Led by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), a team of public agencies including the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) Department of Neurology, the El Paso Fire Department (EPFD) and Mexican ambulance companies are conducting research to speed up cross-border transportation for heart attack and stroke victims. Mortality rates […]
TTI-Developed Sugar Land Rail-Monitoring System Reestablished
The Sugar Land rail-monitoring system is back in operation, alerting emergency personnel of approaching trains along a 6-mile section of US 90-A. This is the same system that is credited with averting a disaster in 2003 when police dispatchers were able to notify rail officials that a truck containing sodium hydroxide was stalled on a […]
TTI Conducts Eagle Ford HazMat, Truck Traffic Study in South Texas
In 1849 Sacramento Valley, California, it was gold. In 1901 Spindletop, Texas, it was black gold. And now, thanks to advances in hydraulic fracturing (commonly called “fracking”) of rock formations to enable access to crude oil and — the Eagle Ford Shale region of South Texas is already producing another energy boom for the Lone […]
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