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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

2016 CTR Symposium Focused on Practice

This year’s event emphasized tools to improve daily operations as well as practical application of research to create the next generation of engineers. This approach was well-received, prompting one of the attendees to express “thanks for including content more suited for your audience (TxDOT practitioners)—less theoretical academic presentations.” Complementing the day’s presentations was a poster session that …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : CTR Annual Symposium

Workshop on Activity-Based Modeling of Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Human Travel Behaviour

July 9-10, 2016: Tongji University, Shanghai, China CTR will be helping present a new course on activity-based modeling this summer in China. Download the short course agenda (PDF).  Registrants, if you have not already, please fill out this survey. Download the flyer with complete details (PDF). Registration is closed. This course will introduce attendees to the activity-based …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Better Streets Week ATX Comes to CTR

Better Streets Week ATX Comes to CTR

CTR contributed to the City of Austin’s Better Streets Week program (October 25 –31, 2015) by hosting a lunchtime presentation on October 26. Better Streets Week was designed to bring to the community top speakers on local transportation issues and included over a dozen free talks, tours, and social events. The CTR lunch event, titled …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Smart Transport Symposium 2015

Smart Transport Symposium 2015

Thursday, August 20, 2015 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 was designed to engage top transportation researchers and practitioners whose work addresses key …


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