Coming Soon: Vehicle Telematics as a Platform for Road Use Fees

Vehicle telematics (i.e., in-vehicle computer and technology equipment) will continue to improve as they are developed and installed in passenger and commercial vehicles. Such applications are likely to be standard features in a growing number of new model vehicles. This research will examine technologies and associated applications such as in-vehicle operating systems, GPS, on-board maps, […] Read More…

Texas Tribune reports on toll road funding policy; TTI research has examined public-private partnerships

Texas Tribune article, Toll Road Projects in Limbo Following Session, is about toll road funding following the 84th legislative session. The Policy Research Center published a report titled, Public-Private Investment Models for Roadway Infrastructure, which looks at public-private partnerships (P3s) as a means to support the increasing infrastructure demand in Texas. Researchers studied global and national P3 projects to determine what […] Read More…

Research in Progress: Innovative congestion pricing in Texas

Managed/express toll lanes with variable toll rates have been implemented in Texas and more are planned for major travel corridors in the state. So is there a next step? Policy Center researchers are exploring the use of lane pricing in Texas and its potential evolution to additional transportation pricing applications that address congestion. Topics being […] Read More…

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