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Press Release: Texas Mobility Summit Shifts Smart Transportation Into High Gear

For Immediate Release Oct. 11, 2017 The next generation of mobility is here and Texas is ready to boldly move forward. The state is building upon its designation by the U.S. Department of Transportation as an automated vehicle proving ground and following through with direction from the state legislature that Texas is open for innovation. …

News post by Kevyn B.  |  Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

Texas Mobility Summit Advances a Statewide Strategy for Transportation Innovation

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Mobility Summit brought together teams representing ten Texas cities and three research institutions in Austin on December 1-2.  Hosted by the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Texas Technology Task Force, the Summit is the first step in a strategy that would put Texas on the path to becoming the nation’s …

News post by Maureen Kelly  |  Events

D-STOP Maintained Tech Transfer Efforts in 2015

D-STOP researchers continue to be in demand, and continue to provide their expertise to a variety of outlets. Dr. Chandra Bhat was interviewed for TV news stories on the topics of the systemic financial costs of fatality crashes and the issue of securing self-driving vehicles from hackers, as well as quoted in a radio story on the safety and congestion benefits of …

News post by Maureen Kelly  |  D-STOP

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. …

News post by Maureen Kelly  |  Conference