Professors Ming Zhang, Talia McCray and Dean Frederick Steiner have been part of a national network of researchers focused on the emergence of what are being called "megaregions" in the United States. Megaregions are networked metropolitan areas, where individual places are becoming increasingly integrated through transportation, information and business networks. The Texas megaregion covers Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio. The focus of project research has been on the transportation policy implications of this pattern of growth.
The Makeshift Texas Triangle: Building Resiliency Across a Vulnerable Landscape, a Report by Billy Fleming, Frederick Steiner and Talia McCray
Reinventing the Texas Triangle: Solutions for Growing Challenges, a Report by Kent Butler, Sara Hammerschmidt, Frederick Steiner, and Ming Zhang [pdf 1.4 mb]