Publications

Press Release: Texas Mobility Summit Shifts Smart Transportation Into High Gear

Press Release: Texas Mobility Summit Shifts Smart Transportation Into High Gear

For Immediate Release Oct. 11, 2017 The next generation of mobility is here and Texas is ready to boldly move forward. The state is building upon its designation by the U.S. Department of Transportation as an automated vehicle proving ground and following through with direction from the state legislature that Texas is open for innovation. …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

CTR Releases Its 2015–16 Annual Report

CTR Releases Its 2015–16 Annual Report

Now celebrating 54 years of research excellence, CTR is pleased to announce the release of this 2015–2016 annual report, highlighting just some of CTR’s many contributions to education and research, as well as its technology transfer activities. Our collaborations and research truly change the world due to the expertise, creativity, and resourcefulness of our researchers, students, and …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Publications

CTR Hosting Self-Driving Minibus Demo during SXSW

CTR Hosting Self-Driving Minibus Demo during SXSW

***MEDIA ALERT*** FUTURE OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN AUSTIN ON DISPLAY MARCH 16-17 Media and public invited to experience riding in a fully autonomous electric shuttle for the first time in Austin What:    Capital Metro, along with transportation partners RATP Dev, McDonald Transit Associates, and UT Austin’s Center for Transportation Research, will provide a demonstration of an …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Press Release

Press Release:  Texas Partnership Chosen as Proving Grounds for Automated Vehicles

Press Release: Texas Partnership Chosen as Proving Grounds for Automated Vehicles

TEXAS PARTNERSHIP CHOSEN AS PROVING GROUNDS FOR AUTOMATED VEHICLES Research institutions partner with cities, regions, and TxDOT to advance development of connected and automated vehicle technologies News Release For Immediate Release January 24, 2017 AUSTIN – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has named Texas a national Automated Vehicle (AV) Proving Ground for the testing …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

Texas Mobility Summit Advances a Statewide Strategy for Transportation Innovation

Texas Mobility Summit Advances a Statewide Strategy for Transportation Innovation

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Mobility Summit brought together teams representing ten Texas cities and three research institutions in Austin on December 1-2.  Hosted by the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Texas Technology Task Force, the Summit is the first step in a strategy that would put Texas on the path to becoming the nation’s …


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Research Digest, Mar.2016: TxDOT Research

Research Digest, Mar.2016: TxDOT Research

The March 2016 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 7 recent publications from the research program sponsored by TxDOT’s Research and Technology Implementation Office​ (RTI). The research projects represented here cover a wide range of topics. This issue includes technical …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

Research Digest, July 2015: TRB research

Research Digest, July 2015: TRB research

The July 2015 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 19 recent publications received at the library from the Transportation Research Board (TRB). The selected publications include syntheses of information and best practice guidelines on a variety of topics from TRB’s …


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Research Digest June 2015: SWUTC

Research Digest June 2015: SWUTC

CTR Library’s  June 2015 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 11 recent publications from Southwest Region University Transportation Center (SWUTC). The SWUTC is a consortium of five universities (Texas A&M University System, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Southern University, Louisiana State University, and …


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