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Today is the big day for the Transportation Planning Council workshop at the Annual Meeting. The big reveal on the exciting topic and discussion about millennial planning will be revealed. Please join us! Jennifer Pangborn vice-chair TPC
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Manny A. Diaz, former two-term mayor of the City of Miami, FL, USA and author of the book Miami Transformed: Rebuilding America One Neighborhood, One City at a Time , addressed ITE Annual Meeting and Exhibit attendees at the opening session on Monday, August 3, with a powerful presentation on how a city that was once number one in poverty, crime, and unemployment rebuilt itself into a vibrant, economically thriving community that people now flock to for its many opportunities. Miami’s dramatic...
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The Autonomous Vehicle Continuum Impacts session at the ITE Annual Meeting and Exhibit included presentations from: Alain L. Kornhauser, Professor, Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Princeton University; Gummada Murthy, Program Director, Operations, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials; and Johanna Zmud, Director, Washington DC Office, Senior Research Scientist, Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Sponsored by the ITE...
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Request for Qualifications ITS Standards Training Year Four Module Development Response Deadline- August 30 th , 2015, 3:00 PM Eastern The Institute of Transportation Engineers will assist the USDOT JPO to provide next series of ITS Standards training and education modules that will include 10 new and 6 existing courses on ITS Standards. The goal of this work is to support the overall ITS JPO effort to provide personnel performing ITS systems deployment with...
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If you are a transportation planner in need of 32 credits of eligible professional development activities for the American Institute of Certified Planners ( AICP ) Certification Maintenance (CM), attend ITE 2015 International Annual Meeting and Exhibit on August 2-5, 2015 in Hollywood, FL to earn between 12-18 CM course credits. Here is a breakdown of training opportunities at the Annual Meeting. Sunday, August 2, you have your choice of two seminars: Designing...
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Testing Fundamentals for ITS Standards Online Series is a suite of three course modules that explores the need for and applicability of ITS standards testing; conformance to requirements for design, system tests, and interface testing; key elements of a test plan and its place in the overall testing process/life cycle. Target Audience: Engineering staff, system integrators, operational staff and testing contractors Training Modules includes: Introduction to...
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The Eno Center for Transportation invites ITE members to apply for its Transit Senior Executive (TSE) Program, a year-long leadership development program. The course is centered around an intensive week-long seminar held in Washington, DC. Participants hear from distinguished guest lecturers, develop their leadership skills, and build connections in the transit industry. The Program is entering its 11th year and has over 500 alumni. The TSE Program is designed for top transit executives to...
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The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) is soliciting subject matter experts to serve as volunteer reviewers for the content of the remaining draft chapters that will comprise the new Transportation Planning Handbook . Recap: In April of 2014, ITE kicked off an effort to develop a new edition of the Transportation Planning Handbook (TPH). Transportation planning practice continues to advance and broaden in scope as new issues emerge and technologies evolve. The 4th Edition of...
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Download the Global Report called Vaccines for Roads that describes how iRAP is now a global program of local road safety champions leading RAP activities in more than 70 countries. You may also register and join us on Tuesday, July 28 at 4p-5:30pm EDT for How Road Assessment Programs Address Safety Webinar This webinar will focus on the scale of the US and global road safety crisis, an overview of the RAP program and case studies from around the world. Learning...
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This Friday, July 10 is the early bird registration deadline for the ITE 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibit taking place August 2-5, 2015 at the Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, FL. Save money on your registration fees by going online to register or download a registration form on or before this Friday. Plan to join transportation and allied professionals from across the US and around the world as ITE addresses what transportation professionals need to know to face the challenges...
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MoDOT and the state of Missouri need your help. You may have seen where the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission recently announced MoDOT’s Road to Tomorrow initiative. This initiative is a call to private industry, entrepreneurs, and innovators to bring creative and innovative ideas for the next generation of highways to Missouri. Specifically, MoDOT is making 200 miles of I-70 between Kansas City and St. Louis available as a test bed and laboratory for potential solutions. There...
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Navigating busy two-lane highways can mean drivers often can't see the road for the cars and take a risk that can prove fatal when they attempt to overtake large vehicles like freight trucks. Samsung wants to reduce that risk with the help of technology that allows drivers to virtually see through trucks ahead of them. Using monitors mounted on the back of a truck or other large vehicle and connected wirelessly to a camera in front, Samsung's Safety Truck technology shows drivers what's ahead...
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In recent years, DOTs have increasingly used the practice of crowdsourcing to gather real-time information on weather and road conditions as a supplement to other road condition reporting techniques (e.g., field personnel reports and ITS devices). In a new report, Citizen Reporting of Current Road Conditions , the Road Weather Management Program has documented five DOTs’ experiences with a particular type of crowdsourcing: one in which the DOTs build the interface and train citizen reporters....
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In the month of July and August, ITE’s Professional Development Department will focus on the Complete Streets Concepts. In the month of July and August you may register for the following webinars: Safety Benefits of Complete Streets Webinar , Thurs., July 9, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Eastern. This webinar will discuss how Complete Streets projects tend to reduce collisions, injuries, and speed after their redesign based on the Smart Growth America's National Complete Streets Coalition...
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Important Deadlines: June 30 - Deadline for making hotel reservations. Click here to reserve your room. July 10 - Early bird registration deadline. Save money on your registration. Click here to register. The ITE 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibit addresses the critical issues facing the transportation profession both today and tomorrow. Here are just a few of the sessions taking place in Hollywood, FL! The Autonomous Vehicle Continuum Impacts - Monday, August...
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Stantec, Neel-Schaffer, RS&H, and Stanley Consultants, Inc. have signed on as sponsors of the ITE 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibit. They join VHB, PTV, Econolite, Iteris, Kimley-Horn, Michael Baker Internation, and Trafficware. If you are looking to increase your organization's profile or grow its brand, it's not too late to become a sponsor at this meeting. For more information, review the Sponsorship Opportunities Brochure or contact me at pgoodell@ite.org or +1 202 785 0060 ext...
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The Institute of Transportation Engineers is proud to announce that ITE Journal has been awarded the APEX 2015 Award of Excellence in the category Magazines, Journals, and Tabloids—Most Improved. The award-winning ITE Journal redesign effort is a culmination of visual and content improvements that have been led by Marianne Saglam, ITE communications and media senior director, and Michelle Birdsall, ITE Journal senior editor and writer, working with magazine design firm ContentWorx....
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Below is the agenda for Monday, August 3 during the ITE 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibit. Please note this is correct at the time of publication and is subject to change. Stay up-to-date on the complete agenda by using the Program tab on the ITE 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibit website or download the Registration Brochure . 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall 7:30 a.m....
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Jacobs Engineering Inc. has signed up to become a sponsor of the networking break on Monday morning, August 3 and the Innovations in Roundabouts technical session on Tuesday afternoon, August 4. They join current sponsors: VHB, PTV Group, Econolite, Iteris, Kimley Horn, Michael Baker International, and Trafficware. For more information on becoming a sponsor, contact me at pgoodell@ite.org or +1 202 785 0060 ext 128.
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Don't miss either of the following Complete Streets webinars hosted by ITE in June & July! Learn about how cities have implemented and benefited from these projects financially and in terms of increased safety. ITE webinars are a perfect opportunity to broaden or enhance your skill set without having to leave your office. Most webinars also offer PDHs to help you meet professional licensing and certification renewal requirements. Planning for Complete Streets: Case Studies...
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