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Jan 08, 2016 National crash rate for conventional vehicles higher than crash rate of self-driving cars, report shows
Dec 23, 2015 Graduate student develops and tests in-vehicle safety application on Interstate 66
Dec 15, 2015 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute wins $2.5 million contract for trucker safety study
Dec 08, 2015 Theresa Mayer named Virginia Tech’s vice president for research and innovation
Oct 21, 2015 Photos: Automated vehicle demonstration
Oct 19, 2015 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, partners test automated, connected vehicles on interstate
Jul 01, 2015 Researchers test avoidance technology in unmanned aircraft at Cape May Airport with Rutgers partners
Jun 30, 2015 Virginia Tech teams with Federal Highway Administration to bring new road safety technology to United States
Jul 28, 2015 Researchers advance unmanned aircraft industry with test flights to detect mock pipeline hazards
May 27, 2015 Unmanned aircraft test site expects new Federal Aviation Administration policy to speed research
May 20, 2015 Transportation Institute launches effort to make navigating traffic lights safer, smarter and cheaper
May 19, 2015 Thomas Dingus joins board of Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
May 22, 2015 Engineering capstone course partners industry sponsors with student teams
May 01, 2015 Transportation institute will share massive trove of driver research data
Apr 06, 2015 Elizabeth Tranter named associate vice president for research planning
Mar 23, 2015 Researchers use unmanned aircraft to inspect energy pipeline route
Feb 10, 2015 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to head new study focused on trucker safety and fatigue
Feb 05, 2015 Researchers to begin work with news organizations in an effort to advance aerial journalism
Feb 05, 2015 Virginia Tech climbs to 38 in National Science Foundation research rankings
Jan 06, 2015 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to host global conference on pavement management in May
Jan 14, 2015 Transportation institute’s New England Journal of Medicine article vaults into top-read ranks
Nov 19, 2014 Emergency responders focus on unmanned aircraft for search, public safety at state workshop
Nov 19, 2014 Robert W. Walters to retire as vice president for research after 30 years of service to Virginia Tech
Oct 29, 2014 Tire and vehicle research groups undergo new structure as work spreads to international levels
Nov 05, 2014 Graduate student exploring ways to make riding a motorcycle safer using connected driving data
Sep 22, 2014 Virginia Science Festival launches at Virginia Tech Saturday, Oct. 4
Aug 13, 2014 Virginia Tech's unmanned aircraft test site program 'fully operational,' FAA says
Aug 19, 2014 Transportation institute to host naturalistic driving research symposium with eye toward future of road safety
Aug 18, 2014 New academic opportunities for students in 2014-15
Aug 11, 2014 Srinath Ekkad named associate vice president for research programs
Aug 04, 2014 Transportation Institute works on study that could display traffic signs inside vehicles
Jul 21, 2014 Transportation institute awarded $55 million in federal contracts on truck safety, automated vehicles
Jul 09, 2014 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute names Myra Blanco as director of new automated center
May 14, 2014 Transportation institute teams with Blacksburg Transit to ease wait times, save fuel costs
Apr 30, 2014 Pascha Gerni named director of finance at Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Apr 22, 2014 With ambitious goals, council takes steps to include more research faculty in decision-making
Mar 24, 2014 NASCAR comes to Virginia Tech to test tires on a unique machine that can spin rubber at 200 mph
Apr 09, 2014 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute names Marcia Donnelson director of proposal development
Apr 04, 2014 Hesham A. Rakha named Samuel Reynolds Pritchard Professor of Engineering
Feb 14, 2014 Researchers to design vehicle-to-vehicle communication integration framework
Jan 02, 2014 New England Journal of Medicine study: Virginia Tech researchers find novice teen drivers easily fall into distraction, accidents
Dec 12, 2013 Photos: Virginia Tech Transportation Institute celebrates 25 years with open house, tours
Dec 09, 2013 Virginia Tech climbs NSF research rankings, remains No. 1 research university in Virginia
Nov 13, 2013 Virginia Tech Magazine reflects on President Charles W. Steger's outstanding career, launches digital app
