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The 27th Annual ITS Arizona Conference will be held on September 23-24, 2020 at the Mesa Convention Center.  More information coming soon. PLEASE SAVE THE DATE!

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2019 ITS AZ Conference Connected Vehicle Live Demo

The ITS Arizona Annual Conference is almost here!! Don’t forget to register before September 1 to secure the early bird registration fees.

As part of Day 1 of the conference, Traffic Technology Services in cooperation with City of Mesa will host a Connected Vehicle live demonstration. 

In 2016, Audi launched the first connected vehicle application through their connectivity service, Audi connect.  Traffic Technology Services is the information service provider for the Audi system, providing technology that predicts traffic signal control operations.  Participants will experience the first applications: Time-To-Green and Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory. 

 

 

  

 

Participants will drive around the convention center to experience the connected vehicle applications developed by Volkswagen and Audi. ​The entire demonstration will take 15-20 minutes total to drive through signalized intersections, experience the system, and discuss the technology during the drive. ​Must have a valid driver’s license and be over 25 years old to participate as a driver in the demonstration. 

The demonstration is open to all conference attendees. Registration is required to secure a seat.

For more information and registering for the demonstration, please visit TTS website.

 

City of Mesa Employment Opportunity

City of Mesa has an exciting career opportunity for the position of City Plans Examiner. 

A City Plans Examiner is a skilled technical classification which performs responsible plans examination work in support of the central plans review function of the Development Services Department or Transportation Department including screening and preliminary plan review.  Work involves researching historical background information pertinent to individual permit applications; performing technical analyses of plans, specifications, and reports; and reviewing construction documents for completeness, accuracy, and conformance to applicable codes, ordinances, and national standards. 

Salary $56,910.27 – $80,329.60 Annually
Location Mesa, AZ
Department (H350)Transportation
Job Number 08228
Closing 9/5/2019 11:59 PM Arizona

For application and more information visit City of Mesa website.

 

ITS World Congress 2020 – Call for Papers

The 27th ITS World Congress in Los Angeles, CA, October 4-8, 2020 will explore “The New Age of Mobility.” The recent explosion of new technologies and new forms of mobility are transforming the future of transportation. At a time in which we are focused on moving people, data and freight, how will we prepare for a future that is increasingly more connected, autonomous, shared and electric? The technologies that make our roads safer will also reduce congestion and greenhouse gas emissions and move us closer to a future of seamless mobility — one that is safer, greener and smarter.

For the 27th ITS World Congress, ITS America will be partnering with the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. At the time of your original scientific paper submission to the World Congress, authors may identify if they are interested in submitting a full paper for consideration and peer review by the TRB peer review process. Authors of scientific papers accepted for presentation at the World Congress 2020 will be invited by ITS America to re-submit their accepted scientific paper directly to the TRB to be considered for possible publication in the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

For more details visit: https://www.itsworldcongress2020.com/callforcontributions

 

 

City of Phoenix Employment Opportunities

City of Phoenix has two exciting career opportunities in their Street Transportation Department. The two positions are in the Traffic Services Division, one in the Arterial Systems Management Section and one in the Traffic Operations Section.

The Traffic Engineer II – Light-Rail Operations will assist the TMC Supervisor and the Traffic Engineer III in managing and maintaining the City’s LRT system’s operation and be involved in the Traffic Management Center’s day to day operations and special events. 

The Traffic Engineer II – Neighborhood Traffic Mitigation Coordinator will be responsible for managing the Neighborhood Traffic Mitigation program which includes full responsibility for the speed hump/cushion program and its associated budget.

First review of applications will occur the week of August 12, 2019.

SALARY: $55,203 – $84,074 annually. Candidates may be hired above the minimum depending upon qualifications.

Apply online on the City website.

 

ITS Arizona Internship Program

Each year, ITS Arizona sponsors an internship opportunity with a local agency or consultant. Our newest ITS Arizona Intern is Ioana Popovici, who is a junior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University, planning to graduate in December 2020.

Ioana will be working with the City of Tempe’s Transportation Division and currently holds a position as a lead high school mentor with ASU’s Engineering Projects In Community Service (EPICS). Ioana is also a teacher’s assistant for ASU’s Introduction to Civil Engineering course and plans on earning a Master’s in both Structural and Transportation engineering with an end goal of highway design.

Ioana is passionate about everything surrounding transportation engineering and traffic solutions in Arizona and is very excited to be a part of the ITS Arizona team.

 
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