The Data-Supported Transportation Operations and Planning Center (D-STOP) is a Tier 1 University Transportation Center supporting economic competitiveness through contributions to effective infrastructure operations, planning, and the development of a more skilled workforce.
D-STOP’s mission is to develop fundamentally new methodologies to better harness traditional and recent data sources in seeking to improve models for transportation planning and traffic operations.
Dr. Chandra R. Bhat is the Director of the Center for Transportation Research (CTR) and the Adnan Abou-Ayyash Centennial Professor in Transportation Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches courses in transportation systems analysis and transportation planning.Visit Now
Transportation agencies collect data to measure characteristics of traffic on the roadway network, producing estimates of average annual daily traffic and vehicle-miles traveled, generating inputs to geometric design, safety analysis, demand modeling, and impact assessment, and examining the overall effect of strategies such as tolls and congestion pricing.Learn More
D-STOP’s research activities will focus on harnessing innovative technologies and data sources to develop architectures and systems for data collection and analysis.Read More