About Us

UTA College Park Center

University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is an elite, diverse research university with activities focused around four key areas: Sustainable Urban Communities, Health and the Human Condition, Global Environmental Impact, and Data-Driven Discovery. UTA is classified as a Tier 1 Research University from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions for Higher Education.

The Regional Assessment is led by experienced and outstanding faculty and researchers from diverse disciplines including Urban Planning, Public Policy, and Civil Engineering. The research team for this project is comprised of 20 researchers including professors, doctoral students, and masters students.

Principal Investigator

Stephen Mattingly is an Associate Professor of civil engineering. His expertise is in transportation and public health, livable communities, transportation planning, public transit, bicycle and pedestrian behavior and safety. Dr. Mattingly is the UTA lead on Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities and the National Institute for Transportation and Communities, which is the U.S. Department of Transportation’s national center for livable communities, and one of five U.S. DOT national university transportation centers.​

Co-Principal Investigators

Dr. Ivonne Audirac

Dr. Myriam Igoufe

Dr. Nick Fang