General Motors Executive Describes Future of Emissions-Free, Safe Cars

Chevy Volt front grill

Envisioning a world with all-electric cars that don’t crash, a General Motors (GM) official met with TTI employees and two Texas A&M University engineering departments Jan. 31 prior to a presentation he gave that evening at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at the George Bush Presidential Library. Nady Boules, the director of GM’s Electrical and … Read More

TTI MOVES Emissions Estimates Forward

Congested traffic on a roadway

Change can be difficult…but it doesn’t have to be. Given that we live in the Information Age, change involving software can be the most painful of all — just ask Microsoft. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) uses software to enforce the Clean Air Act, which restricts certain pollutants found in urban areas with heavy traffic. … Read More

Mobile Emissions 101

Aerial photo of smog in downtown Dallas

The Methods Behind the Estimates The Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) is at the forefront in developing methods and procedures to apply the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPAs) MOBILE emissions rate program to estimate on-road mobile source emissions in Texas. The Clean Air Act (CAA) requires the EPA to set limits on the amount of certain pollutants … Read More