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John Barton was selected as the 2017 Public Sector recipient of the John “Jake” Landen Memorial Safety Award by the Traffic Safety Industry Division (TSID) of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) for his role spanning a 30-year career at TxDOT.


The Texas A&M University student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (TAMUite) took an insider’s look at the Aggie Spirit Transit services. Being an integral part of the university, Aggie Spirit Transit has played a critical role in providing accessibility to far corners of Texa…


The student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers at Texas A&M University (TAMUite) recently took a field trip to Houston TranStar. Houston TranStar is a unique partnership of representatives from the City of Houston, Harris County, METRO and the Texas Department of Transportation…


Dr. Bruce Wang, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently won two grants as a principal investigator through the federal University Transportation Center (UTC) program funded by the federal Department of Transportation (DOT) as mandated i…


Sirajum Munira, a master’s student in transportation engineering in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, and AKM Abir, a recent graduate of the department, were selected as finalists in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2017 Transportation Analytics Contest. …


Dr. Dallas Little, Snead Chair Professor and Regents Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected by the Transportation and Development Institute to receive the 2016 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Francis C. Turner Award for his work o…


You’ve seen them in futuristic science fiction movies for decades, but the reality is that unmanned vehicles are just around the corner, quite literally. Fully automated vehicles are expected to hit the roads as early as 2018. In the meantime, you might catch the Zachry Department of Civil Engineeri…


The Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study (TIAS) announced its Faculty Fellows for the 2015-16 academic year and Dr. Kumares Sinha will be joining the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering. Sinha is an expert on highway infrastructure systems engineering and he will be involved wit…


David S. Zachry ’85, former student and advisory council co-chair of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected 2015-2016 chairman by the members of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).  Zachry, chief executive officer …