Events

D-STOP 2016 Symposium Archive

The 2016 D-STOP Symposium: “Smart Cities” Friday, April 1   7:30 to 4:30 View the day’s photo album.   Get the highlights in this article. Overview  This symposium is intended to bring together research being conducted as part of the Data Supported Transportation Operations and Planning (D-STOP) UTC Tier 1 Center and beyond with additional perspectives from individuals …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Conference

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. Update as of September 6, 2016: Course materials are now available. Instructions to access and download the …


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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 …


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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, …


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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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