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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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ASU Transportation Seminar: Autonomous Vehicles – Industry and Technology Overview

Arizona Sate University (ASU) is hosting Transportation Seminar on Autonomous Vehicles – Industry and Technology Overview sponsored by ITS Arizona.

The seminar will be at the College Avenue Commons (660 S College Ave Tempe AZ 85281) on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 1:30 to 2:45 PM. The ASU Transportation Seminar is an interdisciplinary seminar series organized by the ASU Transportation Campaign and TOMNET, a USDOT-Sponsored Tier 1 University Transportation Center led by ASU.

Karl Theisen, Assistant Director of Corporate Engagement, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, ASU will lead the seminar. Karl founded the Business Engagement Catalyst, a strategic business unit responsible for connecting local and global industry partners to the vast research, workforce development and student engagement resources of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. He currently leads the School’s industry engagement activities for transportation and automated mobility research and program development. He is also ASU’s lead for the Institute of Automated Mobility launched by Arizona’s governor in the Fall of 2018.

The seminar is webcast live to a worldwide audience by ASU Engineering – Global OUtreach and Extended Education. To access the webcast pease visit: http://links.asu.edu/ASU-Transportation-Seminar-live.

 

 

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.

 
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