Beverly Kuhn's Blog

One of the biggest challenges we face as transportation professionals is ensuring the sustainability of the transportation network.  But what does that mean?  How does it impact our jobs?  What should we do about it?  The ITE Sustainability Standing Committee has answers.  In general, the idea of sustainability is to meet the current needs of society without compromising future generations.  In short - we make sure there is a world for our children to inherit!  Related to livability, sustainability ...
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Fancy yourself a transportation expert and want to share your knowledge with others?  Have you considered pursuing the expert witness track to serve the transportation community?  Are you already in that field and looking for resources to support your work?  If so, then the Transportation Forensics and Risk Management Council provides an excellent opportunity to support your pursuits.  This Council, previously named the Expert Witness Council, covers issues relating to expert testimony and enhancing ...
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The Transportation Planning Council (TPC) sees the future of transportation systems as multi-modal networks that are sustainable and are prepared to handle the changing needs of system users.  Interested? Are you passionate about transportation planning?  Do you have some great ideas about what your peers need to help them with their planning responsibilities?  If the answer to any of these questions is “Yes,” then the TPC is a great opportunity to serve your profession. The TPC is ITE's technical ...
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Over 25 years ago, when I was fresh out of graduate school and attending my first ITE Annual Meeting as a professional, I was offered the opportunity to become involved in one of ITE's technical councils:  the Traffic Engineering Council (TENC) .  I had been involved in the Texas A&M University Student Chapter as an officer and was looking for a way to remain involved in our great organization.  At that meeting in Milwaukee, a colleague reached out to me to help with a technical project being ...
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