Recent News Stories

ITRE Studying How Zipper Merges Reduce Congestion at Sites Across North Carolina

September 12, 2016 | ITRE

Researchers at ITRE have found that a new traffic treatment called a “zipper merge” has the potential to reduce traffic… Read More

ITRE Researchers Team with NCDOT to Optimize DDIs in the State’s Most Congested Region

August 30, 2016 | ITRE

For the last several years, ITRE has supported the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) efforts to improve safety and… Read More

ITRE in the News: NCDOT studying ‘zipper merge’ to reduce congestion

August 29, 2016 | ITRE

From WNCN.com: State transportation officials are working with ITRE to see if a new way of merging can ease congestion…. Read More

ITRE in the News: Crosswalk Crackdown

July 22, 2016 | ITRE

From Raleigh Magazine: If you’ve been pulled over recently and gently reminded that it is a law to yield to… Read More

Reception for the Director of ITRE, Dr. Nagui Rouphail

July 13, 2016 | ITRE

In honor of Dr. Nagui Rouphail, ITRE will be hosting a floating reception celebrating his successful 15 year tenure as Director… Read More

National Conference on Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation

June 30, 2016 | ITRE

Kai Monast from the Public Transportation Group will make three presentations at the National Conference on Rural Public and Intercity… Read More

Moving Public Transit into the Digital Age

June 29, 2016 | ITRE

The Public Transit Group (PTG) at ITRE recently collaborated with Piedmont Area Regional Transportation (PART) and the transit technology company,… Read More

Press Release: Polk County Transit on Google Maps

May 17, 2016 | ITRE

With the help of The Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE), Polk County Transit is proud to announce the… Read More

Kai Monast to Present at PPTA Spring Conference

April 7, 2016 | ITRE

As part of the Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association Spring Conference and Expo, ITRE’s Kai Monast will be presenting with Jim Ritchy,… Read More

The Economic Contribution of Shared Use Paths

April 6, 2016 | ITRE

Across the United States, bicycling, walking, and running has earned increased attention in how it relates to public health and… Read More