Bus

IBM, TTI to research, develop transportation solutions

Posted on May 5, 2010

IBM and Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), the largest university-based transportation research agency in the U.S., agreed to collaborate on research and development of intelligent transportation projects in Texas and beyond.

The agreement will bring together research scientists and engineers from IBM and TTI researchers, faculty and students, who will work with state and municipal agencies to explore technologies and innovations that will help solve transportation issues in Texas initially, and eventually worldwide.

The main objectives of the IBM-TTI collaboration are to jointly pursue funding of selected transportation initiatives that are part of the federal intelligent transportation research agenda and create a long-term, sustainable operational model open to state transportation agencies and universities in the U.S. and around the world.

In the near term, the collaboration will provide the opportunity for proofs-of-concept and extensive pilot deployments at the state and regional level.

TTI is working on projects with local and national research sponsors related to traffic data and mobility applications. These projects include new transportation management strategies to help public agencies operate freeways, streets and transit systems more efficiently.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Specialty Vehicles partners with trolley manufacturer

Will be the exclusive domestic and international distributor of Brown Industries-manufactured American Heritage trolleys.

Europe's FlixBus considers U.S. expansion

The European long-distance bus service currently operates 1,500 green buses in 26 countries and carried about 40 million passengers in 2017.

Proterra supplies Louisiana's first battery-electric bus fleet

Five Proterra Catalyst E2 vehicles were purchased through the FTA's Low or No-Emission Vehicle Deployment Grant.

Valley Metro, Phoenix award 396-CNG-bus order to New Flyer

The contract, which was supported by FTA funding and includes options for 197 buses over five years.

L.A. Metro expands all-door boarding for key Metro Rapid lines

Riders will be able to board at any door of a bus – front, middle or rear – and will pay their fare by using the TAP fare validator installed at each door.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close