A member of The Texas A&M University System, TTI has a breadth and depth of programs, facilities and capabilities unsurpassed by any other higher-education-affiliated transportation research organization in the United States. The Institute’s research and development program has resulted in significant breakthroughs across all facets of transportation.
TTI research is widely known as an excellent value with a proven impact of saving lives, time and resources. The Institute’s innovative strategies and products have saved the state of Texas and the United States billions of dollars and thousands of lives.
TTI staff come from more than 50 different countries and are known for their credibility and technical expertise. Many are recognized national and international leaders in their fields. The Institute also plays a key role in educating the next generation of transportation professionals. Over 40 TTI researchers hold joint academic appointments at Texas A&M University.
With expertise in areas such as engineering, planning, economics, policy, public engagement, landscape architecture, environmental sciences, computer science and the social sciences, TTI researchers serve as objective transportation experts. They provide a resource to local, state and national agencies and groups, helping them solve transportation challenges and make informed decisions.
To deliver practical, innovative solutions to improve the movement of people, data, and goods through research, education, and technology transfer
TTI leads in the creation of knowledge that transforms transportation for the benefit of society