By Allan Rutter You could be forgiven for not knowing who Harley Staggers was. After all, the name sounds like a character in an Elmore Leonard novel. But the next time you stop at a gas station or drive on streets and highways to get there, just know that this West Virginian made those activities […]
Truck Drivers Are Essential Workers, Too
By Allan Rutter When the Oxford Dictionary chooses its word of the year for 2020, “essential” will be a strong contender, as the label for these service providers we couldn’t function without during the COVID-19 pandemic: First responders, nurses, doctors, and other hospital workers. Grocery store stockers, cashiers, and baggers. And of course, truck drivers. […]
Oil Exports Top Imports For the First Time, Adding to Texas Transportation Challenges
By Allan Rutter In the last week of November 2018, daily exports of U.S. oil, gasoline and other products exceeded imports for the first time in nearly 70 years, thanks in large part to energy-rich Texas. But despite appearances, the boom of the state’s oil and gas production will not halt the flow of oil […]
Transportation Technology and the Law: TTI Takes Part in Symposium
Researchers with the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) played a major role in a Texas A&M School of Law conference dedicated to the future of transportation. Changing Landscape of Transportation: Technology, Data and the Law was held in Fort Worth April 1. Ginger Goodin, director of TTI’s Transportation Policy Research Center, moderated two sessions of […]
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