Texas Transportation Institute

A driver buckles his seat belt before starting up his car. (credit: SABAH ARAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Holiday ‘Click It Or Ticket’ Enforcement Underway

Increased 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.

05/21/2012

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2 Wrong-Way Crashes Getting Attention Of TxDOT

The alarming number of wrong-way crashes in Texas has transportation safety experts looking into new ways of how to prevent such dangerous accidents.

03/14/2012

A major traffic jam. (credit: Getty Images/Jeff Topping)

Another ‘Green Light’ For I-35E Expansion Project

The expansion project for Interstate-35E in Denton has received another ‘green light’.

02/10/2012

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National Report Finds Many Area Highways To Be Among Country’s Most Congested

A 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.

11/15/2011

In this photo illustration, a woman uses her mobile phone while driving. (credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Texting Study Finds Slower Driver Response Times

Reading or writing a text message behind the wheel can more than double a driver’s reaction time, according to a new study.

10/05/2011

Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Study: North Texans Spending More Time Stuck In Traffic

A 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.

09/27/2011

Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

TxDOT: State’s 3 Most Congested Freeways Are In Dallas

The 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.

09/02/2011

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Survey Looking For Opinions On Local HOV Lanes

Love 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.

08/17/2011

A traffic light controls the flow of vehicles and pedestrians. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Study Says Red Light Cameras Reduced Crashes

A study of nearly 300 intersections in Texas found that red light-related crashes dropped 25 percent statewide after traffic cameras were installed.

08/01/2011

A man writes a text message on his mobile phone while driving in traffic. (credit: Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

Survey: Texting While Driving Getting Worse

Texans 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.

12/01/2010