Worldwide Transportation

CTR Meets with Azerbaijani Delegation, Helps Shape Possible Trade Transit Corridor

CTR Meets with Azerbaijani Delegation, Helps Shape Possible Trade Transit Corridor

The Texas division of the U.S. Department of State (USDS) invited CTR, in partnership with the LBJ School of Public Affairs, to provide presentations to an Azerbaijani delegation concerning CTR’s port and transit corridor research. (View the PowerPoint presentation.) Robert Harrison, CTR Deputy Director and Senior Research Scientist, and Dr. Leigh Boske, retired Professor of …

Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Freight

Kara Kockelman: what in your field could make the world a better place?

Professor Kara Kockelman responds to the question “What in your field could make the world a better place?” With population and standards of living rising, associated transportation congestion, energy demands and environmental impacts are serious concerns. In terms of advances that will enhance our future, I am most excited about vehicle sharing, vehicle propulsion and …

Posted by clair  |  Category : Energy & Resources

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

Chandra Bhat receives S.S. Steinberg Award

Chandra Bhat received the S.S. Steinberg Award from the Research and Education Division of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association. Chandra accepted the award at the January Transportation Research Board (TRB) in January 2010. Read more:–education-division-award-/

Posted by clair  |  Category : Awards

TRB awards “2009 Young Researcher Award” to UT authors

Kara Kockelman and Cara Wang received the 2009 Young Researcher Award this year from the Transportation Research Board’s Committee on Statistical Methods (ABJ80) for paper titled “Application of the Dynamic Spatial Ordered Probit Model: Patterns of Ozone Concentration in Austin, Texas,” January 2010. In related TRB news, Dr. Kockelmen will step down from her position …

Posted by clair  |  Category : Awards