2015 March

Research Digest March 2015: State DOT research

The March 2015 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library. This digest from CTR Library provides abstracts for 17 publications recently received from other states’ department of transportation research programs. The research projects represented here are from Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Virginia, and Washington. The reports …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

D-STOP 2015 Symposium Archive

The Inaugural D-STOP Symposium: “Pathways to a Connected/Autonomous Transportation World” Monday, March 2, 2015    7:45 to 4:45 View the day’s photo album.   Get the highlights in this article.   Watch the presentations. Overview This symposium is intended to bring together research being conducted as part of the Data Supported Transportation Operations and Planning (D-STOP) UTC …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

D-STOP Researchers Present at SXSW’s First UT Village

D-STOP Researchers Present at SXSW’s First UT Village

In keeping with the D-STOP research mission, CTR and WNCG (Wireless Networking and Communications Group) researchers collaborated to present their cutting-edge work on connected vehicles, 3D maps, and Big Data during the first-ever UT Village at SXSW Interactive 2015. This event featured panels and interactive research demonstrations and was open to all SXSW Interactive Badge Holders. …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Conference

Deadline Approaching for Application to D-STOP’S Summer Undergraduate Internship

D-STOP, in coordination with another USDOT Tier 1 research unit, the Center for Highway Pavement Preservation, will be hosting an 11-week summer internship for engineering undergraduates interested in transportation.  The University Transportation Center (UTC) Undergraduate Internship (UI) will provide interns with unique insight into transportation education and help prepare them for a possible career in the field. All UTC-UI interns …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Inaugural D-STOP Symposium Explores Pathways to Connected, Autonomous Transportation World

Inaugural D-STOP Symposium Explores Pathways to Connected, Autonomous Transportation World

Original article by Lauren Bringle Visit the 2015 symposium archive page to find links to the day’s PowerPoint presentations. View the presentation videos on YouTube.   In 2013, 32,719 fatalities resulted from traffic crashes, most of which were caused by driver error. Across the globe, people are facing longer commutes and five Texas communities are …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles