Safety

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 …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Publications

VeloTexas 2012: promoting safer travel by bicycle

UT students, researchers, City of Austin and San Antonio city planners, TxDOT coordinators, bicyclists, and representatives of Movability Austin will gather for two days in Austin at VeloTexas to promote the use of bicycles and safety in Texas. “Through this effort we hope to promote bicycle use as a basic travel mode — but maybe …


Posted by clair  |  Category : Bicycles

Kara Kockelman grad course on crash history studies makes the news.

Professor Kara Kockelman’s graduate course set out to explore crash histories so that personal characteristics could be better linked to crash risks. Exploring American Drivers’ Crash Histories: Transportation Data Acquisition and Analysis: new article is up about this graduate student course taught by UT Austin’s professor, Kara Kockelman. Read all about it on the CAEE …


Posted by clair  |  Category : Faculty

Clyde Lee receives Pioneer Award from Transportation Research Board

The Transportation Research Board Joint Subcommittee on Traffic Simulation “Traffic Simulation Pioneer Award” was presented Tuesday, January 19, 2010, by committee chair Dr. Tom Rioux to Dr. Clyde Lee, Professor Emeritus of The University of Texas at Austin, for his pioneering efforts in traffic simulation starting with the TEXAS Model for Intersection Traffic in 1968. …


Posted by clair  |  Category : Awards