Houston Transportation Series – Utilizing Peer Influence to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

Addressing the number-one killer of young people in America. In our second Houston Transportation Series YPT Houston explores one of the many ways the Texas A&M Transportation Institute is seeking to address the number-one killer of young people in America and Texas: car crashes. This article will seek to highlight some of the program oriented … Continue reading Houston Transportation Series – Utilizing Peer Influence to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

TTI/HGAC Release Innovative Access Management Study

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute, with the support of the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), recently published the results of traffic and economic effects resulting from  access management improvements.  Three corridors were examined for this study: FM 1093, FM 1960 and FM 518.   Access management is defined as a series of techniques utilized to "proactively" maintain … Continue reading TTI/HGAC Release Innovative Access Management Study

YPT Houston and COMTO hosts Discussion on Regional Plan

On Thursday, January 30th YPT Houston and the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) hosted guest speaker Jeff Taebel from H-GAC to discuss the "Our Great Region 2040" initiative.     This plan aims to make the entirety of the H-GAC region "one of the worlds greatest to live, work and succeed".    This initiative focuses on 6 … Continue reading YPT Houston and COMTO hosts Discussion on Regional Plan