The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT’s) My35 Waco Construction project was recently named a winner in Operations Excellence, Large Category (i.e., projects costing more than $200 million) by the Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.
For the 96th year, the Transportation Short Course was held by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) on the Texas A&M University campus. In partnership with the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) the event was hosted virtually and in-person with about 4,000 attendees. Highlighting the latest technology and advancements that are transforming Texas roadways, the theme of this year’s event was innovation.
Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) Regents Fellow Tim Lomax received the Road Hand Award at the 2022 Texas Transportation Forum on February 7 in San Antonio, Texas. The Road Hand Award is the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT’s) highest honor for people who drive the state forward in the area of transportation. Awardees have contributed […]
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) hosted the first-ever hybrid Transportation Short Course Oct. 11–13 both virtually and on the Texas A&M University campus. This year’s event marked 95 years of commitment by TTI and TxDOT to present the latest research innovations from the department’s research program to practitioners around the Lone Star State and […]
The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) highlighted a Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) advanced technology project as an accomplishment in its Biennial Performance Report (BPR) published Nov. 15. DIR’s stated mission is to “serve Texas government by leading the state’s technology strategy, protecting state technology infrastructure, and offering innovative and cost-effective solutions for all […]
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) hosted the Ninety Fourth Annual Transportation Short Course Oct. 12–14, 2020. Traditionally held in person at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, travel restrictions and concerns for personal health in the era of COVID-19 forced planners to hold the event online for the first time in its near-century […]
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) hosted the 93rd Annual Transportation Short Course, held at the Texas A&M University Campus, Oct. 14–16, and attended by a record-breaking 2,848 transportation professionals. “We’re defined by our traditions here at Texas A&M,” stated Levi McClenny, student regent on The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, during the […]
With a near record number of attendees, the 91st Annual Transportation Short Course — the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT’s) annual employee gathering — was a time of reflection and celebration for a historic and extremely challenging year. TxDOT is 100 years old this year and dozens of TxDOT employees who went above and beyond […]
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s (TTI’s) 10th Traffic Safety Conference is historic in that it was the first time attendees helped shape the state’s latest Strategic Highway Safety Plan. It’s a federal requirement that all the nation’s state departments of transportation renew their plans every five years. Texas must submit its newest version of the […]
On average, a motorcyclist dies in a crash on Texas roads every day. To mark Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May – and to remember the 455 motorcyclists lost in crashes last year – the Texas Department of Transportation is launching its “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles” campaign. “Motorcycles can be difficult to […]
Citing his expertise, innovation and quality of research, managers within the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) have honored Tom Scullion of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) with a new award from the department: Researcher Award of Excellence. Scullion, a senior research engineer and manager of TTI’s Flexible Pavement Program, is renowned for his work […]
Every element of Texas transportation will be discussed during the 87th Annual Short Course as nearly 2,000 transportation professionals gather on the Texas A&M University campus Oct. 15-16. Breakout sessions will examine the latest research on topics like roadway design, maintenance and pavement management, rail, work zone safety and speed limits, just to name a […]
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Change was the dominant theme for the 86th Annual Short Course, which took place at Texas A&M University, October 16-17. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) event, which is hosted by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) each year, provides a unique opportunity for the two agencies to collaborate on a common goal: improving the […]