Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) is an interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, university level research center of Virginia Tech. VTTI was established in August 1988 in response to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers program, and in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Transportation. VTTI’s primary mission is applied research, which is accomplished by attracting a multi-disciplinary core of researchers and by educating students in the latest transportation technologies through hands on research and experience. In 1996, the Institute was designated as one of three Federal Highway Administration / Federal Transit Administration Intelligent Transportation Systems (FHWA/FTA ITS) Research Centers of Excellence. Since then, VTTI has grown tremendously and has garnered a reputation as one the leading transportation research institution in the nation. Its cutting-edge research is effecting significant change in public policies in the transportation domain on both the state and national levels.
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