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  • A Winning Formula? We Think So!

    As Engineers and Planners we are constantly working with formulas – some are pretty straight forward and others are more complicated.  District 6 has found a winning formula for attracting and engaging bright and energetic Engineering students into ITE and the profession.  That winning formula started with implementation of a very successful and unique more >
  • 2009 Annual Board Meeting Highlights

    By Edgar Perez, PE, Western District Secretary-Treasurer The Western District Board of Directors met for its annual meeting on Sunday, July 12, 2009 at the Sheraton Hotel in Denver, Colorado. A total of 42 Western District and 3 ITE Int’l representatives attended the meeting. Attendees included Western District board members, committee chairs, chapter and more >
  • US Department of Transportation: Distracted Driving Summit Liveblogged

    Taken from tvworldwide.com, “U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a September summit to address the dangers of text-messaging and other distractions behind the wheel. In late September, senior transportation officials, elected officials, safety advocates, law enforcement representatives and academics will convene in Washington, DC to discuss ideas about how to combat distracted driving” The more >
  • Bicycle and Motorcycle Detection and Timing

    Caltrans issued a Policy Directive on August 27, 2009 which becomes effective September 10, 2009.  The Policy Directive amends the California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.  The new Policy Directive Number 09-06 requires that limit-line detection be capable of sensing bicycles and motorcycles.  The revised detection is required for new installations, should be more >
  • FHWA releases its FY 2010 STEP implementation stragegy

    STEP, or the Surface Transportation Environment and Planning Cooperative Research Program, is a Federal Highway Association program funded through the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). This program was formed with the goal of better understanding the intricate nature of how planning, surface transportation and the environment interact. more >
  • Student Endowment Fund Spotlight: Sep/Oct

    As Engineers and Planners we are constantly working with formulas – some are pretty straight forward and others are more complicated.  District 6 has found a winning formula for attracting and engaging bright and energetic Engineering students into ITE and the profession.  That winning formula started with implementation of a very successful and unique Student Initiatives more >
  • Denver 2009: Western District Leadership Breakfast Recap

    On Tuesday July 14 at the Denver Western District ITE Annual Meeting Michael Sanderson facilitated a group session of section and chapter leaders to discuss shared ideas in leadership.  The following summary highlights several creative ideas and topics for leaders to consider in the coming year.