Texas Transportation Institute

North Texas Roadways Among The Most Congested In TexasIt's a list no one likes, but everyone can relate to. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently released the Top 100 Congested Roadways and unfortunately North Texas has a lot of representation.
Holiday 'Click It Or Ticket' Enforcement UnderwayIncreased enforcement of the Click It or Ticket campaign starts today, and law enforcement officials across the state will be watching extra close for drivers, adult passengers and children who are not buckled up properly.
2 Wrong-Way Crashes Getting Attention Of TxDOTThe alarming number of wrong-way crashes in Texas has transportation safety experts looking into new ways of how to prevent such dangerous accidents.
Another 'Green Light' For I-35E Expansion ProjectThe expansion project for Interstate-35E in Denton has received another ‘green light’.
National Report Finds Many Area Highways To Be Among Country's Most CongestedA first-of-its kind report on the nation's most congested roads includes a number of North Texas highways. The Texas Transportation Institute and others looked at more than 300 roads across the country and broke them down into eight categories of congestion.
Texting Study Finds Slower Driver Response TimesReading or writing a text message behind the wheel can more than double a driver's reaction time, according to a new study.
Study: North Texans Spending More Time Stuck In TrafficA new study, by the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University, suggests there isn’t enough being done to ensure the nation's transportation system will be able to keep up with job growth, when the economy gets better.
TxDOT: State's 3 Most Congested Freeways Are In DallasThe clogged freeway where, according to a TxDOT study issued Thursday, drivers spend more than 5.7 million hours trapped in traffic annually will get better, but not before it gets worse.
Survey Looking For Opinions On Local HOV LanesLove them or hate them, the Texas Transportation Institute wants to know your opinion on the High Occupancy Vehicle lanes that line the highways of North Texas.
Study Says Red Light Cameras Reduced CrashesA study of nearly 300 intersections in Texas found that red light-related crashes dropped 25 percent statewide after traffic cameras were installed.
Survey: Texting While Driving Getting WorseTexans believe texting and talking on phones while driving is getting worse and that roads are less safe than they were five years ago, despite declines in accident deaths.
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