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  • 2009 Inter Mountain Meeting Highlights

    From May 14-16, 2009 the Intermountain Section of ITE hosted its 49th Annual Meeting in Jackson, Wyoming.  With attendance approaching 130 members, the Section was pleased with the turnout considering the tough economic climate.  A strong technical program provided the foundation for the meeting and covered varying topics including: sustainability, public participation and buy-in, more >
  • Bicycle Facilities in San Francisco

    Oliver Gajda, SFMTA Bicycle Program Manager Mike Sallaberry, PE, SFMTA Traffic Calming With a majority of trips in the US under 3 miles long (about 20 minutes by bike) and with the growing interest in sustainable and low impact systems, public health, the strained environment, and efficient transportation the bicycle is becoming increasingly popular more >
  • District 6 Candidates for Office

    The following slate of candidates for District officers was approved at the mid-year Board meeting held on February 6, 2009: President: Michael Sanderson Vice President: Edgar Perez Secretary-Treasurer: Alyssa Reynolds,  Scott L. Thorson International Director: Larry Wymer,  Dalene J. Whitlock Statements for each of these individuals are presented in this issue.
  • President’s Message: Moving Forward-Spring Is Here

    Monica M. Suter With spring here, let’s move forward toward positive signs of economic recovery.  Although remaining economic “humps” rest in the road, a portion of the vast market deflation appears to be based in fear and a lack of trust about portions of the system.   If key issues can be addressed (sooner than more >
  • 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 >