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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) periodically conducts studies to measure the effectiveness of TxDOT's public outreach campaigns.

Don't Mess with Texas®
Don't Mess with Texas® Attitudes and Behaviors

This study analyzes Texans’ attitudes and behavior toward littering and Don’t mess with Texas in 2009 and 2013.

2013 Report

2009 Report

Don't Mess with Texas® Litter Survey

Texas Department of Transportation conducted a Visible Litter Study (VLS) to estimate the projected number of pieces and types of litter on Texas roadways in 2013 (a follow-up to a 2009 research study).

2013 Report

Texas Highways Magazine
Texas Highways Economic Impact Study

2014 Report

Texas Highways Reader Survey

The findings in this report are based on a survey sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) on behalf of Texas Highways. Through the use of a mixed-mode survey effort (mail and email) representing the Texas Highways circulation of active subscribers (excluding TxDOT employees), the purpose of this research project was to provide editors and advertisers with a profile of this audience.

2013 Report Usability Study

This study analyzes the usability and functionality of The primary objectives of the usability study were to test the ease and effectiveness of navigation, the usefulness of content, the effectiveness of presentation and the success rate of specific tasks.

2013 Report

Travel Information Centers
Safety and Economic Impacts of Texas Travel Information Centers

This report analyzes the safety and economic benefits of Travel Information Center operations.

2018 Report
2016 Report Update
2014 Report


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