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New CTR Library Enhancement

We added an RSS feed as well as a Feedburner subscription to our new materials page. Now you can subscribe to an email alert that will alert you within 24 hours of a new report added to our catalog. There are several options to choose for your email: all acquisitions, TxDOT, CTR, TRB, and SWUTC …


Posted by louise_r  |  Category : CTR Library

Robert Harrison speaks on Panama Canal expansion at the Seventh Annual TxDOT Transportation Forum

Robert Harrison spoke to transportation leaders on the Panama Canal expansion at the recent Seventh Annual TxDOT Transportation Forum in San Antonio, Texas. Harrison is the Deputy Director of the Center for Transportation Research (CTR) at The University of Texas at Austin. “The new locks on the Panama Canal will offer shippers in Texas and …


Posted by clair  |  Category : Conference

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 …


Posted by clair  |  Category : Bicycles

Panama Canal Expansion and World Trade

The theme for the Center for Transportation Research’s Annual Symposium was “Texas Freight: Beyond 2014.” The keynote speaker for the event was Mr. Rodolfo R. Sabonge, the Vice President of Market Research and Analysis of the Panama Canal Authority. Mr. Sabonge, who is responsible for competitive intelligence, pricing, and customer relations at the Panama Canal, …


Posted by clair  |  Category : Conference

Funding Scenarios for Texas Transportation: The 2030 Committee’s Enhanced Analysis

The 2030 Committee, which assessed the state’s transportation funding needs for the next two decades in a 2009 report, will present an updated analysis to the Texas Transportation Commission on Thursday, March 31. Entitled It’s About Time: Investing in Transportation to Keep Texas Economically Competitive, the report is an enhanced analysis of the current and …


Posted by clair  |  Category : News

Mike Walton Receives TxDOT Road Hand Award (from CAEE Web)

C. Michael Walton, Professor in Transportation Engineering, was recently awarded the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Road Hand Award. This award is an honored TxDOT tradition to acknowledge those who have made improvements to Texas transportation a labor of love. In the early days of the 20th century, anyone who helped build roads was called …


Posted by clair  |  Category : Awards