Researchers study traffic make-up on Texas’ I-35 & SH 130

In the Austin area, more than 220,000 vehicles travel on I-35 on a daily basis. In contrast, SH 130, the tolled bypass around Austin only carries 40,000 vehicles daily. Why do more vehicles choose the I-35 route? What would make travelers, particularly big trucks, more likely to use SH 130? Associate Research Scientist Tina Geiselbrecht […] Read More…

Lege leaders address transportation finance; TTI research examines the options

The West Texas Legislative Summit took place yesterday in San Angelo, TX. San Angelo Standard Times writes, Leaders told that roads pave future, a story that explains why transportation was a hot topic at the summit. Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) research scientist and program manager, David Ellis, was in attendance and helped outline the potential repercussions of not […] Read More…

Research explores online communities to help build effective transportation policy

Online communities are virtual gathering places where members interact with other members and administrators of that community through the Internet. As technology has progressed, online communities have evolved to now include features such as surveying, crowd sourcing, voting on or prioritizing concepts or ideas, and participating in live chat sessions. Many online communities are considered […] Read More…

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