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CTR Joins New National University Transportation Center

With Asad Khattak (CEE) as an associate director for the new center, CTR is a leading contributor to the Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS), a new national university transportation center funded by the US Department of Transportation. Led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Highway Safety Research Center, the CSCRS unites leading programs in transportation research, planning, public health, data science, and engineering, with UNC, UT, Duke University, Florida Atlantic University, and the University of California, Berkeley all taking part. The Center for Transportation Research and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will head UT’s efforts at the new center.

Chris Cherry’s (CEE) project, Completing the Picture of Traffic Injuries: Understanding Data Needs and Opportunities for Road Safety, has been chosen as one of eight Quick Start Project to receive year one funding. Khattak is co-PI on the Quick Start Project Advanced Analytics for Vulnerable Road Use20r Scenarios.

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