Network Modeling Center

NMC’s Big Data Panel at TRB a Success

NMC Assistant Director Natalia Ruiz Juri presided over a well-attended presentation on January 11 at TRB’s 94th Annual Meeting. Along with co-presenter Xuesong Zhou of Arizona State University, Ruiz Juri hosted a workshop titled “Analyzing, Validating, and Visualizing Results from Modeling: The Role of Big Data and New Technologies.” More than 120 people attended this …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Network Modeling Center

NMC’s Traffic Models Making the News

NMC’s Traffic Models Making the News

Not all research has practical applications for or immediate impact on our everyday lives. CTR’s Network Modeling Center (NMC), however, develops computer models that help transportation agencies evaluate and compare solutions and strategies for battling traffic congestion—including right here in the Central Texas area. As detailed by NMC’s partner in modeling, the Texas Advanced Computing …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Network Modeling Center

NMC Models Helping Local Communities See the Future

NMC Models Helping Local Communities See the Future

The Network Modeling Center has been busy lately helping Central Texans envision potential changes to their roadways. Using the models in the NMC toolbox, researchers Jennifer Duthie and Mason Gemar met with area stakeholders to get feedback on and allay concerns about upcoming construction projects. In October Dr. Gemar collaborated with TxDOT and Bastrop’s city …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Highways

New CTR logo and website!

New CTR logo and website!

Reflects focus on collaboration, innovation, and education. Friends of CTR- Over the past 50 years, the Center for Transportation Research (CTR) has undertaken pioneering efforts to improve transportation safety and accessibility, and enhance the economic vitality and the social vibrancy of our region, our state, and our country. So, as we celebrate 50 years of …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : CTR Library

Networking Modeling Center Year in Review

The Network Modeling Center (NMC) recently held an end-of-year event for researchers, staff, and students to celebrate 2013 accomplishments. Held at the Texas Advanced Computing Center’s (TACC) visualization lab, they showcased the two organizations’ recent collaboration, with focus given to the capabilities of a new visualization tool for the dynamic traffic assignment (DTA) model. NMC …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Network Modeling Center

Network Modeling Center Profile

Within CTR, a group of researchers and students dedicate their efforts to developing innovative transportation network models and bringing them into practice. Created in 2011, the Network Modeling Center (NMC) focuses on dynamic traffic assignment (DTA) models, allowing researchers to examine transportation networks and how changes to those networks will impact travelers’ route choices. NMC …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Network Modeling Center