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Current Transportation Research Center News

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Business and Community | July 23, 2018

The three organizations will collaborate to research and develop new autonomous transportation solutions for Southern Nevada.

Campus News | March 10, 2014
Venkat, a faculty member in electrical and computer engineering at UNLV since 1989, was named interim dean of the college in 2010.
Research | September 3, 2013

Engineering professor Pushkin Kachroo shares his ideas for making transportation around the Valley faster and safer.

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Campus News | July 12, 2013
Event July 14-19 introduces high schoolers from throughout the state to careers in transportation industry.
Campus News | February 6, 2013
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs at UNLV.
Campus News | July 23, 2012

A collection of stories featuring UNLV's work in the community that have made news in 2012.

Transportation Research Center In The News

Las Vegas Sun
August 17, 2020

America’s appetite for big pickup trucks and SUVs is killing us.

March 4, 2020

Running red lights. Dodging in and out of traffic. Or racing fast ahead—only to get to the next stoplight.

Progressive Railroading
February 1, 2020

When it comes to efficiently processing and analyzing massive amounts of data, traditional techniques no longer cut it for railroads. They need more modern options like Big Data, a process aimed at analyzing and systematically extracting information from data sets that are too large or complex to handle via traditional processing methods.

November 22, 2019

Sunrise Hospital Trauma Services and the UNLV Vulnerable Road Users Project teamed up Thursday to teach students from Las Vegas High School about the dangers of driving distracted or under the influence.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 5, 2019

As the days get darker, a new campaign aims to encourage drivers and pedestrians to look out for one another on Las Vegas Valley roads.

Associated Press
November 5, 2019

Public safety officials in Nevada are beginning a drive to improve pedestrian safety with chalk silhouettes on roads, reflective bands for people crossing streets, and advisories for motorists.

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