TTI/TAMUS Members Schedule of Presentations at TRB

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TTI and Texas A&M University Zachry Department of Civil Engineering researchers were selected to present papers at the annual Transportation Research Board (TRB) meeting this month on multiple topics, ranging from infrastructure and safety, to economics and the environment. The PDF below contains a schedule of presentations at the upcoming TRB meetings.

TTI’s Environmental and Emissions Research Facility Shows Off Its Capabilities

Concrete truck in front of TTI's environmental and emissions research laboratory.

Though the weather has cooled off as winter approaches, it wasn’t very long ago that temperatures in Bryan, Texas, were reaching triple digits. Not exactly the perfect weather for cold-weather testing, right? For the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s (TTI’s) Environmental and Emissions Research Facility (EERF), the hot weather outside proved no match for the icy … Read More

TTI Seeks Public Opinion on I-35 Traveler Information Effort


The I-35 corridor is getting an overhaul, especially between Hillsboro and Salado. Are you making the most of the travel information available to you? Researchers from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) want to hear from travelers about what information is useful, what isn’t, and what more could be provided. To participate in the brief, anonymous survey, … Read More

Cloudy with a Chance of Pain

Cloudy with a chance of pain--TTI's advanced traffic forecasting helps Austin prepare for 2035

TTI’s Advanced Traffic Forecasting Helps Austin Prepare for 2035 According to the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), 180,000 vehicles per day drive IH 35 between US 183 and SH 71, the 10-mile central artery for travel and commerce in Austin. Congestion time—defined as the number of hours when travelers cannot travel at least 50 miles … Read More

Crawford Selected for Inaugural LeadershipITE Class


Jason Crawford, regional manager of the North Texas Region at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) in Arlington, has been selected as a member of the LeadershipITE Class of 2014, the program’s inaugural class. LeadershipITE is a new program from the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). The Class of 2014 consists of 30 members from … Read More

TTI Offices Closed Dec. 23-Jan. 1

TTI offices are closed December 23-January 1. Have a safe and happy holiday!

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute will be on holiday break from Dec. 23- Jan. 1. TTI’s offices will resume normal office hours on Jan. 2. We wish everyone a safe and joyous holiday season!

Fall 2013 Safetynet Now Available

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The Center for Transportation Safety at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute recently converted the quarterly publication – Safetynet – from paper to an online, interactive format. This new format is intended to be viewed on your desktop internet browser, and includes video and other dynamic features highlighting a variety of topics. Sign up to receive Safetynet via email. … Read More

TTI and UTHealth Join Forces on 5-Year Transportation and Health Study Granted by NIH

Houston METRO train stopped at a station.

For the first time, the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) will team up with the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston (UTHealth), for a new project funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The five-year project will look at how the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County’s (METRO’s) light rail transit (LRT) … Read More

CTS Researcher Teaches Child Passenger Certification Class in Puerto Rico

Irene Rodriguez high fives a child in a safety seat.

Puerto Rican law requires fire stations to have at least one child passenger safety technician on staff to educate parents on the proper installation of the safety seats for their children as well as provide safety seats for families in need. Irene Rodriguez, assistant research specialist in the Center for Transportation Safety, has traveled to … Read More

Thanksgiving Day Travel: Get Informed, Plan Your Route, Relieve Some Stress

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As you’re planning your holiday travel this Thanksgiving, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) wants to make sure you’re aware of resources that can help get you where you’re going on time, safer, and a little less stressed out. The first thing to know is that mainlane closures will end Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 7 … Read More