Texans are relying more on information from smart phones and websites to make routine travel decisions than they did two years ago, according to new research from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). Acc According to the survey conducted this summer, 70 percent of respondents said they had recently used a smart phone app for […]
Austin Region Transportation Network Company Survey Now Open
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute and the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) are seeking your input regarding the departure of Uber and Lyft from the Austin area. Please visit the Austin Region Transportation Network Company (TNC) Survey to share your experiences, attitudes and opinions.
TTI Researchers Testify on Funding and Truck Weight Issues for Texas House Subcommittees
Researchers from TTI’s Transportation Policy Research Center (PRC) shared research findings on September 28 with two subcommittees of the Texas House Committee on Transportation.
Texas House committee hears TTI research on state TNC regulations
Members of the Texas House Committee on Transportation on August 30 heard the latest on how states are shaping the policies that govern how new ride-hailing operations provide their on-demand services. Ginger Goodin, director of TTI’s Transportation Policy Research Center (PRC) offered a summary of the findings from Policy Implications of Transportation Network Companies, the PRC’s […]
Transport Trends Highlights Questions About Automated Vehicle Crashes
The second issue of Transport Trends, the e-newsletter of TTI’s Transportation Policy Research Center, highlights the PRC’s recent study examining the issue of crashes involving automated vehicles. Other topics include: regulation of transportation network companies, financing for coastal port infrastructure, and public opinion on transportation issues.
TTI’s New Policy Research Center to Facilitate Innovation
“Everything about the Texas transportation system is changing,” says Ginger Goodin, director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s (TTI’s) new Policy Research Center (PRC). “The old way of doing things just isn’t feasible anymore.” Goodin is essentially referring to the old solution of simply building more roads to meet our state’s mobility needs. While adding […]
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