One of the most important assets we have in transportation research is intellectual capital. In the last century, the power of pioneering minds overcame seemingly insurmountable challenges to improve mobility, safety and infrastructure longevity. Without that systematic application of innovative thinking, roads would have crumbled faster, more system users would have died or been injured, […]
A steady stream of local engineers, researchers, Texas A&M University students and members of the City of College Station Public Works Department toured the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA’s) Mobile Concrete Trailer (MCT) on the Texas A&M campus May 22–23. The MCT was set up in the parking lot of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) […]
A robust technology transfer (T2) program helps get cutting-edge research into the hands of practitioners who just need to know what to do and how to do it — without the methodology behind the findings. In order to improve and transform the transportation system, those making decisions about exactly what improvements are necessary must receive […]
You might not expect to find many folks on YouTube interested in “automated flagger assistance devices” or “development of very thin overlay systems.” But that’s not the case.
With a new executive director, chancellor, chairman and commissioner sharing the same stage, change was the dominant feature of the 85th Annual Transportation Short Course’s opening session. Short Course was held at the Brazos County Expo Complex Oct. 11-12. Hosted by the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT’s) yearly gathering began […]