About the Library

About the Library

CTR Library contains all reports published by the Center and serves as the official depository of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Research Program. The entire collection contains over 25,000 print and electronic transportation-related reports from different agencies (FHWA, AASHTO, TRB, state-level transportation agencies, City of Austin, SWUTC, and more). Free full-text links are provided for nearly 50% of the collection, including 95% of the TxDOT research publications.

Library Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
(excluding UT holidays)

CTR Library services and resources are available to students, researchers, agencies, and the public. Visit our Library Services FAQ page for more information.


Library services are available at no charge.

See the Library Services FAQ page for more information.

Social Media

twitter logo link Our twitter feed includes updates about new publications, alerts about local and national transportation events, publication deadlines, suggested research tools, and more.

Pinterest logo link Our Pinterest boards are focused on a variety of transportation topics, events, library information, and useful research tools. Follow the ones that most interest you or follow them all!

YouTube channel logo link We are in the process of digitizing archived TxDOT Research Videos to add to our YouTube channel. Our graduate assistants publish video tutorials to help you use research databases.

Library staff also contribute to CTR’s News Blog and photos of the library and recent CTR events are archived on Flickr.