Division Head/Program Manager
Senior Research Scientist
Email Brianne Glover
Brianne Glover is a Senior Research Scientist with the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and Division Head of the Freight and Investment Analysis Program. She is an Attorney and Counselor at Law, licensed to practice in the state of Texas. She has been involved with numerous research projects within the Infrastructure Investment Analysis Program and the Mobility Analysis Program that focus on transportation financing as well as the economic impacts associated with transportation improvements. She has testified before the Texas House of Representatives Transportation Committee regarding finance options as well as future funding needs.
Dr. Glover’s main focus is the maintenance and future development of the Transportation Revenue Estimator and Needs Determination System (TRENDS) model. The TRENDS model is designed to provide transportation planners, policy makers and the public with a tool to forecast transportation revenues and expenses based on a user-defined level of investment at both the state and local level. Other projects include NCHRP legal reviews regarding right-of-way issues and compensation, aiding cities and ports nationwide complete benefit- cost analyses for federal grant applications, creating economic tools to help DOTs analyze access management and accelerated construction projects, economic impact assessments for both the public and private sector, and on-call research support for the Texas legislature regarding financial tools and forecasts, as well as economic transportation topics.
Assistant Program Manager
Assistant Research Scientist
Email Jacqueline Kuzio
Dr. Kuzio is an Assistant Research Scientist in the Infrastructure Investment Analysis (IIA) Program at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). She began working with the IIA program in 2016 and during that time begun work on her Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Science at Texas A&M University. In 2021, she completed her Ph.D. that focused on transportation technology investment and how those investments can be equitable and just. Before joining TTI, Dr. Kuzio completed her Master’s in Public Administration at The George Bush School of Government and Public Service. Her studies at The Bush School concentrated on state and local government and transportation policy.
During her time at TTI, Dr. Kuzio has worked on a range of projects involving policy analysis, economic impact, and transportation funding and finance. She recently led an effort to develop an economic impact tool for electric vehicle infrastructure that will assist practitioners and policymakers with funding decisions. Dr. Kuzio has also utilized ArcGIS to develop maps and conduct spatial analysis for rail and hazard material transportation. Other project experience includes legal reviews relating to the right-of-way, economic impact assessments for various modes in both the public and private sector, and aviation planning and finance research.
Assistant Research Scientist
Email Max Steadman
Max Steadman is an Assistant Research Scientist in the Infrastructure Investment Analysis Program of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Mr. Steadman’s focus at TTI has been on economic impact assessments and cost benefit analyses for the public sector, as well as innovative transportation funding. He developed a comprehensive financial model which estimates the costs and benefits of a potential seawater desalination plant and pipeline network on the Texas coast. He has also authored a report on the state of funding for connected vehicle infrastructure, created a benefit cost methodology for estimating the benefits to the agricultural sector resulting from transportation projects along the US-Mexico border, and conducted an analysis of the costs of policies that incentivize battery electric vehicles in the US.
Mr. Steadman recently developed and maintains a set of transportation related economic indicators, used to track the impacts of COVID-19 on transportation and transportation funding in Texas. His recent work also includes research on the impacts of automated truck platooning on Texas highways, and the impact of road user charges in Texas.
Before joining TTI in 2014, Mr. Steadman earned his Bachelor of Science in Political Science degree from Texas A&M and his Master of Public Administration degree from the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M. While at the George Bush School, his concentrations were Policy Analysis and Energy, Environment and Technology Policy.
Associate Transportation Researcher
Email Bill Prieto
Bill Prieto is an Associate Transportation Researcher with the Infrastructure Investment Analysis (IIA) Program of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Before joining TTI in 2019, Mr. Prieto earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree from the University of North Texas, where he researched surface catalysts for converting biomass into fuel. He went on to earn his Master of Public Administration degree from the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M. His studies at The Bush School followed the policy analysis track with a concentration in energy and environmental policy.
Since joining TTI, Mr. Prieto has worked on projects involving policy analysis, transportation finance, and data visualization. His work covers topics such as statewide and national transportation funding programs, supply chain flows, autonomous trucking technologies, urban air mobility, and alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure. He supports the IIA program with producing reports and preparing data that cover economic impact and benefit-cost analysis, aviation financing, and road user charges. Additionally, he has used ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online to map railroads across Texas and to conduct analysis involving property values in metropolitan areas.