Researchers with the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) played major roles in this year’s American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) Annual Convention and Traffic Expo, held in Phoenix, Arizona, Feb. 10-14. ATSSA’s 47th Annual Convention attracted more than 3,000 participants from the roadway safety industry, and a record number of vendors displayed their products. Among … Read More
Members of the Texas Senate Transportation Committee concentrated their attention Mar. 8 on the problem of right-angle crashes at signalized intersections, and heard TTI testimony on options available to address the issue.
Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Texas A&M Transportation Technology Conference on May 4-5 at the Stella Hotel in Bryan, TX. This event is specifically designed for senior executives, research managers, and technology leads of private companies and public agencies engaged in innovating, testing and deploying advanced transportation technologies. Texas A&M University is … Read More
Civil engineering graduate students were able to witness the latest in pavement recycling technology at the RELLIS Campus Feb. 23–24 as TTI demonstrated “next generation” equipment. Students with the Civil Materials Student Organization (CMSO) at Texas A&M University were also able to interact with personnel who supervise and construct rehabilitated pavements. The mission of CMSO … Read More
Members of The Texas House Committee on Transportation on March 2 heard invited testimony on the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s (TTI’s) background and current research priorities.
A new University Transportation Center (UTC) will combine experts from two disciplines traditionally not known for research collaboration—transportation and public health. The Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy and Health (CAR-TEEH) will focus on the impact of transportation emissions on human health. The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) leads the CAR-TEEH consortium consisting … Read More
On Saturday, Feb. 25, more than 6,000 girls ranging from Kindergarten to 8th grade attended “Girl Day 2017” hosted by the Women in Engineering Program (WEP), part of The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering. Counting parents, Girl Scout troop leaders and teachers, more than 10,000 people attended the event, which was … Read More
Ginger Goodin, director of TTI’s Transportation Policy Research Center, is featured on a short list of “Transportation Innovators” scheduled for presentations and panel discussions at this year’s SXSW Conference. Goodin joins 14 other “ahead-of-the-curve transportation-related speakers who will be part of March Magic in Austin,” according to Hugh Forrest, chief programming officer for SXSW. Goodin … Read More
Jon Epps, Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) executive associate director and senior research fellow, received the Regents Fellow Service Award from the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents during an awards dinner Feb. 9. Established in 1998, the Regents Fellow Service Award recognizes Texas A&M System agency researchers who have made lasting contributions to … Read More
Five Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) researchers were presented with best paper awards during the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting, held in Washington D.C. Jan. 8–12. One of the researchers also received an Outstanding Student of the Year Award at the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) banquet held prior to the TRB … Read More