The Center for Transportation Safety
ph. (979) 317-2504
The Center for Transportation Safety was established by the Texas Legislature in 2001. The Center conducts research and outreach programs funded at nearly $5 million each year through contracts secured with state and federal governmental agencies, as well as private sector interests. The Center’s work is focused on developing safer roadways, safer drivers, and addressing the needs of high-risk groups.
Freight and Investment Analysis
ph. (972) 994-2205
Freight and Investment Analysis programs research technology, policy, and operational issues associated with freight transportation as well as issues associated with the interconnection of modes. In addition to freight transportation, these groups also researches issues associated with intercity passenger rail and proposed High Speed Rail (HSR) systems throughout the U.S. Groups in Freight and Investment Analysis include:
- Multimodal Freight Program (Rail Research)
- Center for Ports & Waterways
- Infrastructure Investment Analysis Program
ph. (512) 407-1114
TTI’s Strategic Policy Division’s transportation policy research is structured to address specific research studies of state interest, bringing together engineering, finance, economic, technology, policy and public engagement experts from within TTI, the broader Texas A&M System, other institutions of higher education and the private sector. The ever-changing landscape of transportation needs and new technologies, as well as funding issues and a rapidly growing population, has created a complex set of challenges, opportunities and decisions for state and local decision makers.