Transportation Planning

The Transportation Planning Program at TTI administers travel survey programs throughout the state of Texas.

The Transportation Planning Program at TTI administers travel survey programs throughout the state of Texas.

The Transportation Planning Program conducts research on travel behavior and related travel data collection methods. Based on more than a decade of travel survey work, researchers have accumulated a vast knowledge base in travel data collection methods, survey sampling, and data expansion procedures.

Additionally, researchers perform travel demand analyses, freight model analyses, demographic forecasting used to support travel demand models, and land use impact analyses.

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Featured Research
TTI Transportation Planners Find New Ways to Conduct Travel Surveys

Using new methods for obtaining traveler information, researchers with the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) are using technology in new ways to conduct an external travel survey for Omaha, Nebraska, and neighboring Council Bluffs, Iowa. The survey will take place this spring.

Instead of relying on traditional, more intrusive methods to obtain traveler information that requires stopping motorists for interviews, researchers will use a TTI-developed Bluetooth® technology called Anonymous Wireless Address Matching (AWAM). The system is able to read the unique addresses from anonymous wireless devices, such as cell phones and on-board diagnostic systems.

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