Research Needs Statement




The Georgia Transportation Institute (GTI) was established in 1998 to coordinate and act as a focal point for transportation research in the state of Georgia. The lead institution, Georgia Institute of Technology, is affiliated with other members including Albany State University, Clark Atlanta University, Emory University, Georgia State University, Georgia Southern University, Kennesaw State University, Mercer University, Savannah State University, University of Georgia, and University of West Georgia. Researchers affiliated with GTI are active in research on a broad range of topics including policy and planning, environmental issues, transportation technology, transportation infrastructure, and traffic operations.

GTI Events

GTI is committed to getting research results into practice and providing opportunities to train professionals.


Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 10:50 to 11:45
Abstract: The transportation system is evolving rapidly. There are many competing visions of future transportation systems and various public and private decisions related to both policies and allocation of resources will significantly impact this evolution. An important element that needs to... Read More
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:45 to 11:45
Mason Bldg 1133
“An Overview of Work Zone Crash Severity Trends and Work Zone Planning to Minimize Secondary Crashes” ABSTRACT: Highway work zones present an environment that leads to opportunities for traffic crashes that may not otherwise occur. As transportation agencies continue to increase their focus o... Read More
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:45 to 11:45
"Some thoughts on the current state and future of pavement" ABSTRACT: This talk will prevent a summary of the current state of pavement and pavement practice (local, state, private), and the likely impacts of changes in transportation that will affect how, where and what kind of pavement we p... Read More


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