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Rural Roadway opening at VTTI bridges the gap between urban and rural road research

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute holds a ribbon cutting to open its new Rural Roadway test track. The roadway tests vehicles and automation in a rural setting to better understand roads…

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Tech on Tap: Self-driving cars and the future of transportation

VTTI's Andy Schaudt discusses self-driving cars, post-COVID-19 traffic volume, and how many of us are reevaluating transportation activities we once considered "normal".

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VTTI is developing the work zone of the future

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute is working with the Virginia Department of Transportation to develop the work zone of the future, improving work zone safety through new technology.

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VTTI led study to develop roadmap for integration of automated trucks

A new four-year study, led by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) seeks to provide the trucking industry, regulators, and the general public with practical guidelines for safely…

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Virginia Tech discoveries fuel solutions to solve complex problems

This year marked a time of discovery and breakthrough for Virginia Tech researchers, faculty, and students to fulfill its land-grant mission.

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VTTI brings Share the Road with Trucks program to Northern Virginia

The VTTI Center for Truck and Bus Safety took to the road bringing their tractor trailer to the greater Washington, D.C., metro area to teach high schoolers about the importance of sharing the road…

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VTTI receives U.S. Department Of Transportation grants

The U.S. Department Of Transportation Award for Virginia Tech Transportation Institute received two grants totaling $15 million to advance research on the safe integration of automation into U.S.…

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Virginia Tech rolls out electric scooters for pilot research

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute partners with a micro-mobility company to research e-scooter usage on campus. The pilot study will help researchers analyze the safety, rider behavior, and…

From  Dawn Jefferies 1 likes 669 plays

From Virginia Currents: VTTI Smart Road

'Virginia Currents,' a show that appears on Community Idea Stations in the Richmond, Virginia area, goes on a road trip that’s 2.2 miles long. See how the Smart Road at Virginia Tech…

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Virginia Tech President Tim Sands talks about the value of Virginia Tech's unique footprint in engaging partners

Dawn Jefferies catches up with President Tim Sands at the Virginia Tech Helmet Lab to talk about interdisciplinary research in Blacksburg, Roanoke, Northern Virginia and across the Commonwealth.

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