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Research Digest, July 2018: TRB

Research Digest, July 2018: TRB

The July 2018 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts and full-text links for 18 recent publications from the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP), Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP), and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP). The …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

Press Release: Texas Releases Statewide Request for Information

Press Release: Texas Releases Statewide Request for Information

Texas Releases Statewide Request for Information: Texas Connected Freight Corridors Program Seeks Industry Partners to Improve Freight Mobility AUSTIN – The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Texas Innovation Alliance (TIA), is seeking input from private-sector freight mobility partners for the Texas Connected …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : Freight

D-STOP Presentation Portfolio Spring 2018

D-STOP Presentation Portfolio Spring 2018

Here’s a handy way to get an overview of some of the current D-STOP projects: peruse the presentations provided at April’s Business Advisory Council meeting. These files provide project updates and describe center initiatives. General D-STOP overview General SAVES overview [SAVES (Situation-Aware Vehicular Engineering Systems) is a research center within UT’s Wireless Networking and Communications …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Research Digest, June 2018: TxDOT Research

Research Digest, June 2018: TxDOT Research

The June 2018 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 9 recent publications from the research program sponsored by TxDOT’s Research and Technology Implementation Division​ (RTI). The research projects represented here cover a wide range of topics. This issue includes reports …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

D-STOP Research Spotlight: The Transportation Data Discovery Environment

D-STOP Research Spotlight: The Transportation Data Discovery Environment

Initiated in January 2015, the Transportation Data Discovery Environment (also known as the Data Rodeo) project leverages the computing resources and expertise at UT to develop a “data discovery environment” (DDE) for transportation data to aid in agency decision-making and research. Read GCN Many efforts focus on leveraging transportation data to help travelers make decisions, …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Transferring D-STOP Technology

Following are some highlights of our most recent technology transfer activities. See a full listing of D-STOP presentations. Industry Affiliations Deepened: April 11, 2018 D-STOP was designed to be collaborative and promote data-based technology development in a variety of industry and academic organizations. In fact, the center spurred the creation of another, complementary center: UT …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

D-STOP Workforce Development Roundup

D-STOP Workforce Development Roundup

Here’s a small sampling of D-STOP’s workforce development activities. D-STOP Students Recognized and Recruited D-STOP selected MS student Rahul Patel (supervised by Dr. Stephen Boyles) as its 2017 Outstanding Student of the Year. MS student John Helsel (also supervised by Dr. Stephen Boyles) was awarded the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) 2017 Charley V. …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Press Release: Texas Releases Statewide Automated Vehicle Procurement

Press Release: Texas Releases Statewide Automated Vehicle Procurement

TEXAS RELEASES STATEWIDE AUTOMATED VEHICLE PROCUREMENT: Another Step Forward to Enable Automated Vehicle Development HGACBuy in partnership with the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), and Texas Innovation Alliance issues a statewide request for proposals (RFP) for automated vehicles. TEXAS – Transportation is the new frontier in the emerging technology market, and Texas is …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles