Transportation Operations


The Transportation Operations Group at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute conducts research, transfers technology, and educates future leaders of the transportation profession. Our vision is to be recognized as a premier group in transportation system operations research.

Research units within TOG include:


The mission of the Transportation Operations Group is to facilitate innovations in transportation system operations through leadership in research, education, and technology transfer.


Researchers in the Transportation Operations Group have expertise in many areas of transportation research, including the following:

  • intelligent transportation systems (ITS),
  • professional development,
  • roadway design,
  • signal operations,
  • signs and markings,
  • work zone safety,
  • dynamic message signs,
  • infrastructure management,
  • research implementation,
  • system monitoring, and
  • traffic control systems.

Cooperative Relationships/Sponsors

The Transportation Operations Group maintains cooperative relationships with the Federal Highway Administration and the Texas Department of Transportation, as well as numerous other state departments of transportation, universities, research institutes, city governments, and industry.