As Google confirms self-driving car tests in Austin, TTI continues research for automated/connected vehicles

In discussions about the emergence of automated and connected vehicle travel, it’s the technology that tends to attract most of the attention and fascination, but that technology also presents significant implications for policy makers. The TTI Transportation Policy Research Center is working to better understand those implications and inform the decision making that will influence […] Read More…

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…

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