Oct 25, 2013 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute opens doors, Virginia Smart Road for 25th anniversary celebration
Oct 02, 2013 Photos: A drone's view on research
Aug 30, 2013 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute signs partnership with Paris-based transportation research group
Jun 12, 2013 Gov. Bob McDonnell helps Virginia Tech Transportation Institute launch Virginia connected vehicle test bed
May 07, 2013 White House to honor Virginia Tech Transportation Institute's Tom Dingus as 'Champion of Change'
Apr 17, 2013 11th annual Undergraduate Research Conference to be held April 19
Apr 15, 2013 Day or night, driving while tired a leading cause of accidents
Apr 11, 2013 Graduate student award-winning research documents road surfaces that quiet tire noise
Mar 26, 2013 If you think seatbelt use inconvenient, consider the inconvenience of being injured
Feb 26, 2013 Future cruise control to have environmental, safety features
Jan 18, 2013 Transportation research leader heads connected vehicle/roads research operation
Jan 08, 2013 Myra Blanco receives international award for transportation research, leadership, work-life balance
Dec 07, 2012 Virginia Tech ranking for research spending jumps; remains tops in Virginia
Dec 04, 2012 Work on automatic control of driverless vehicles through intersections receives recognition
Nov 29, 2012 Lighting research with real-world impact recognized
Nov 16, 2012 Photos: National Tire Reseach Center ribbon cutting
Nov 27, 2012 Symposium opens dialogue about transportation and the aging population
Nov 19, 2012 Naturalistic study used in China to examine causes of accidents
Nov 05, 2012 New communication systems would allow vehicles to 'talk' with roadways
Oct 19, 2012 National Tire Research Center to open
Oct 25, 2012 Research predicts warning, automatic braking systems on autos will help save lives
Oct 04, 2012 Lighting critical to safety of parking lots
Sep 27, 2012 Yellow-light tweaks could make intersections safer
Sep 21, 2012 Observations of real-life driving behavior enables researchers to recommend life-saving strategies
Sep 13, 2012 Human factors research enhances safe driving
Aug 10, 2012 Electronic recording of truck drivers' hours-of-service evaluated
Aug 07, 2012 Rachel Cogburn named executive director of I-81 Corridor Coalition
Aug 01, 2012 Ann Craig joins Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Jul 31, 2012 Roderick A. Hall joins Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Jul 24, 2012 New lighting technology to benefit airport parking garages
Jun 05, 2012 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute receives University Transportation Center Tier 1 Grant
Dec 07, 2011 Virginia Tech biomedical program receives two of Toyota's research safety projects, honored for its brain trauma research
Oct 28, 2011 I-81 Corridor Coalition annual meeting to begin Oct. 31 in Blacksburg
Oct 24, 2011 Department of Defense supports study to reduce head, neck, chest injury
Sep 22, 2011 Toyota Collaborative Safety Research Center partners with Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Jul 21, 2011 Ray Pethtel appointed interim executive director of I-81 Corridor Coalition
Jun 24, 2011 Video: Economic developers take a closer look at Virginia Tech's research assets
Mar 23, 2011 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute creates 'Driving Healthy' resource network to aid commercial vehicle drivers
Feb 14, 2011 College of Engineering, University of Nottingham form research and education partnership
Jan 12, 2011 U.S. Department of Defense supports study of brain, eye injuries in military personnel
Nov 29, 2010 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, Center for Injury Biomechanics receive $1.5 million for research
Aug 05, 2010 Virginia Tech and GM announce creation of the National Tire Research Center in Southside, Virginia
Apr 21, 2010 New York Times journalist receives Pulitzer Prize for story highlighting Virginia Tech Transportation Institute research
Apr 06, 2010 Center for Injury Biomechanics announces $3 million award
Sep 14, 2009 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Center for Injury Biomechanics Crash Sled Lab now open
Jul 29, 2009 New data from Virginia Tech Transportation Institute provides insight into cell phone use and driving distraction
Apr 30, 2009 New partnership between Virginia Tech Transportation Institute and Center for Injury Biomechanics receives first research grant
Jan 07, 2008 Virginia Tech Transportation Fellow issues white paper on abusive driver fees
Aug 30, 2006 Transportation Institute dedicates new research building
Apr 20, 2006 Transportation Institute releases findings on driver behavior and crash factors