2014 Rapid City Technical Compendium

The following are the papers submitted and presentations given at the 2014 Western District Annual meeting in Rapid City, South Dakota. Please see the Technical Session Program for descriptions of the papers/presentations. If your paper or presentation is missing and you would like to have it posted here, or you would like other ITE members to contact you regarding your paper/presentation, please contact the Web Manager.

Session Presenter Title Paper Presentation
1A Roemer Alfelor Weather Responsive Traffic Management PDF
Dave Huft South Dakota DOT Weather-Responsive Traveler Information System PDF
Ali Ragan/
Vince Garcia
Using Mobile Data From Maintenance Vehicles to Support Weather Responsive Traveler Information and Traffic Management Systems
Carl Olson Oregon DOT Weather-Responsive Active Traffic Management PDF PDF
1B Leadership for the Future of Transportation PDF
1C Laycee Kolkman A new twist on DDI design
Mark Fayta Measuring Performance at an Innovative Roundabout Intersection – a BBI PDF
Smith Siromaskulm Evolving the DDI
Brandon Bourdon First DDI Constructed With Center Running LRT
1D Peter Lynch Overview of the Wisconsin Over-sized, Over-weight (OSOW) Network and Important Lessons Learned
Gene Russell Eight State Pool Fund Study on Accommodating Over-sized, Over-weight (OSOW) at Roundabouts PPT
Michael Frost Modeling OSOW Movements through Field Testing Partnerships PDF
Mark Johnson Roundabout Design Tips and Lessons for Addressing Truck Movements PDF
2A David Roseman Urban Parking Management
Steve Colman Observations and Comments on NACTO PDF
Peter Koonce NACTO Guidelines and Opportunities it Provides for Public Streets
2B Grant Schultz University and Student Perspective on Ethics
Jenny Grote When the public sector does business with private contractors – what is and is not acceptable? PPT
Todd Szymkowski Ethical Issues and Challenges Facing Younger Members
Jim Pline Ethics Case Studies and the Consultant’s Perspective
2C Paul Olson Federal Systems Engineering Approach Model Documents for Adaptive Signal Control – How to Use Them PDF
2D Brent Jennings A Data-Driven Process for Prioritizing Highway Safety Investments in Idaho
Scott Thorson Road Safety Audits in Nevada PDF
Jeanne Bowie Calibrating the HSM for Transportation Planning Projects in Alaska PDF
3A Brian Willham Balancing Operation & Safety for Motorized and Non-Motorized Traffic PDF
Christopher Kinzel Bicycle Facility Selection: Toward a More Standardized Process PDF
Robert Kahn The Current Status of Bike Sharing in the USA PDF PPT
Helen “Maggie” O’Mara Rethinking Bike Lane Design Standards PDF PDF
3B Chuck Huffine Perception of Transportation Professionals in Today’s World PDF
3C J.D. Schneeberger Connected Vehicle Technologies and Emissions Reductions at Intersections: Initial FHWA Modeling Results PPT
Joe Mineiro Highlighting the Reduction in Delay and Air Emissions by Implementing Adaptive Signal Control
Marshall Cheek Improving Traffic Flow Through Agency Collaboration in Florida, South Carolina & CA using ATMS.now PDF
Dustin Hinds Palm Beach County’s Use of Emergency.now to Decrease Response Times
4A Spencer Banta Bicycle Detection Case Study
Mark Esposito Bicycle Detection Case Study PDF
Jamie Mackey UDOT Bicycle Detection PDF
4C Chalap Sadam Strategies to Re-Capture Lost Arterial Traffic Carrying Capacities PDF PDF
Scott Carlson Freeway Diversions – San Mateo’s ICM Project
David Hale Possible Problems with Cost-Effectiveness of Adaptive Signals PPT
Eric Gannaway Adaptive Signals Demonstrate Potential Safety Benefits Over Standard Signal Timing PDF
4D James Gersema Robert Street: Maintaining Business Access through Innovative Traffic Management PDF
Susan Paulus US 12 Madison Beltline Yahara River Bridge Work Zone Capacity PDF PDF
Monica Heller Traffic Control for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
Kevan Shafizadeh Conflicts and Level of Service at Four-Legged, Signalized Intersections in Sacramento PDF
5A Pat Noyes
Bob McQueen
Intelligent Transportation Systems
5C Bart Przybyl Transit Signal Priority in the Denver Metro PDF
Minjie Mei Cuyamaca Street Signal Upgrade with Trolley Priority PDF PDF
Allen Nie I-225 Light Rail Signal Control Strategies Development and Evaluation
Ramin Massoumi Design and Configuration Considerations for a “Smart Transit” System
5D Joe Marek
Toward Zero Deaths: a National Strategy on Highway Safety
Joe Marek
Transportation Safety Action Plans: Transforming Organizations, Energizing Communities, Saving Lives
Jay Otto Building the Positive in a Community to Create a Safer Transportation System
Keith Knapp Systematic Improvements to Reduce Crashes – A Guide to Low Cost Solutions
6A Context Sensitive Case Study: Grand Ave PDF
6C Jamie Mackey Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures PDF
Kevin Mizuta Traffic Data Roadmap: Where We Have Been, Where We Are Going PDF
Jeanne Olubogon MoDOT’s Speed Warnings on DMS Pilot PDF
Kevin Chang Cybersecurity and Transportation – Important Considerations Moving Forward
6D Mike Bittner Roundabout Solutions for Complex Traffic Environments PDF PPT
Kathy Harris Multi-Lane Roundabouts in an Interim Condition PDF
John Ash Safety Evaluation of Wisconsin’s Roundabouts
Mark Johnson Business Access and Associated Benefits Provided by Roundabouts PDF
7A Peter Koonce
Kiel Ova
Jon Meusch
Daniel Nelson
Marshall Cheek
Donald Maas
Thinking Inside the Box: Traffic Controllers for Traffic Analysts Koonce
8A Jeff Held University Avenue Corridor in Madison – Multimodal Strategies to Manage Travel PDF
Kenneth Ryan Correlating Sun Glare and Traffic Accidents PDF
J. L. Gattis The Next Generation of Access Management Guidance PDF
Grant G. Schultz An Assessment of Raised Median Economic Impacts in Utah
8B Jonathan Upchurch
Scott Kuznicki
The Future of the MUTCD Workshop Kuznicki Kuznicki
9A Ivana Tasic Street Connectivity vs Street Widening: Impact of Enhanced Street Connectivity on Traffic Operations
Leif Garnass Reclaiming Main Street: Downtown Ottumwa, Iowa Two-Way Conversions and Quiet Zones PDF
Yuri Mereszcak Smart Transportation Planning Opens the Door to Value-Driven Recommendations: Eagle, ID PDF PDF
William Troe Creating Midwestern Transit Sustainability and Stability PDF
9B Erik Ruehr Major Update of the 2010 HCM PDF
Zong Tian Signal Control and Capacity at Diverging Diamonds
Jim McCarthy Alternative Intersection Procedures in the HCM PDF
Ann Bowers Emerging Impacts to Capacity Analysis and the Development of SB 743 in California – Is LOS Obsolete? PDF