A lane is proposed to be added to the MoPac Expressway in both the north and south directions between Loop 360 and Parmer Lane. Driving alone in the new lane will lead to a toll charge. NMC examined the impact that this facility could have on traffic in downtown Austin.View
The construction of several new schools in Williamson County will lead to new travel demand and new roadways. The goal of this project is to assess the future impact of these changes on nearby roadways including a nearby highway interchange and to examine several options for interchange redesign.
State Highway 45 Southwest is a proposed east-west roadway near the southern border of Travis County. Several configurations of the proposed roadway are being examined including tolled and untolled facilities and two- and four-lane roadways.
NMC staff and students have examined the impact of converting 7th and 8th Streets in downtown Austin from one-way to two-way streets in both the AM and PM peak periods. Results from this study can be found here:View
This two year project for the Texas Department of Transportation developed guidelines for adapting DTA to model and mitigate bottlenecks more generally.View
There are seven tasks that will be completed during this two year project for the Texas Department of Transportation.
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