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Are you making the best roadway safety investments? Join us for the Reliability of Roadway Safety Management Methods webinar on December 20, 2016 2:00 - 3:30 EST. This webinar is open to all transportation professionals. To participate please register in the following link: DDSA Reliabilityof Safety Management Method Webinar . If you have any questions, feel free to contact Yanira Rivera at yanira.rivera@dot.gov
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There are numerous design guides that have been produced in the past decade for the design of bicycle infrastructure. The most recent guidance includes substantially more information about protected bike lanes due to the strength of their demonstrated outcomes. These facilities, also referred to as separated bike lanes and cycle tracks, have been shown to improve safety, user comfort, operations, equity, and mode share. With the additional guidance and approvals from authorizing agencies, growth...
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The ITE Legacy Fund, part of the ITE Legacy Program, was created to support student and younger member activities to foster and build this next generation of transportation professionals. T his fund accepts donations-from small to large-to help support student and younger member activities. Would you consider a donation today - GivingTuesday? Examples of how these funds could be used include: Supporting students participating in Student Leadership...
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The Connected Vehicles (CV), Automated Vehicles (AV), and Transportation System Management and Operations (TSMO) workshop was conducted on October 24, 2016 at the Florida International University (FIU) Lehman Center for Transportation Engineering (LCTR) in Miami, FL, USA. Co-sponsored by LCTR, the FIU ITE Student Chapter, and the FIU Women in Transportation Student Chapter, the workshop discussed the national and state efforts and issues related to CV, AV, and TSMO. The workshop began with...
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On behalf of the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of The Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, we would like to invite you to attend the FREE Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) standards training web pilots for the ITS Professional Capacity Building Program. The goal of this training is to help you learn to procure, implement, and operate ITS standards-based devices and equipment. The web pilot is part of testing the module’s...
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In colla boration with the Transportation Research Board and the SimCap Standing Committee, ITE has developed an 8-webinar course - Implementing the New 6th Edition of the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM 6). This fundamental webinar course will present the new analysis procedures incorporated into HCM 6 and why these tools are vital to helping analyze today's transportation problems. This course will also discuss the implementation of the HCM 6 in various settings, such as reliability, multimodal...
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ITS PCB Year 4_Marketing Flyer_Bundle 1 Web Pilots.pdf On behalf of the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of The Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, we would like to invite you to attend the FREE Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) standards training web pilots for the ITS Professional Capacity Building Program. The goal of this training is to help you learn to procure, implement, and operate ITS standards-based...
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Add a workshop to your registration for the ITE 2016 Annual Meeting & Exhibit or register for one separately. Registration for the ITE Annual Meeting & Exhibit is not required to attend these workshops. Plus! Each workshop provides attendees with 4.0 PDH credits. Connected Vehicle Deployment Resources Professional Development Credits: 4.0 PDH (PTOE) Developed in collaboration with the ITS Joint Program Office This workshop sponsored by USDOT...
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Washington, D.C. (August 1, 2016) – The Board of Directors of the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) has named Patrick Son, P.E., as its Managing Director, effective August 3, 2016. Son is a r egistered civil engineer with more than 10 years of experience including transportation and traffic planning, design, operations, and construction inspection. Son has also managed and worked in a nonprofit environment working directly with transportation stakeholders and actively...
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ITE, the American Public Transit Association, the National Transit Institute, and the U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of The Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, invites you to attend the FREE web pilots for the Transit ITS Professional Capacity Building Program. Register for free for any or all of the modules, and take part in shaping the ITS Transit Standards training modules by providing your feedback and earning professional development hours! Registration...
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These upcoming webinars on Vision Zero, Biking and Walking in the U.S., ITE's Application Supplement for the NACTO Transit Guide, and CA High Speed Rail Best Practices for Public Outreach, and project implementation are sure to keep you in the know! Jul 27 Towards Vision Zero: Tools and Tips for Achieving Target Speeds in Your Community Webinar Earn 1.5 PDH/CM credits towards your AICP, PTP, and/or PTOE renewal(s) Click here to Register The...
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The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) recently interviewed ITE Executive Director & CEO Jeff Paniati for a podcast that is now available here: http://www.ciht.org.uk/en/media-centre/news/index.cfm/certainty-important-to-delivery-of-transport-in-the-united-states . The interview comes from the latest in the CIHT podcast series featuring leading individuals in the transport world. With locations in the United Kingdom and throughout the world, CIHT is...
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In the first of what I hope and plan will be the first of many global conversations within ITE, this year's ITE International Vice Presidential candidate Michael Sanderson will speak with all interested ITE members from around the globe. You are invited to join this free webinar conversation with Michael and myself at the following dates/time: July 7 at 5pm Pacific Time, USA July 7 at 6pm Billings...
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The Share Economy and emerging related transportation options have been a hot topic among transportation professionals. Shared Mobility is the term being used to describe the shared use of a vehicle, bicycle, or other mode. ITE is offering the following new resources related to the topic of Shared Mobility. They all have in common Dr. Susan Shaheen, an internationally recognized leader in innovative mobility research, focused on carsharing, bikesharing, and ridesharing. Shared...
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On June 29, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and the American Trucking Associations (ATA) will host a lunch and policy discussion at the National Press Club to mark the 60th anniversary of President Eisenhower's signing into law legislation that provided the funding and began the construction of our nation's 47,000 mile Interstate Highway System. Among the speakers at this lunch will be ITE's Executive Director and CEO, Jeff Paniati. Joining him will be ...
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The Transportation Consultants Council held a session titled “Tools for Being an Effective Transportation Consultant” as part of the ITE 2015 Fall Conference in Tucson, AZ, USA. The session aimed at providing value propositions on what it takes for consultants and consulting firms to be successful in the transportation profession. This highly interactive, peer-led workshop provided participants with the opportunity to discuss critical, top tier topics relating to being an effective consultant....
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Looking for webinars to maintain your PTOE Certification? Our upcoming webinars on Lagging Left Turn, Speed Management, Alternative Funding Mechanisms, The VMT fee, and Driverless Vehicles make the cut. Jun 14 - Lagging Left-Turn Arrow Safety and Operation Webinar- Click here to Register This webinar will provide extensive collision analyses comparing lagging left-turn arrow and leading left-turn arrow operation. The webinar will also include commentary on the reasons lagging left-turn...
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A college friend of mine and fellow transportation engineer, Aaron Coenen, is embarking on a 2000 mile bike ride to support Ronald McDonald House Charities. This is his second long distance bicycle ride. Over the summer 2005, he traveled from Alaska to Florida. I recall him lugging around a 10 pound camcorder on this trip to record his progress. Luckily, with smart phones, updates will be much more frequent and better quality! Since the 2005 trip, Aaron has underwent two brain surgeries to...
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Yesterday's webinar was well-attended and generated a lot of questions. Unfortunately, even though the presenters were gracious enough to stay an extra 20 minutes to try to answer all the questions, some were not answered during the allotted time. One attendee followed up in regards to one of the two questions he posed that was not answered. I am sharing his question and the response from the presenters below. Other individuals who did not receive answers to their questions should expect a...
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As ITE increases its focus on safety and embraces Toward Zero Deaths and Vision Zero we should ensure that our fellow transportation professionals who are working to improve the transportation system are being protected. As we all know work zones can be dangerous places for both workers and travelers because they can present unexpected situations. I encourage all ITE members to be safety champions and to use National Work Zone Awareness Week to remind our co-workers and the public to stay alert...
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