2011 September 30

Kara Kockelman: what in your field could make the world a better place?

Professor Kara Kockelman responds to the question “What in your field could make the world a better place?” With population and standards of living rising, associated transportation congestion, energy demands and environmental impacts are serious concerns. In terms of advances that will enhance our future, I am most excited about vehicle sharing, vehicle propulsion and …

Posted by clair  |  Category : Energy & Resources

No surprise, Austin gridlock gets worse (from Kxan news)

2011 Urban mobility study covered by local news network in Austin: Austin’s growth is showing up in the morning and afternoon commutes. According to the 2011 Urban Mobility report produced by the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M , in 1982 Austinites spent an average nine hours a year in traffic. In 2010, that figure …

Posted by clair  |  Category : News