Events

Smart Transport Symposium

Smart Transport Symposium

Thursday, August 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. U.T. Austin’s Thompson Conference Center 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 engage top transportation researchers and practitioners whose work addresses key facets …

Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

Secretary of Transportation Foxx Visits CTR/D-STOP

Secretary of Transportation Foxx Visits CTR/D-STOP

Photos by Heather Abbott. See the event photo album on Facebook. CTR hosted US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx on his national tour of University Transportation Centers (UTC). CTR is home to a Tier 1 UTC, the Data-Supported Transportation Operations and Planning (D-STOP) Center. During his April 24 visit, Secretary Foxx met with CTR faculty, …

Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-Stop

Zhang’s Research Quantifies PPPs for Real-World Applications

Zhang’s Research Quantifies PPPs for Real-World Applications

Highway funding shortfalls necessitate alternative and creative ways to finance the highway infrastructure, and one such innovative way is to form public-private partnerships (PPPs). In doing so, the private sector is highly interested in anticipating any risks to its investment, while the public sector is keen to forge a partnership based on a fair concession …

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ICMC2015 Speakers to Help Advance Choice Modeling Field

ICMC2015 Speakers to Help Advance Choice Modeling Field

The fourth annual International Choice Modelling Conference (ICMC) is happening here in Austin May 10 through 13 at the AT&T Executive Center. ICMC2015 brings together leading researchers and practitioners from across different areas of study, with presentations looking both at state-of-the-art methodology and innovative real-world applications of choice models. CTR is co-hosting with the Resource Systems Group …

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