|FY 2011 research funding:||$50.1M|
|State and national research centers:||9|
|Transportation professionals trained:||> 4,000|
|FY 2013 operating budget:||$62.4 M|
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), a member of The Texas A&M University System, seeks solutions to the problems and challenges facing all modes of transportation. TTI works on over 600 research projects with over 200 sponsors annually at all levels of government and the private sector. TTI is recognized as one of the finest higher education-affiliated transportation research agencies in the nation and helps prepare students for transportation careers.
TTI has saved the state and nation billions of dollars through strategies and products developed through its research program. Its research has a proven impact, resulting in lives, time and resources saved. The Institute has made significant advancements in transportation safety, mobility, planning, systems, infrastructure, the environment and other areas vital to an efficient transportation system and good quality of life.
Our mission is to solve transportation problems through research, to transfer technology, and to develop diverse human resources to meet the transportation challenges of tomorrow.
With headquarters and laboratories on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, TTI also maintains a full-service safety proving grounds facility and other research facilities in Bryan. TTI has offices in Arlington, Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Galveston, Houston and San Antonio. TTI also has a presence in Doha, Qatar, on the campus of Texas A&M University at Qatar, and in Mexico City.
Representative Research Areas
- Design, Construction and Maintenance
- International Border Operations
- Multimodal Operations
- Passenger and Freight Movement
- Pavements and Materials
- Policy, Planning and Economics
- Safety and Human Factors
- Structures and Roadside Safety
- Technology Transfer
- Traffic Management and Operations