Alumni Profile: Alison Conway

Alumni Profile: Alison Conway

Traveling through a Fjord in Norway last summerName: Alison Conway Hometown: Philadelphia, PA Currently Residing: New York, NY Current job: Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the City College of New York and Associate Director for New Initiatives at the Region 2 University Transportation Research Center (UTRC). Graduated from UT: 2009 Hobbies outside of work: …

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Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and bicycling initiatives

  Dr. Randy B. Machemehl, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, and VeloTexas organizer Gonzalo Camacho.  Photos, article by Clair LaVaye Forth Worth Mayor Betsy Price says that Texans need to get aggressive and creative about solving congestion issues. She gave an update on Fort Worth’s efforts to develop bicycling facilities to encourage transportation alternatives on Friday at …

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VeloTexas 2012: promoting safer travel by bicycle

UT students, researchers, City of Austin and San Antonio city planners, TxDOT coordinators, bicyclists, and representatives of Movability Austin will gather for two days in Austin at VeloTexas to promote the use of bicycles and safety in Texas. “Through this effort we hope to promote bicycle use as a basic travel mode — but maybe …

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CycleTracks Austin project wins 2011 Women’s Transportation Seminar Heart of Texas Chapter Innovative Transportation Solutions award at the 2012 Annual Fundraising Gala.

UT-Austin/CTR attendees at the Women’s Transportation Seminar Heart of Texas Chapter’s 2012 Annual Fundraising Gala. Back row from left: Katherine Kortum, Ashley Williams, Jorge Prozzi, Jolanda Prozzi, Bridget Bienkowski, Talia McCray, Jen Duthie. Front row from left: Yiyi Wang, Sarah Janak, Lisa Loftus-Otway, Meredith Cebelak. UT student researchers Yiyi Wang and Katherine Kortum won the …

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Cycle Tracks: a way to help transportation researchers study bike usage in Austin

The Center for Transportation Research has partnered with the Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas Transportation Institute to study the use of bicycles in Austin. Researchers are asking Austin bicyclists to help them gather information about bike usage through the use of a smart phone app, Cycle Tracks. Research using Cycle Tracks is also …

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