Texas A&M University Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Srikanth Saripalli recently published an article in The Conversation newsletter titled “Are Self-driving Cars the Future of Mobility for Disabled People?” The article examines how self-driving cars could revolutionize how disabled people get around their communities and even travel far from home. Read the full article
TTI, Aruba Explore Way to Improve the Experience for 7.5 Million Annual Bus Riders
Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) and Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, today announced an exploratory transportation project to optimize traffic flows for bus ridership and utilize data analytics to improve navigation at Texas A&M University through Aruba Wireless and Data Analytics. Texas A&M University is one of the largest universities in the United States […]
Transportation Infrastructure in Texas: The Needs and the Numbers
By Dennis L. Christiansen, P.E. Agency Director, Texas A&M Transportation Institute Had the Texas Lyceum met at a conference to discuss Texas infrastructure a little over 100 years ago, say in 1911, the need for roads and “getting the farmer out of the mud” was a major agenda item. Had the conference met about 70 […]
Comprehensive Compaction Monitoring System: TTI Develops 3-Step Process to Measure the Quality of New Asphalt Pavement
Construction defects in new asphalt layers often cause early pavement failures. Imagine a time when these are eliminated. “I think that time is here,” says Tom Scullion, manager of the Flexible Pavement Program at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). Scullion is speaking of a three-step process (detailed in this article) that uses technologies developed […]
Franklin McMurrian: In His Own Words
I waited 17 years for August 22, 2012. The freedom of being able to take myself anywhere I could think of was unimaginable. It was a day full of excitement for me, plus my wife and kids. I barely slept the night before, filled with anxiety and anticipation of becoming more independent. The process was […]
Safe Summer Driving Tips
As Texans take off across our roadways over the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, the Texas Transportation Institute and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) would like to pass along a few helpful tips to ensure safe travels. Prevention and planning are much easier than dealing with the consequences of a breakdown or, worse yet, […]
THANKS to the super TTI staff who have made MyTTI possible!
Intranet Work Group – Conceived the concept and specifications for MyTTI Rafael Aldrete Brad Hoover Curtis Beaty Mary Levien Terry Childers Nick McLarty Richard Cole Terri Parker Joe Dunn Chris Pourteau Linda Edge Martha Raney-Taylor Ginger Goodin Shawn Turner MyTTI Implementation Team – Designed, organized, built and populated MyTTI Samantha Atchison Vicky Nelson Richard Cole […]
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