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  • Website Header Spotlight

    City of Long Beach 3rd and Broadway Streetscape Project: Rethinking How a City Moves and Feels By: Min Zhou, P.E., Director of OC Operations, KOA Corporation In 2011, the City of Long Beach implemented the first cycle track in downtown Long Beach. To better connect with other new and in-development bicycle facilities, the City more >
  • Call for Papers Deadline in 15 days!

    The deadline for the Call for Papers for the 2020 Joint Western & Mountain Districts Annual Meeting in Hawaii is rapidly approaching.  Submittals must be received by Dec 20th, 5:00 PM (PST) in order to be considered for the upcoming meeting’s technical program.  We have already received a number of abstracts and anticipate many more >
  • Student Endowment Fund: September/October

    For the September-October spotlight, the ITE at UCLA and USC ITE student chapters would like to invite the District to the upcoming Student Leadership Summit, one of many initiatives supported by the Student Endowment Fund. This year, ITE at UCLA and USC ITE are co-hosting the 7th Annual Western/Mountain District Student Leadership Summit, one more >
  • International Director’s Report

    International Board of Direction Minutes By Karen Aspelin, P.E., P.T.O.E., International Director from the Western District The International Board of Direction (IBOD) of ITE met November 2-3, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The following are highlights from this meeting. Date “windows” were defined for all of the District annual meetings to avoid overlapping annual meetings. more >
  • President’s Message

    I had the opportunity to visit the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo ITE Student Chapter this past week. I’d like to highlight some of the wonderful things the engineering program and the student chapter are doing to encourage participation in professional societies and clubs. First the civil engineering department requires freshman to explore the more >
  • President’s Message

    November is here and it is STEM month! Please let the District know if you have specific activities planned so we can share it with the rest of our members. As I mentioned in my previous President’s Message, ITE has created a competition to encourage our members to participate in a STEM activity (link more >
  • RFP for Student Chapters: 2020 Data Collection Projects

    The Western District Board of Directors has approved up to $4,000 to be awarded to the student chapters ($1,000 each for up to four chapters) to collect trip generation and parking data. Additional information about this program and previous proposals and reports by winning chapters can be found on the District’s website at http://westernite.org/students-education/data-collection-fund/. more >
  • President’s Message

    Our Western District Board has visited a few Sections to install officers and also to represent the District awards at the Section meeting. The District has also been working to wrap up the administrative and financial tasks for the 2018-2019 fiscal year and to prepare for the next fiscal year. We held our September more >
  • Seeking Nominations for Western District Officer Candidates and Achievement Awards

    The Western District Board is seeking nominations of qualified candidates for Secretary-Treasurer and International Director to run in the June 2020 election. Secretary-Treasurer nominations can be submitted for individuals from Region 1 (Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Hawaii, Northern California, and SF Bay Area) while International Director nominations can be submitted for individuals regardless of where more >
  • President’s Message

    For August, I’d like to focus my President’s message on our 2020 Joint Western District and Mountain District Annual Meeting to be held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Below is all you need to know for the meeting: The meeting dates are June 28th to July 1st, 2020 and you can register now! https://www.westernite.org/annualmeeting/register/ The meeting more >