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2014-15 TxDOT College Challenge

College Challenge - Rice

TxDOT invites four-year college and university student teams to create innovative projects that provide solutions to present and future transportation challenges.  This year’s program has been extended through the full school year.  The winning team will be announced at the Texas Transportation Commission meeting in Austin on May 28, 2015.

Rice University - 2013 TxDOT College Challenge Winner

Students presented their projects at the 9th annual Texas Transportation Forum in San Antonio, where the audience voted to help select the winners.

Rice University received the top prize in the first TxDOT College Challenge. The team of Rice students developed an expandable bike rack to increase the number of bicyclists who can ride public buses.

College Challenge - Austin

Students from Austin College in Sherman and the University of Houston were awarded second and third places.

Corporate Sponsor

The Texas Good Roads and Transportation Association sponsored the competition with TxDOT.

Contact Us

For questions, call (512) 416-4639 or email us. You may also sign up to be on our email list for future communication on the TxDOT College Challenge program.