The Texas A&M Zachry Department of Civil Engineering and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute See related story.
In 1950, Texas A&M College already enjoyed a 40-year reputation for innovative road materials research. That, combined with the college’s land-grant mission of public service, made it a natural home for the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). The shared connection between academic learning and applied research was embodied in TTI’s first director, Fred Benson, who […]
For the past 50 years, the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) has provided assistance to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to make the nation’s transportation system safer, more efficient and more resilient. Across the DOT’s spectrum of modal agencies—air, highways, motor carriers, rail, transit, maritime, traffic safety, and pipeline and hazardous materials—TTI expertise has […]
TTI research and technical support pivotal to development and success over the years Approaching its quarter-century birthday, the Houston TranStar Transportation Management and Emergency Operations Center (TranStar) has saved Harris County area motorists more than $5.4 billion in reduced traveler delay and fuel costs since 1997, when benefits were first assessed. The multi-agency effort uses […]
Over the past 60 years, drivers have seen countless changes on Texas roadways — not only in how they’re used by drivers but in how they’re built and maintained. Yet one thing remains constant: the partnership between the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). These two agencies work together […]
The partnership between TTI and Texas A&M’s Zachry Department of Civil Engineering is a natural — researchers, faculty and students working together to solve real-world problems important to the state and nation.
The TTI/LAUP partnership enables a multidisciplinary approach to solving multifaceted problems.
Transportation is inextricably tied to public policy and politics. It’s only natural then that the George Bush School of Government and Public Service and TTI would become partners soon after the school’s opening.