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2022 AASHTO Committee on Transportation System Operations Annual Meeting is in Scottsdale!

The 2022 AASHTO Committee on Transportation Systems Operations (CTSO) is holding their annual meeting in Scottsdale September 6-9, 2022.  This meeting was last held in our region in 2013 and is a great opportunity for local transportation professionals to participate in the discussions. Meeting highlights include: A celebration of ten years of TSMO with keynote address and two blue ribbon panels—a Roundtable of state DOT CEOs and a Panel of past and present CTSO chairs--reflecting on TSMO’s evolution and what the next ten years might bring An in-depth look at the Transportation Operations Manual and the next steps for its final approval, publication, dissemination, and use The highly anticipated annual state DOT Roundtable sharing TSMO innovations and best practices Interactive Knowledge Sessions on TSMO topics Launch of the Traveler Information Systems Community of Practice Nonstop networking opportunities! And much more! Here is the link to register for the meeting MEETING...

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Maricopa County Employment Opportunity – Civil Engineer (Traffic)

Closing Date: 7/7/2022 11:59 PM Arizona Department: Transportation Job Type: Unclassified/Full-Time Location: Phoenix, Arizona Salary: $72,280.00 - $99,840.00 Annually   About the Position The Civil Engineer - Traffic Design provides traffic engineering/traffic management expertise in design, review and approval of traffic engineering projects and traffic components of multidisciplinary projects. The incumbent acts as a lead and is responsible for complex assignments requiring technical proficiency, outside-the-box creativity and exercise initiative and independent judgment to create new designs that improve people's lives.    Position Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering Experience: Three years of professional traffic engineering/traffic management experience, including reviewing and designing plans, specifications, and estimates  Other Requirements: Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) by the Arizona State Board of Technical...

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2022 ITS Arizona Summer Interns- Meet Tianhao and Mayur!

ITS Arizona’s annual internship program provides on-the-job experience and mentoring for students aspiring to be a professional in the transportation and technology disciplines. This year, ITS Arizona and AECOM are co-sponsoring two interns: Tianhao Wu from University of California, Barkley, and Mayur Patil from Arizona State University, Tempe. Tianhao and Mayur will be working with AECOM Arizona Technology Team under the supervision and mentorship of Rumpa Dey, PE, PTOE, AECOM Technology Group Manager and David Lucas, ITS Arizona President & MCDOT Traffic Technology Branch Manager. Tianhao holds B.S. in Civil Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and currently pursuing M.S. in Systems Engineering with a focus on applying data sciences in civil engineering fields. Tianhao is passionate about smart mobilities and emerging technologies in transportation. As an autonomous vehicles enthusiast, his career goal is to popularize autonomous driving systems and build...

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Maricopa County Employment Opportunity – Senior ITS Specialist

Closing Date: Continuous Department: Transportation Job Type: Unclassified/Full-Time Location: Phoenix, Arizona Salary: $75,608.00 - $115,440.00 Annually About the Position In this role, the Senior Intelligent Transportation Systems Specialist designs, manages, and maintains MCDOT's Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Wide Area Network (WAN), Local Area Network (LAN), fiber optic, and wireless communications infrastructure. Provides technical deployment, integration, testing, and evaluation of MCDOT ITS systems and devices. Position Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Electronics, or a related field Experience: Four years of related electronics or IT/ITS installation and maintenance experience, OR An equivalent combination of post-secondary education and/or job-related experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.    Other Requirements:  Must possess or have the ability...

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ITS Arizona Technical Workshop June 13, 2022

ITS Arizona is hosting a technical workshop on June 13th, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Registration is $20 which includes lunch and drinks. Topic: WZDx Lunch and Learn  Speakers: Adam Graham | Chief Product Manager | one.network; April Wire | Traffic Operations Branch Manger | MCDOT Location: MCDOT Admin Building- Apache/Cochise/Maricopa Rooms Leading transportation technology provider, one.network and the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) have created the most robust Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx) feed to date, the first and only to utilize statewide data. The program is part of the U.S. Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) effort to improve work zone safety by standardizing and sharing real-time work zone data across all 50 states. For one.network, working with NCDOT is a natural progression. The company has been directly involved in the development of WZDx, virtually since the beginning. Chief Product Manager Adam Graham has been a regular contributor to the...

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City of Phoenix Employment Opportunity – Traffic Engineer III

ABOUT THIS POSITION The Streets Transportation Department is seeking a motivated and dedicated Traffic Engineer III. This position involves the application of professional traffic engineering knowledge and skills to a variety of engineering functions including design, construction, and operation and maintenance of traffic signals, traffic signal systems, street lighting, signing, striping, work zone traffic control, and/or related traffic management activities. The required work involves the performance of very difficult and exacting assignments relative to planning, designing, analyzing data and information on traffic engineering projects. Duties include studying traffic engineering problems and developing plans for improvements; designing plans for safe control and flow of traffic; answering complaints from the public; conferring with department and division heads on mutual and related problems; investigating complaints; and speaking on traffic engineering subjects to interested...

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AECOM Employment Opportunity – Traffic/Technology/ITS Intern

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate Business Line Transportation Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS) Position Status Intern / Student Requisition/Vacancy No. 264260BR Virtual: No Job Summary AECOM is seeking a Traffic/Technology/ITS Intern to be based in Phoenix, AZ. This position is co-sponsored by Intelligent Transportation Society of Arizona (ITS Arizona). The position will include active participation in ITS Arizona Board Meetings and events, providing enhanced networking opportunities. This position is expected to begin in May 2022. Job responsibilities may include but are not limited to: Perform assignments requiring the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to carry out engineering, planning, or project management tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making...

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2022 ITS Arizona Student Transportation Summit Reminder

The Arizona Student Transportation Summit is coming up this Friday!! This is a free event where we will have multiple students from UofA, ASU, and NAU presenting on a wide range of ITS and traffic engineering topics. We have Ms. Jennifer Toth, MCDOT Director/County Engineer as the keynote speaker, along with the university faculties to provide updates in their current research efforts. Please join us in supporting these students' great work as well as finding your next hires! Click here to view the agenda and register! 

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ITS World Congress 2022: Registration is Open!

From ITS America: We are excited to announce that registration is open for the 2022 ITS World Congress in Los Angeles, CA! This year's theme is “Transformation by Transportation,” and we hope you will join us. This is the leading global event that brings together world leaders, practitioners, policy makers researchers and private industry to advance and unite the intelligent transportation systems (ITS) industry. ITS World Congress is the premier event to:  Network and make meaningful connections to grow your organization’s ITS program and raise your professional profile Get access to industry leaders and professionals, from practitioners to thought leaders Develop partnerships See real-time technology demonstrations to experience the newest in ITS innovations Participate in conference sessions to learn the latest in ITS technologies and how global leaders are piloting and deploying new programs, and Showcase innovation and leadership by attracting global leaders...

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