The ITS Arizona 22nd Annual Conference is scheduled for Wednesday, September 30th & Thursday, October 1st, 2015 at the Mesa Convention Center. Refer to the Conference page to register and for full details.


ITS Arizona 22nd Annual Conference

We’re now in the single digits, with the Annual Conference only 9 days away!

We have a great selection of conference sponsors and exhibitors and our program is packed with many recognized leaders in the ITS industry ready to share their latest planning, implementation and research topics.  The conference begins on September 30th with a half-day training session on ‘Improving Highway Safety with ITS‘, courtesy of ITS America and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Professional Capacity Building Program. The conference concludes on October 1st with a great selection of informative sessions on topics including Connected Vehicles, Mobility on Demand and Big Data.

It’s not too late! There is still time to register and sponsorship opportunities are available.

Full details are available on the conference website, including the final Conference Program.

We hope to see you there!


Conference Update

The draft conference program for the ITS Arizona 22nd Annual ConferenceA Conduit to the Future is now available!

Also, to accommodate students and others who have not yet registered, the ‘early bird’ deadline has been extended a week, to September 8th.  Early registration provides a significant discount over regular rates, so go to our conference page and register today!


MCDOT, ADOT and OZ Engineering Win Prestigious Transportation System Management Award

Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), together with Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and OZ Engineering, LLC have been awarded the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Transportation System Management and Operations (TSM&O) Council Achievement Award for the AZTech Regional Information System (ARIS).

ARIS is a regional traffic communication system that distributes customized and integrated real-time traffic incident information. This information is sent to local traffic management centers and operators throughout Maricopa County to help local jurisdictions fine-tune their traffic signal timing to improve mobility and reduce secondary traffic collisions during incidents.

The full press release is available online.


Employment Opportunity with Valley Metro

Valley Metro is inviting applications for the position of ITS/WTS Planning Internship*. The position is designed to provide an introduction into the transportation and technology systems at a public transit agency. The position will perform entry level professional duties supporting the Planning and Development Division at Valley Metro.

This is a temporary, part-time position and applications will be accepted through Wednesday, August 26th at 5PM Pacific Time.

Full details are available online.

*Note that this internship is partially supported by ITS Arizona