Freight

CTR Meets with Azerbaijani Delegation, Helps Shape Possible Trade Transit Corridor

CTR Meets with Azerbaijani Delegation, Helps Shape Possible Trade Transit Corridor

The Texas division of the U.S. Department of State (USDS) invited CTR, in partnership with the LBJ School of Public Affairs, to provide presentations to an Azerbaijani delegation concerning CTR’s port and transit corridor research. (View the PowerPoint presentation.) Robert Harrison, CTR Deputy Director and Senior Research Scientist, and Dr. Leigh Boske, retired Professor of …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Freight

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

Murphy Called On to Testify at Capitol

Murphy Called On to Testify at Capitol

The Texas House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation invited CTR researcher Dr. Mike Murphy to testify at a September 28, 2016, hearing on oversize/overweight (OS/OW) vehicles. Because of his expertise in this area, this was not his first visit to Transportation Committee hearings. In this most recent testimony, Dr. Murphy briefed the Committee on federal …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Freight