Fitzpatrick, Briaud Receive Regents Awards

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Kay Fitzpatrick and Jean-Louis Briaud were each named recipients of The Texas A&M University System’s Regents Fellow Service Award during a ceremony Feb. 11. The Regents Fellow Service Award is reserved for those A&M System employees “who have provided exemplary professional service to society that has created large and lasting benefits to Texas and beyond.” Fitzpatrick, … Read More

TTI Requests Input Regarding Transportation Reinvestment Zones

Aerial view of El Paso.

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) is requesting input from county and city officials regarding Transportation Reinvestment Zones (TRZ) (this does not include County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zones).  The purpose of the study is to identify the advantages, disadvantages and lessons learned by local governments and other agencies that have considered or may be utilizing … Read More

TTI Recognized for Variable Speed Limit Pilot Project

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The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) and its partners have been recognized by the Intelligent Transportation Society of Texas (ITS Texas) for implementing a variable speed limit (VSL) pilot program designed to ease congestion and save lives. The Outstanding Project Award was presented to TTI, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Southwest Research … Read More

Turnbull Honored with TRB’s Carey Award

Kirk Steudle, Director, Michigan Department of Transportation and Chair, TRB Executive Committee and TTI Executive Director Katie Turnbull.

Katie Turnbull, executive associate director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), was presented with the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB’s) W. N. Carey, Jr. Distinguished Service Award on Jan 14, at the TRB Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Turnbull was recognized for her outstanding service to TRB and transportation research. Since 1988, Turnbull has provided … Read More

Registration Now Open for the 2015 Traffic Safety Conference

Traffic Safety Conference June 8 – 10, 2015. Save the date. Omni Corpus Christi 900 N. Shoreline Blvd Corpus Christi, Tx.

Planning is underway for the 2015 Statewide Traffic Safety Conference in Corpus Christi June 8 – 10, 2015. No matter what your area of expertise may be or what specific approaches to solving traffic safety problems you take, we’re all working toward a common goal: significant and permanent reductions in the deaths and injuries on … Read More

Epps Receives ARTBA’s Steinberg Award at TRB


Jon Epps, executive associate director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) — with 45 years of combined experience as an educator, researcher, academic administrator and industry executive — was honored with the 2015 S. S. Steinberg Award during the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Jan. 12. The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) … Read More

Kuhn Appointed Chair of ITE Coordinating Council

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Texas A&M Transportation Institute Division Head and Senior Research Engineer Beverly Kuhn was recently appointed as Chair of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Coordinating Council. Kuhn’s appointment began on Jan. 1. The coordinating council coordinates activities of the professional, technical and employer-type councils of ITE and oversees more than 70 council projects currently underway, … Read More

TTI, TxDOT Seek Participants in Statewide Web Survey

Row of ride-sharing bikes on a rack.

Ride-share, bike-share, car-share – would alternative mobility programs help your area? Texas is one of the fastest growing states in the nation and its growth is expected to continue. The challenge of prioritizing limited transportation resources requires a proactive approach to managing these resources. On behalf of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), the Texas … Read More

Spiegelman Named AAAS Fellow

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Elected by his peers, Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) Senior Research Scientist Cliff Spiegelman has been named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). It’s an honor reserved for AAAS members to highlight their contributions to innovation, education and scientific leadership. The association began the tradition of selecting AAAS Fellows in … Read More

TTI, TxDOT Team Up to Test Connected Vehicle Technology

Interstate 35 sign superimposed in front of I-35 roadway traffic.

Connected vehicles are coming. The transportation industry is already working on standards and prototypes. And part of developing those is testing both to ensure the future of transportation is as safe, efficient and reliable as possible. A portion of I-35 could soon become a national test bed for connected vehicle research, thanks in part to … Read More