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CTR's Rob Harrison interviewed in KXAN's report on yesterday's I35 truck/bridge crash: http://ow.ly/KSU6d
Crashes like the one Thursday in Salado impact not just on human lives, but the economy. A transportation expert estimates the bridge crash …
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Check out Dr. Chandra Bhat's op-ed on reducing non-motorist fatality rates: http://bit.ly/1961dOC
Drivers, non-motorists must work to reduce fatality rate
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Attention engineering undergrads! How would you like to spend your summer kick-starting your career in transportation? D-STOP and CHPP are hosting an 11-week internship that will help prepare you for admission to one of the nation's highest-ranked engineering graduate programs--UT Austin's Cockrell School.

**Apply by Monday, April 6.**

Interns who are not current UT students will each receive a fellowship stipend of $4,500 over the 11-week period. UT student interns will receive $3,500.

http://ow.ly/KAalh
University Transportation Center (UTC) Undergraduate Internship (UI) Download brochure and application. Transportation at the Cockrell School of Engineering If transportation interests you, the UTC-UI can help prepare you for admission to one of the highest ranked graduate programs in the nat...
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If you think Austin traffic is bad today, what happens in 25 years when the population is expected to double? The Draft CAMPO 2040 Regional Transportation Plan is available for review and they want your feedback. Stop by their Virtual Open House: http://ow.ly/KxjUV
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CTR's Kara Kockelman is quoted in this in-depth article about the emergence--and emerging issues--of automated vehicles. http://ow.ly/KioNa
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Did you know about Austin's citywide public transit experiment?

"Austin was actually the site of one of the largest experiments in free transit. From October 1989 until December 1990 the city made its entire system free. But according to an October 2002 paper by the National Center for Transportation Research in Florida, the experiment in Austin and in some other cities in the U.S. mostly lured new riders away from cycling and walking and not out of cars."

Well, we tried. Read the full article: http://ow.ly/KfF7v
OC Transpo fares are set to go up again, but this time, one councillor has broken with the dogma of leaving property taxes alone while leaning on user fees to cover incremental costs. At last week’s transit commission meeting, Coun.
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Congratulations to CTR's Mike Englehardt, recently a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). This award honors individuals who have made a difference in the structural steel industry's success and recognizes their outstanding service over a sustained period of years to AISC and the structural steel design/construction/academic community. Deemed an "industry superstar," Englehardt will receive his award at the steel industry conference in Nashville. http://ow.ly/KBq7i
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CTR & WNCG researchers on 3D mapping, CVs, and Big Data at SXSW’s 1st UT Village: http://ow.ly/KBiU8
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CTR's Chandra Bhat and Mike Walton, along with WNCG's Robert Heath and Todd Humphreys, are presenting at UT Village this Sunday 12:30 to 1:30 on the topic of connected vehicles. http://ow.ly/KjiGr

UT Village will feature inventors, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs from UT Austin at SXSW in an all-day showcase of innovation and expertise. From health care devices and 3-D printing to connected cars and augmented reality tech, explore the research, network with the creators, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the latest technologies coming out of UT Austin.

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown

Open to all SXSW Interactive, Platinum, and Gold Badge Holders
The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin offers nationally top ranked undergraduate and graduate degrees in aerospace, architectural, biomedical chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, geosystems, mechanical, and petroleum engineering. With the nation's fourth highest number of faculty members elected to the National Academy of Engineering, the Cockrell School's more than 7,000 students work with many...
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Did you miss the 2015 D-STOP Symposium? Don't worry, we have the session videos for you on YouTube: http://ow.ly/JZvV5

Just want the photo highlights? Check out our album: http://ow.ly/JZw8a

Finally, all of the PowerPoint files will be available soon on the main D-STOP Symposium page: http://ow.ly/JZwfV
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The Center for Transportation Research is a nationally recognized research institution focusing on transportation research, education, and public service. Established in 1963 as the Center for Highway Research, its current and ongoing projects address virtually all aspects of transportation, including economics, multimodal systems, traffic congestion relief, transportation policy, materials, structures, transit, environmental impacts, driver behavior, land use, geometric design, accessibility, and pavements.