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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 …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

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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New Centimeter-Accurate GPS System Could Transform Virtual Reality and Mobile Devices

New Centimeter-Accurate GPS System Could Transform Virtual Reality and Mobile Devices

Original article written by Sandra Zaragoza AUSTIN, Texas — D-STOP researchers have developed a centimeter-accurate GPS-based positioning system that could revolutionize geolocation on virtual reality headsets, cellphones, and other technologies, making global positioning and orientation far more precise than what is currently available on a mobile device. The researchers’ new system could allow unmanned aerial vehicles …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Research Digest, Nov.2014: TxDOT Research

The November 2014 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This issue of the digest provides abstracts for 18 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Research Program publications that were published in September, October, and early November. These publications are from ongoing or completed research projects sponsored through …


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Research Digest, Sep. 2014: TxDOT Research

The September 2014 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This issue of the digest provides abstracts for 18 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Research Program publications that were published in August and September. These publications are from ongoing or completed research projects sponsored through the TxDOT …


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CTR Shows Its Multidisciplinary Strength

CTR Shows Its Multidisciplinary Strength

CTR recently completed a multidisciplinary project that developed a Stretch and Flex program for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). This initiative merged CTR’s transportation fieldwork expertise with the healthy movement know-how of the UT Department of Kinesiology (one of the top 5 Departments of Kinesiology in the country). “This research project was an excellent …


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