Is Traffic Back to Pre-COVID Levels? That depends on where you live.
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by Bernie Fette, David Schrank
1w ago
It’s not enough to know that traffic is bad and getting worse. We also need to know where, when, and why. TTI Senior Research Scientist and urban mobility expert David Schrank joins us to discuss the "how" of answering those questions ..read more
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Revisited--Exit This Way: Research informing upgrades in hurricane evacuation planning.
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by Bernie Fette, David Bierling
3w ago
As the 2024 hurricane season approaches again, climate experts across the United States are predicting an especially active season, driven largely by higher-than-average sea surface temperatures. This makes ever more important the research and planning that begins long before extreme weather strikes, and continues long after the storm has passed ..read more
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A Two-Edged Sword: In-vehicle technologies can either help us or hurt us.
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by Bernie Fette, Mike Manser
1M ago
As car makers focus on protecting drivers and passengers, do their computer-based innovations really make us safer, or might they in some cases compromise our safety ..read more
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Bhatt and Winfree: Two industry leaders and their shared optimism for the future.
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by Bernie Fette, Greg Winfree, Shailen Bhatt
1M ago
FHWA Administrator Shailen Bhatt and TTI Agency Director Greg Winfree reflect upon a wide range of mobility challenges and opportunities, with references to Star Wars, Dick Tracy and hair styles ..read more
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Will AI Help Us Realize Our Highest Hopes or Our Deepest Fears?
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by Bernie Fette, Bob Brydia
2M ago
 Artificial intelligence seeks to replicate the analytical and creative capabilities of the human brain. Perhaps that lofty ambition helps to explain why so many humans are leery of the idea.  ..read more
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More Transit Agencies Are Jumping on the Battery-Powered Bandwagon.
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by Bernie Fette, John Overman
2M ago
Cities working to become leaders in clean transportation are electrifying their bus fleets, and learning that the road to success can be a bumpy one ..read more
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Neil Pedersen Has a Question: Are we willing to stick our necks out?
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by Bernie Fette, Neil Pedersen
3M ago
The former leader of TRB may have stepped away from full-time employment, but he hasn’t stepped away entirely from the industry he has helped to guide for half a century ..read more
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Roadside Mysteries: When utilities pose unique challenges for roadway construction.
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by Bernie Fette, Cesar Quiroga
3M ago
Every road construction project involves the hidden element of utilities in the right of way. That work isn’t necessarily as visible, but it’s every bit as consequential.  ..read more
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Is Public Transit Back to Pre-pandemic Normal? That depends on where you look.
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by Bernie Fette, Michael Walk
4M ago
The transit industry is better equipped to work through a public health crisis than it was before COVID-19. And even as it faces persistent challenges, public transportation continues to play a central role in everyday mobility ..read more
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Crash Data and an Aging Population Raise an Issue: How old is too old to drive?
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by Bernie Fette, Myunghoon Ko
4M ago
Drivers over age 80 are more prone to serious and deadly crashes. As this population segment grows, researchers are working toward fresh countermeasures ..read more
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