James Kuhr

James Kuhr is a Research Associate with the Network Modeling Center at The University of Texas Center for Transportation Research (UT-CTR). Mr. Kuhr believes that transportation must become smarter, and he has tailored his research at CTR to focus on short- and long-range mobility planning for connected and autonomous vehicles.�His current projects include examining the impending implementation of autonomous vehicles and connected infrastructure for the North Central Texas Council of Governments, organizing and analyzing transportation-related data as contemplated in the CTR Data Rodeo Project, and working on the Texas Department of Transportation-sponsored advanced vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology prototypes. Mr. Kuhr draws on deep experience in public/private partnership financing and contracting and alternative delivery (design-build) construction methods from time working in business development for two of the world’s largest construction/concession companies.� In 2007, Mr. Kuhr�received a�B.S. in civil engineering (with a focus on transportation) from Texas A & M University. He received a J.D. from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010