CREATE University Transportation Center

CREATE UTC

CREATE is a Tier 1 University Transportation Center (UTC) with a focus on statutory research priority area D, Improving the durability and extending the life of transportation infrastructure. The Coastal Research and Education Actions for Transportation Equity (CREATE) Center focuses on coastal multimodal transportation infrastructure.

 

MISSION STATEMENT:

Enhance coastal transportation infrastructure durability to ensure lasting impacts on society and the environment

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OUR CENTER DIRECTORY

Our consortium partners include Texas State University, Oregon State University, Texas A&M University, University of Miami, and University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez. All partners are in regions with facilities to support coastal research and education activities.

EXECUTIVE ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Valued members of the transportation community that have accepted this collaborative responsibility.

RESEARCH

OUR FOCUS IS....
...on coastal multimodal transportation infrastructure will contribute to the US Department of Transportation’s strategic goals with our primary being Equity and our secondary being Climate and Sustainability and Transformation.
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RESEARCH THRUSTS

RESEARCH THRUSTS

our research is aligned on core research areas that include: resilience and sustainability in transportation systems, advanced data analytics for smart mobility, and innovative technologies for multimodal transportation solutions.

Summer Transportation Camp

During the two-week residential program, students will participate in academic and enhancement activities designed to improve their skills in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and leadership.
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Transportation Influencer

Stacey Kulesza is an associate professor of civil engineering in the Ingram School of Engineering at TXST in San Marcos. She is also the director of the CREATE UTC; a research focused consortium of universities led by TXST. Featured in the TR News as a "Transportation Influencer" September-October 2023 (page 42). Transportation Influencer highlights the journey of young professionals active in TRB. Since 2020, she has served as committee communications coordinator for TRB’s Standing Committee on Transportation Earthworks.”

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