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ITS America In-Person CAV Training in Phoenix (Prior to ITSA Conference & Expo)

Event: Connected and Automated Vehicle Education (CAVe)-in-a-box Training and Demonstration Date: April 22, 2024 Location: Phoenix Convention Center - 100 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm MST Registration:   Background Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) offer significant opportunities to save lives. Many of these technologies are available today, and pioneering States, cities, and private industry leaders across the country are already investing in 21st century solutions to make vehicles and roadways safer. Both in-vehicle technologies and infrastructure-based safety systems can help prevent crashes before they happen, with technologies like automatic crash notification, emergency vehicle preemption at intersections, and real-time data sharing all helping to speed recovery after an incident occurs. However, full-scale deployment of these technologies can be quite a big investment that many agencies cannot...

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2024 ITSAZ Engineers Week Opportunity – A SUCCESS! PLAN FOR NEXT YEAR!

Volunteers from throughout ITS Arizona recently participated in an opportunity to meet with valley students and spark their interest in Engineering! The Classroom Visits were a component of Discover Engineers Week: the week of February 19-23, 2024 that is dedicated to celebrating the positive contributions made to society by Engineers. This year, our ITS Arizona community came together in February to achieve: 7 individual classroom visits of 20-30 kids each at different schools + 1 entire 6th grade class of an Elementary in Phoenix + 4 different classrooms for 6 different periods of a Jr High in Gilbert …….all from 9 ITS Arizona volunteers >~ 850 new sparks created and invites back for next year The engineering mentors met with K-12 students and talked about what it means to be an Engineer and how their creativity, hard work, and innovation can help others. A HUGE SHOUT OUT goes to our wonderful volunteers that made this E-Week...

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City of Phoenix Employment Opportunity – Traffic Signal Technician

ABOUT THIS POSITION Phoenix is the 5th largest city in the country, serving as Arizona's center of government, commerce, and culture. It is emerging in the new economy with strength in high technology, manufacturing, bioscience research, and advanced business services. Phoenix is a progressive city, brimming with sports and cultural attractions, distinctive restaurants, fascinating museums, diverse residential options, and endless outdoor opportunities.  The Street Transportation Department has a vacancy for a Traffic Signal Technician position. The Traffic Signal Technician installs, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs electrical/electronic traffic signal control devices and systems in the field. Primary duties include troubleshooting and repairing analog, digital, and microprocessor equipment to the component level and using and maintaining computer databases and intelligent transportation system (ITS) equipment. IDEAL CANDIDATE Ability to work at heights up to 40 feet....

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ITS Arizona Volunteer Opportunities

ITS Arizona Members,   ITS Arizona currently has a strong membership of over 500 representing public, private, and academic institutions dedicated to improving safety and efficiency using advanced technologies.  ITS Arizona holds an annual conference that provides networking opportunities and promotes collaboration among our members. Our regular social and service events provide the opportunity to use our platform to bring positive change in our community and give back with our membership (2023 events included: Game Show Battle Room, Happy Hour at The Shop with Arizona ITE, Volunteering at St. Mary’s Food Bank, and Volunteering at Feed My Starving Children). We work closely with industry, practitioners, agencies, and three state universities, with the goal of promoting future leaders in the ITS field. (2023 events included: Annual Student Transportation Summit. Technical Workshops - with Arizona ITE, Human Factors).  We have a great group of board officers and members...

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2024 ITS Arizona Conference: Save the Date!

Save the Date for the 2024 ITS Arizona Annual Conference, October 9-10, 2024 at the Mesa Convention Center! We look forward to seeing you again this year to continue Advancing Digital Infrastructure for the State of Arizona.  

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ITS Arizona and SwRI Team up for the 2024 Future Leaders Program at ITS America Conference & Expo

Offering students inside access to attend an ITS industry event  ITS Arizona and Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) are excited to partner together for the second edition of the Future Leaders Program with ITS America Events at this year’s ITS America Conference & Expo, organized in partnership by RX and ITS America (ITSA), taking place April 22-25 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona.    Through the Future Leaders Program, the next generation of ITS leaders will gather and have the opportunity to attend education sessions, trainings, meet with exhibitors, sponsors, technology providers, and network with ITS professionals that can offer career advice and mentorship.    “The ITS industry is continuously looking for smart and creative to make an impact on our transportation systems to make them more efficient and safer for future generations,” said Josh Johnson, executive director of SwRI’s Intelligent Transportation Systems Department. The...

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2024 ITSAZ Engineers Week Opportunity

The ITS Arizona Board has organized a number of schools and teachers throughout the valley that are interested in having professionals in the engineering industry come talk to their classes during Engineers Week (February 19-25)! Kids are getting excited about engineering! The classroom visits are anticipated to include an introduction to engineering and the ITS field and a hands on activity to connect to the engineering process. We are calling on those involved in the ITS or transportation community to visit a classroom in your area of town on the day of your availability to help participate in classrooms to celebrate Engineers Week in February. Below is what we have set up for volunteerism opportunities. The days are fairly flexible and the times are flexible as well. We are looking for a minimum of two volunteers for each location to step up to go show some elementary, junior high, or high school classes how cool engineering is and how they should follow in our footsteps! We have...

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ITS Arizona Future Cities Award Winner

ITS Arizona is an annual sponsor of the Best Future Transportation System award for the Engineers Week Future Cities Competition ( This annual event encourages middle school students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by presenting a set of technical challenges over a four-month season culminating at a regional finals event that took place this past weekend. The technical challenge this year was Electrify Your Future – Design a 100% electrically powered city while keeping the environment healthy and safe. This year’s winner of ITS Arizona’s award is Platinum City – their innovative city located on the eastern coast of the Danish islands of Zealand and Amager in Denmark – they did a tremendous job of incorporating futuristic transportation system ideas into their City while leveraging the multiple modes that their City residents wanted to use to move around. The three team members from Billy Lane Lauffer Middle School developed a wonderful...

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UPDATE: Game Show Battle Room Joint ITE/ITS Event Jan 18th!

  We were informed that the registration link did not allow you to register as a guest.  This has been corrected so non-ITE members can sign up for this Thursday using the link below! Game Show Battle Rooms is the #1 new game show experience for everyone to enjoy! Get ready for one of the most fun and unforgettable events Arizona ITE and ITS Arizona has ever experienced! Face-off against your friends, coworkers, teammates, or competitors in custom arenas - all facilitated by game show hosts. It's time to battle! We have room for up to 64 AZITE and ITSAZ members - space is limited so hurry to get your spot in the most epic battle in 2024! Location: Game Show Battle Rooms 6909 West Ray Road Suite 29, Chandler, AZ 85226 Date: Thursday, January 18th Time: 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM Cost: $20 Includes one drink ticket Register Here!

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