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Press Release:  Texas Partnership Chosen as Proving Grounds for Automated Vehicles

Press Release: Texas Partnership Chosen as Proving Grounds for Automated Vehicles

TEXAS PARTNERSHIP CHOSEN AS PROVING GROUNDS FOR AUTOMATED VEHICLES Research institutions partner with cities, regions, and TxDOT to advance development of connected and automated vehicle technologies News Release For Immediate Release January 24, 2017 AUSTIN – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has named Texas a national Automated Vehicle (AV) Proving Ground for the testing …


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

CTR Shines at RTI Quarterly Meetings

For more than 50 years CTR has been helping address the transportation needs and enhance quality of life for Texans, and the TxDOT research program offers us the main vehicle to do so. This year saw CTR’s contributions recognized at both of the quarterly meetings held so far by TxDOT’s Office of Research and Technology …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : CTR Library

Research Digest, Nov.2014: TxDOT Research

The November 2014 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This issue of the digest provides abstracts for 18 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Research Program publications that were published in September, October, and early November. These publications are from ongoing or completed research projects sponsored through …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

TxDOT Sound Barrier in Dallas

For anyone living in a densely populated urban area located next to a big highway moving lots of cars, they will testify to the amount of noise the roadways can generate. It significantly impacts the surrounding neighborhoods, and adversely affects their quality of life. Such was the case in the Dallas neighborhood of Edgefield off …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Environment

Emerging Transportation Technology in Texas

Study Finds Technology is Future of Transportation in Texas News Release For Immediate Release December 18, 2013 AUSTIN, Texas – A report encouraging investment in new transportation technologies in Texas – like self-driving cars – has been released by the Center for Transportation Research (CTR) at The University of Texas at Austin. Commissioned by the …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

October issue of the Research Digest

The October 2012 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 32 recent publications (August-October) from the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Cooperative Research Program. The research projects represented here are sponsored through the TxDOT Research and Technology Implementation Office (RTI) and cover a wide range of …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

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 …


Posted by clair  |  Category : Bicycles

June 2012 Research Digest

The June 2012 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 31 recent publications (May and June) from the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Research Program. The research projects represented here are sponsored through the TxDOT Research and Technology Implementation Office (RTI) and cover a wide range …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library