Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) Agency Director Greg Winfree explores the outer reaches of tomorrow’s transportation system — along with the tools and resources needed to get there — in a recent #talkITS magazine article. His article, “Timing is Everything: Technology, education, and tomorrow’s transportation workforce,” was published in the Fall 2019 issue of the […]
TTI Agency Director Winfree to Serve on Panel at ITS World Congress in Copenhagen
The traveling public and the freight and logistics community have been hearing for years that a state of the art 21st century transportation network is nearly upon on us. But it is not that simple, is it? TTI Agency Director Greg Winfree and others will engage in a panel discussion titled: Delivering Effective Cooperative, Connected […]
Testing of New Technology for Traffic Signs Shows Great Promise
In the world of intelligent transportation systems, drivers may find out information about the roadway through changeable message signs or their smartphones. But what about everyday traffic signs that deliver this, and other valuable information as well? Recent testing by the Texas A&M Transportation (TTI) demonstrated that innovative technology is on the cusp of enhancing […]
Improving Border-Crossing Wait Times
Trade Annually, $54 billion worth of goods moves across the U.S.-Mexico border, and wait times at each crossing regularly exceed two hours. The issues that result are being played out at all the region’s crossings — how to efficiently keep the goods flowing without compromising security, while also improving air quality. Reducing crossing and wait […]
Increasing Capacity, Reducing Wait Times: TTI Helps Design ITS-Based California Port of Entry
The proposed new port of entry, Otay Mesa East, will be a state-of-the-art tolled crossing facility.
Christiansen Elected to ITS America Board
Texas Transportation Institute Director Dennis Christiansen was elected to a three-year term on the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) board and joined the board at the organization’s June board meeting. He will also serve on the ITS America Policy and Business Council, which focuses on transportation policy, business leadership, and government and international […]
Awards and more
Bligh, Little Join Elite A&M System Group TTI Research Engineer Roger Bligh and Senior Research Fellow Dallas Little were honored in December with two of the highest tributes awarded by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. Bligh was named one of only 71 Regents Fellows by the A&M System Board of Regents as […]
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