School, History, Tradition
The Texas A&M University System was created by the Texas Legislature in 1948 to manage the evolution of a statewide educational, research and service system. Its roots lie in the founding of what are now Texas A&M University and Prairie View A&M University as land-grant colleges in 1876.
The A&M System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a budget of $4.2 billion. Through a statewide network of 11 universities, seven state agencies, two service units and a comprehensive health science center, the A&M System educates more than 137,000 students and makes more than 22 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year. Externally funded research expenditures exceed $820 million and help drive the state’s economy.
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.
Headquartered in Aggieland
TTI’s headquarters is located on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station. The Institute maintains numerous laboratories and research facilities on the university campus in both Bryan and College Station.
Bryan-College Station Community
The heart of Aggieland has so much to offer. Bryan-College Station is a community rich in tradition and history, set deep in the heart of Central Texas. You can enjoy the modern amenities of a big city, combined with a warm small-town charm. Experience the traditions of the University or explore the streets of historic downtown Bryan. There is so much to see, to do, and be part of in the middle of the Texas Triangle.
- Bryan/College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau
- City of College Station, Texas
- City of Bryan, Texas
- Downtown Bryan
- TAMU Traditions Council
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