2011 March

Student Awards and Honors

Kara Kockelman’s graduate student, Mr. Sashank Musti, received the 2010 Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) Wootan Award for Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Policy & Planning at the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board, January 2011. Kara Kockelman’s graduate student, Dr. Jason Lemp, received the International Association for Travel Behaviour Research (IATBR) 2009 Eric …


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Funding Scenarios for Texas Transportation: The 2030 Committee’s Enhanced Analysis

The 2030 Committee, which assessed the state’s transportation funding needs for the next two decades in a 2009 report, will present an updated analysis to the Texas Transportation Commission on Thursday, March 31. Entitled It’s About Time: Investing in Transportation to Keep Texas Economically Competitive, the report is an enhanced analysis of the current and …


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Recent Awards and Funding for UT Austin transportation researchers

David Maidment was selected to receive the 2011 Ven Te Chow Award from the ASCE Environmental and Water Resources Institute. This award recognizes individuals whose lifetime achievements in the field of hydrologic engineering have been distinguished by exceptional achievement and significant contributions in research, education or practice. Ken Stokoe was selected by ASCE as the …


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March Research Alert

Dear Researchers, Staff and Students, TxDOT uses a variety of channels to inform the public, including the latest in social media. They have set up pages on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube to get the public involved and stay connected. They also prepare regular podcasts featuring experts on pressing topics. Visit TxDOT’s Social Media page …


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Envision Freight Website Launched

http://www.envisionfreight.com/ This website was developed as part of the National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) project, Preserving and Protecting Freight Infrastructure and Routes, funded by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies. The project began in November 2009. The project announcement can be found on the TRB’s website. The purpose of this project …


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