Topic: Center for Transportation Research

AI and Supercomputers Help Alleviate Urban Traffic Problems

Dec. 11, 2017
Still from autonomous traffic camera video analysis

Researchers developed a tool that uses artificial intelligence and supercomputers to automatically recognize objects in raw traffic camera footage and characterize how they move and interact.

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U.S. Transportation Secretary to Meet with Texas Engineers

April 21, 2015
Cockrell School of Engineering

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will visit the Cockrell School of Engineering’s Center for Transportation Research (CTR) to meet with graduate students, faculty members and researchers. 

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A Better Way From Here to There

Oct. 2, 2014
A Better Way From Here to There

Longhorn Game Changer Chandra Bhat is an expert in understanding how people move through urban environments. His work on long-term transportation planning may help gridlock disappear.

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UT Austin Faculty Offer Insight into SXSW Tragedy

March 13, 2014

As Austin, the nation and the international community mourn the tragic automobile accident at SXSW early Thursday morning, several faculty experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to help members of the media better understand issues raised by the incident. This list will likely be expanded. Please check back for the latest contacts. 

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Austin Traffic's Silver Lining

Nov. 4, 2013
Austin Traffic's Silver Lining

The good news about Austin's worsening traffic? It will be the focus of a major study by the Center for Transportation Research. Read more about this and other recent headlines.

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