Latest Posts

  • Student Endowment Fund: May/June

    The May/June spotlight was written by Sophia Tan, President of the UCLA ITE Student chapter. UCLA ITE appreciates all the support from the Endowment Fund. Moving to virtual events this year, we’ve been able to continue many of our usual activities and adapt to new changes. This year, our project team conducted a traffic more >
  • President’s Message

    Dear Western District Members, I’d like to begin this month’s message by recognizing Western District Member and ITE California SB 743 Task Force Chair Erik Ruehr. Erik’s work on this effort began under the now-dissolved Western District Legislative Committee and has culminated after several years in the final “ITE Guide to SB 743,” which more >

Earlier Posts

  • International Director’s Report

    By Mark Spencer, P.E., Western District International Director The following summarizes the ITE International Board of Direction’s (IBOD) meetings during April 2021.  The IBOD met virtually for a total of three 2-hour sessions. Budget and Finance Committee Report So far 2021 has been positive.  ITE is on track to meet our goals in membership more >
  • Public-Private Partnership Expedites Connected Vehicle Pilot Program Deployment

    Public-Private Partnership Expedites Connected Vehicle Pilot Program Deployment By: Kirk Steudle, Econolite Sr. VP, Systems   In August 2020, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announced the deployment of connected vehicle technology along 34 intersections of the Ala Moana Boulevard/Nimitz Highway corridor – one of the busiest corridors in the state. The connected vehicle more >
  • President’s Message

    Dear Western District Members, Registration for the 2021 Joint International and Western and Mountain Districts (Virtual) Annual Meeting is now live. Full registration is administered through ITE International with early bird rates through June 15th, but please visit the Western District website to view the schedule and register for additional Western District events, such more >
  • President’s Message

    Western District Members, In case you missed the announcement, our 2021 ITE Joint International and Western & Mountain Districts Annual Meeting will be pivoting from an in-person meeting to virtual format due to several on-going challenges related to COVID-19. You can read the full message from ITE Executive Director and CEO, Jeffrey Paniati, here. more >
  • Student Endowment Fund: March/April

    The March/April spotlight was written by David Hurwitz, Ph.D., FITE, Professor of transportation engineering and Student Chapter Advisor at Oregon State University (OSU). Reflections on the importance of ITE Student Chapters and the potential impact of Student Chapter Advisors on the future of the Institute Who am I Professionally? I am a Professor of more >
  • President’s Message

    The Western District held its Mid-Year Board Meeting on January 29th. We welcomed a new roster of Section Representatives who shared some of the creative ways each Section has adapted to the virtual environment. Our current Section Representatives are: Alaska – Jared Travis Bay Area – Smadar Boardman Central California – Bryan Igarta Central more >
  • Meet Your 2021 Candidates for Secretary-Treasurer

    Find out more about our Western District candidates for Secretary-Treasurer. Doug Smith and Justin Link introduce themselves and share some of their thoughts on ITE and the Western District. Candidate for Secretary-Treasurer: Doug Smith Candidate for Secretary-Treasurer: Justin Link
  • International Director’s Report

    By Cathy Leong, P.E., Western District International Director The following summarizes the ITE International Board of Direction’s (IBOD) meetings during February 2021.  The IBOD met virtually for a total of three 2-hour sessions. Budget and Finance Committee Report Finances for 2020 ended very positively for ITE due to a Payment Protection Program (PPP) Loan, more >