运输，在吨 - 英里，车辆英里或乘客是否miles-测定被消耗。 它不能被储存或积累。每天的交通总量已经一去不复返了，并且每个新的一天将提供新的需求。 托马斯小时。麦克唐纳
The legacy of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI）是关于团队追求的是一种更好的方式来开发和维护一个安全，高效节约运输，生命，时间和资源的研究人员。
1887年12月23日 - 5月12日1972年
Mr. 吉尔克里斯特 served as 州 Highway Engineer of the Texas Highway Department from 1924 to 1925 and 1928 to 1937, as Dean of Engineering at Texas A&M from 1937 to 1944, as President of Texas A&M from 1944 to 1948 and as Chancellor of the A&M System from 1948 to 1957. He was instrumental in the creation of TTI, and, working with Mr. 德威特℃。格里尔, in developing the working relationship with the Texas Highway Department.
1902年7月27日 - 1986年11月17日
Mr. 格里尔 (Texas A&M, Class of 1923) served as 州 Highway Engineer of the Texas Highway Department from 1940 to 1968. He was known as the Dean of the Nation’s Highway Administrators and was a contemporary of both 吉布·吉尔克里斯特 and 托马斯小时。麦克唐纳. He worked with Mr. 吉尔克里斯特 in establishing TTI and was responsible for developing the cooperative research program with the Texas Highway Department.
1881年7月23日 - 1957年4月7日
Mr. 麦克唐纳 was the first chief of the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads, serving in that capacity from 1919 to 1953, and was known as the father of modern highways. Following retirement in 1953, he came to Texas A&M to work with Mr. 德威特℃。格里尔 and Mr. 吉布·吉尔克里斯特 in organizing the programs of the newly created Texas Transportation Institute. He provided direction and guidance to TTI until his death in 1957.
主任，2006 - 2016年
Dr. 赫伯特小时。理查德森 (MIT ’55), a member of the 国民 Academy of Engineering, came to Texas A&M in 1984 as Dean of Engineering and Deputy Chancellor for Engineering. He served as Chancellor of The Texas A&M University System from 1991 to 1993 and as TTI Director from 1993 until his retirement in 2006. Under his leadership, TTI expanded its relationships with the academic sector, added significant infrastructure, and doubled annual research expenditures.
Dr. 查理诉wootan (Texas A&M University ’50) joined TTI in 1956 as an Associate Research Economist. He served as Associate Director from 1966 to 1976 and as Director from 1976 to 1993 and received numerous national awards. He was one of the founders and first President of the Council of University Transportation 中心 in 1979. He served as Chair of the Transportation Research Board in 1983. Under Dr. wootan’s leadership, TTI grew to become the largest university-based transportation research agency in the nation.
Mr. 查尔斯学太阳城平台“杰克” Keese酒店 (Texas A&M University ’41) returned to A&M in 1948 after serving four years as an Army officer in Europe and the Pacific and three years with the Texas Highway Department. After receiving his M.S. degree, he served as Traffic Engineer for the City of Midland, returning to Texas A&M and TTI in 1955. Mr. Keese served as the second Director of TTI from 1962 until heart surgery forced his retirement in 1976. Under Jack Keese酒店, TTI attracted excellent professional staff and grew into national prominence.
Mr. 弗雷德学太阳城平台本森 (Kansas 州 University ’35) came to A&M in 1937 as a faculty member in Civil Engineering. He was instrumental in the organization of TTI and served as the first Director until 1962, at which time he became Dean of Engineering. He retired in 1980 as Deputy Chancellor of Engineering, and as President of the TAMU Research Foundation in 1982. Dean 本森’s leadership in the early years enabled TTI to become a viable organization and set the guidelines for its continued growth.