Wednesday, October 24th
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Rural ITS Weather Applications (Snow, Ice, Fog, Flood and Dust) Part 2
Weather in all its forms affects the safety and reliability of the transportation system. This session provides participants with a mix of ITS application topics to improve conditions for the traveling public.
- Understand the use of ITS and roadway information systems in supporting traffic safety during weather events.
- Identify examples of transportation management strategies that address weather-related operational goals.
Facilitator: Rita Brohman, Project Manager, Parsons, Las Vegas, NV
- Caltrans Aviation Weather Information (AWI) from Surface Transportation and Concept to Aviation and Implementation
Douglas Galarus, Assistant Professor, Utah State University, Logan, UT
- Eastern Oregon Prioritizes ITS Solutions to Improve Safety Along a Rural Interstate
Jim Peters, Principal/National Director for Transportation Technology, DKS Associates, Portland, OR
- Can A.I. Take Over Winter Road Condition Reporting?
Sinclair Stolle, Traffic Management Systems Engineer, Iowa DOT, Ames, IA
Talking to Each Other: Connected Vehicle and Infrastructure Applications
This session presents focuses on the connected technology beyond vehicle to vehicle (V2V) to the extension to infrastructure (V2I) and the associated communications implications.
- Describe the attributes of dynamic warning systems and quality of service for traffic management.
- Identify key areas of applications for the planning and deployment of V2V, V2I, and I2V communications.
Facilitator: Marthand Nookala, Vice President, HNTB, Minneapolis, MN
- Cloud-based Dynamic Warning System
Mohammad Smadi, Associate Research Fellow, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Bradley Wentz, Program Director, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND*
- The 5 Areas to Know and Prepare for V2V, V2I and I2V Communications
Darryl Keeton, President, Black Diamond Business Solutions , Phoenix, AZ
Developing and Maintaining Public Sector Resources and Work Force
(Pathways: Leadership/Management, Operations)
Human resources and business processes are what allows an organization to meet its goals and objectives. This session explores a cross section of elements from education of the next generation to cyber security.
- Understand the use of job description templates to foster improve hiring practices for transportation system management and operations positions.
- Identify examples of transportation system management and operations educational curricula and programs.
- Describe transportation systems’ cybersecurity issues related to device and applications as well as cost effective solutions.
Facilitator: Kiran Guntupalli, Acting Principal Engineer, City of Glendale Transportation Department, Glendale, AZ
- Job Description Templates for TSMO Positions
Lisa Burgess, Vice President, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Phoenix, AZ
Reza Karimvand, System Technology Development Manager, Arizona DOT, Phoenix, AZ
- TSMO Education in the Heartland
Randy Johnson, KC Scout Manager, Missouri DOT, Lee’s Summit, MO
- Cost Effectiveness and Cyber Security–Improving Transportation Device and Application Security
Lynne Randolph, Staff Engineer, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX
Next Generation ITS Technology Today
The session explores the opportunities and examples of the next generation of ITS technology across a variety of new and evolving application environments.
- Understand the application of smart work zones and supporting devices to improve system reporting and operations.
- Describe examples of innovative ITS solutions for transportation management.
Facilitator: Jeffrey Jenq, Director, ITS Planning Operations and Research, OZ Engineering, Tempe, AZ
- ITS Solutions and the Real World
James Gilbert, Director of Operations, GBA Systems Integrators, LLC, Lenexa, KS
- Reading the Signs at MnDOT: Generating Roadwork Reports Automatically from GPS-Equipped Arrow Boards at Work Sites for Situational Awareness and Traveler Information
Kristen Virshbo, Chief Executive Officer, Castle Rock Consultants, Portland, OR
- Utah’s Smart Work Zone System Implementation
David Hainse, Project Manager, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Mesa, AZ
Deanna Haase, Project Engineer, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Mesa, AZ