Montreal – February 4, 2019 — Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) and FPInnovations signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on January 13, at the Transportation Research Board annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The MOU will support the establishment of a framework for information exchange and collaboration to advance research opportunities. The MOU was signed by Greg Winfree, TTI Agency Director, and Glen Légère, FPInnovations Senior Manager, Roads and Infrastructure.
The parties have common research interests in the areas of commercial, on-and-off-road transportation, as well as roads and infrastructure. Specifically, areas of possible collaboration include: emissions and fuel consumption reduction, freight performance measurement and fleet efficiency, road safety, low-volume roads and infrastructure, data analysis, as well as developing and testing electric, automated, and autonomous vehicle technologies.
TTI and FPInnovations’ transportation research specialists PIT Group, will benefit from knowledge sharing and cooperative research for the promotion of science and technology.