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  • What’s in the March/April edition of Western ITE?

    Below is the Western ITE newsletter for March/April of 2009, just scroll down to preview every article and click on their “read more” links to see the entire article! Highlights include: Interstate Innovations, Traffic Operations Center, Highlights from the Mid-Year Board meeting and the usual assortment of stellar articles. Happy Reading!
  • 2009 Mid-Year Board Meeting Highlights

    On February 6, 2009 the Western District Board, commit-tee chairs, section leaders and guests met at the Sheraton Downtown Den-ver, in Denver, Colorado, for the 2009 West-ern District Mid-Year meeting. A total of 27 people were in attendance including Ann Brooks, 2011 LAC Chair, who participated via phone from Anchorage, Alaska. The meeting lasted more >
  • Traffic Operations Centers (TOCs) for Smaller Agencies: Colorado Example

    Traffic Operation Centers (TOCs) have historically been built and operated by the Traffic Engineering Departments of state departments of transportation (DOTs) and larger cities. For example, in the Rocky Mountain region, the City and County of Denver, City of Lakewood, and Colorado DOT (CDOT) have highly utilized Traffic Operation Centers.
  • President’s Message

    I am pleased to have attended the US Presidential Inaugural Opening Ceremony on Sunday, January 18, 2009,  while visiting family in the D.C. area.  Hopefully, before you even receive this WesternITE issue, an economic stimulus package with several important infrastructure projects will be on its way to invest in our nation’s transportation system and more >
  • Endowment Fund “EF” Spotlight

    The March-April Spotlight was written by the new officers of the student chapter at Arizona State University (ASU), recently re-launched with the help of the ITE Arizona Section.  The Endowment Fund was established to provide continuous, stable funding for the District’s student initiatives and will provide benefits for students such as these.  The following more >
  • Featuring: ITE Student Activities at Portland State University

    The Portland State University Student ITE Chapter is very active attending conferences, hosting career informational sessions with local transportation consulting firms and agencies, attending transportation related tours, and organizing social events for their members.
  • In Memory of Dr. Ed Sullivan, P.E.

    District 6 marks the passing of one of its distinguished ITE members and Student Chapter Advisors, Dr. Edward C. Sullivan, P.E., who passed away on Monday, February 16, 2009.  He was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1944.  Dr. Sullivan earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and more >
  • Interstate Innovations

    Authorization of the Interstate System was a political victory that resulted in enormous societal benefits of safety and mobility. It stimulated economic and lifestyle developments such as franchised motels and fast food eateries, freight pick-up and delivery for communities not served by rail lines, and just-in-time delivery of goods that turned trucks into rolling more >