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The latest issue of the Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Network newsletter, "The Responder," is now available online here . As noted by ITE member Eric Rensel, TIM Network Liaison, this issue comes at the completion of the National Work Zone Awareness Week, featuring several work zone safety/TIM articles to keep the conversation from the week going. These articles explore various aspects of work zone safety/TIM from several industry experts. Don't miss the great content the TIM Network has...
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If you answered yes then the upcoming ITE 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibit is the perfect place to showcase them to over 1,000 transportation professionals from the private sector, public agencies (federal, regional, state/provincial, local), consultancies, and academia. Exhibitors include a wide range of organizations in the following areas: consulting services; data collection; incident detection systems; parking; professional development & training; software; sound barriers;...
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ITE invites you to share your expertise and experience with the transportation industry through our professional development programs. These programs are designed to keep transportation professional on the cutting edge of the industry. We are currently seeking individuals interested in presenting a webinar. Our 90 minute webinars are conducted Tues-Thursdays between the hours of 12-1:30p ET and 3-4:30p ET. Conducting a webinar requires the instructor to deliver a PowerPoint presentation over...
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ITE is pleased to announce that VHB has joined PTV and Kimley-Horn as sponsors of the ITE 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibit, taking place August 2-5, 2015 at the Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, FL. VHB will be a Diamond Level sponsor. Sponsorship provides organizations with a terrific opportunity to demonstrate commitment to the transportation industry and build awareness among attendees. Depending on level, sponsors receive a variety of benefits including recognition before,...
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The Transportation Planning Council (TPC) is launching our inaugural monthly ‘ Recognize ’ Initiative. Each month we intend to feature a project/plan/policy/people (4-Ps) which we believe showcases great planning and includes references and resources for our planning members. These 4-Ps as we call them, revolve around current transportation issues in our industry and we hope will give our members examples, resources, or guidance in their own communities. If you are interested in submitting...
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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched a new Office of Technology and Investigationto examine consumer privacy in the realm of connected cars, smart homes, and big data. The office evolved from the agency's mobile technology unit, an entity the commission created a few years ago to address mobile technology’s own unique consumer protection challenges associated with smartphones and other mobile devices, according to Ashkan Soltani, FTC's chief technologist. Read more at www.nextgov.com...
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Monday, April 13, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Please join us for a free webinar, Identifying Top V2I Deployment Priority Areas for ITE on Monday, April 13, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT This webinar will present the top V2I Deployment priority areas and seek input from the broad audience on steps to move forward addressing the same. Led by the ITE CV/AV Task Force Registration is required in advance of this event. Location ...
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Technical Specialties: V2IConnected Vehicle
During the Redefining Mobility Summit o n March 31, Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and its partners will unveil the program for a new Connected Vehicle/Automated Vehicle Test Bed, the GoMentum Station, in Concord, California . At the Summit, participants will have the opportunity to hear from partners and learn how the Station’s collaborative partnership model and comprehensive research will incubate a new generation of technology that has the potential to revolutionize...
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The National Strategy on Highway Safety, called Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) was officially rolled out March 10 across the United States. The TZD plan provides countermeasures in education, engineering, enforcement and emergency medical services (EMS) for organizations, businesses and individuals to reduce deaths on our roadways from over 33,000 each year to zero. More than 40 states have zero-based traffic safety efforts underway, but there is a need for a single, national...
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ITE in a partnership with the FHWA has developed a Webinar to highlight the soon to be released important new Informational Report Integration of Safety in the Project Development Process and Beyond: A Context Sensitive Approach . This Webinar presents the methodology to integrate substantive safety into the project development process. It also demonstrates the link between quantitative safety and the principles of Context Sensitive Solutions. It further includes best practice applications...
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On March 13, 2015, the Mayors Summit for Safer People and Safer Streets took place at USDOT's Washington, DC headquarters. At the event, 180 communities came together to make a collective statement that improving safety on our streets for everyone who uses them is a national priority. Individually, they're making an explicit statement that improving safety --by pursuing the seven activities of USDOT's Mayor's Challenge -- will be a local priority for the foreseeable future. Read more here:...
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Accessible Transportation Technologies Research Initiative Webinars for Older Adults and Veterans with Disabilities The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) needs help and expertise to identify user needs and challenges faced by older adult travelers and veterans with disabilities to develop transformative technology solutions. Background The USDOT's Accessible Transportation Technologies Research Initiative (ATTRI) conducts research to improve the mobility of travelers with...
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Greetings, All. I am very excited to tell you that as of March 16, 2015 the Management and Operations/Intelligent Transportation Systems (M&O/ITS) Council has changed its name to Transportation Systems Management & Operations (TSM&O). This may seem like a subtle change to a few, but this has significant impact for the Institute. Why Change? Our world is continually changing and for transportation engineers this means less emphasis on...
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The new addition to the ITE Learning Hub is the Access Management Principles and Practice Online Course Series. The suite of six course modules introduces the learners to the basics of access management. The series includes: Access Management Principles and Practices, Safety Impacts of Access Management, Economic Impacts of Access Management, Applying Access Management Principles to Existing Roadways, Access Management at Intersections Part I, and Access Management at Intersections Part II....
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This message has been cross posted to the following Discussions: All Member Forum and TMDD Community - ITS Standards discussion . ------------------------------------------- The TMDD contractor, with input from the TMDD steering committee, has completed Version 3.03c of the Traffic Management Data Dictionary . This document can be found on the ITE web site under Technical Information , Standards , TMDD and selecting Version 3.3 will bring you to the following URL: http://www.ite.org/standards/tmdd/3.03.asp...
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Technical Specialties: TMDD
From the New York University News: Chinese cities are different from many Western cities in relation to urban design, and far more densely populated. But a new study by New York University and East China Normal University researchers has found that the design of the built environment influences how much walking and bicycling people do in Chinese cities where obesity and chronic diseases are at highly elevated levels and still rising. “While not surprising,” write the authors in their...
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An interesting on-line article posted by the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center The world economy: it’s not getting any smaller. Population growth—expected to swell to 8 billion by 2024—means we’ll see more demand for goods and services, and more international trade. Some of the biggest economic players in the Western Hemisphere are staying ahead of the curve by investing in port infrastructure. Read the full article at: http://www.volpe.dot.gov/news/are-americas-ports-ready-for-more-freight?u...
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ITE headquarters recently approved a deadline extension for both Transportation Planning Council Awards. Please send your submissions and questions to: Courtney Day, ITE Technical Programs Associate, cday@ite.org For more information regarding the submission process and eligibility, please click the appropriate link below for each award: Transportation Planning Council Best Project Award Award Criteria | Past Award Recipients ...
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ITE headquarters recently approved a deadline extension for the Pedestrian and Bicycle Standing Committee Best Project Award. Please send your submissions and questions to David Duszak, P.E., PTOE, Chair, Pedestrian and Bicycle Awards Committee, dduszak@wrallp.com For more information regarding the submission process and eligibility, please click the following link: Award Criteria
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The ITE Learning Hub is offering several informative webinars this month, including: Fundamentals of Risk Management for Road Agencies All Lanes Running/Hard Shoulder Running Overview of ITE's Proposed Recommended Practice There is more information on each of these webinars below or visit the ITE Learning Hub to get more information on all offerings. Participating in a webinar is a great way to earn PDH credits! Fundamentals of Risk Management...
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