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…

More Analysis follows 2014 Texas Transportation Poll, provides insight into public sentiment

As a follow-up to the 2014 Texas Transportation Poll conducted by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), researchers have conducted additional analysis that provides more insight into public sentiment on transportation issues in Texas. Researchers found that Texans most frequently identified the following issues as being important to them: congestion, gas prices, construction, public transportation, road […] Read More…

How does Texas compare with other states’ gas taxes and registration fees?

The 84th Texas Legislature saw numerous bills this session that could increase transportation funding for the state. See the status of transportation finance bills on the Policy Research Center’s Transportation Legislation page. Currently, most of the available funding comes from the state’s motor fuels taxes, as shown in this infographic. See how Texas compares with other states’ fuel […] Read More…

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