Topic: Traffic

University of Texas Awarded $1.7 Million USDOT University Transportation Grant

Oct. 23, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded The University of Texas at Austin $1.7 million in grants to advance cutting-edge research and educational programs that address critical transportation challenges facing the nation.

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Computer Scientist Developing Intersections of the Future With Fully Autonomous Vehicles

Feb. 20, 2012

Intersections of the future will not need stop lights or stop signs, but will look like a somewhat chaotic flow of driverless, autonomous cars slipping past one another as they are managed by a virtual traffic controller, says computer scientist Peter Stone.

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Researchers aim to build a better future

Nov. 4, 2011
Researchers aim to build a better future

In The Big Question series, faculty experts reveal what idea, technology or policy in their fields will make the world a better place.

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Professor looks at traffic fatalities

Jan. 27, 2009
Professor looks at traffic fatalities

Traffic fatalities on the nation's roads are down nearly 10% over last year and the number of people killed in crashes this year is expected to reach the lowest level. The lower fatality levels come at a time when Americans have significantly reduced the amount they drive.

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