Over 75 people attended the Flashing Yellow Arrow (FYA) workshop held June 19, 2014 to discuss lessons learned regarding the implementation and operations of the FYA . The panel discussion was led by representatives from City of Phoenix, City of Chandler, City of Scottsdale and City of Mesa. Flashing Yellow Arrow is a new type of left-turn signal approved by the MUTCD. The concept has been gradually adopted by the municipalities in the greater Phoenix area.
On January 15, 2014, ITS Arizona’s Technical Session featured speaker Joseph Perez, Bicycle Coordinator for the City of Phoenix. With approximately 30 members in attendance, Joe presented on the topic Bicycle Crossings, Lanes, and Detection in the City of Phoenix.
Scott Miller, Ratna Korepella and Jamie Blakeman from ITS Arizona participated as judges for the Future Cities Competition in January 2014. The Best Future Transportation System award was awarded to Maricopa Wells Middle School.
Congratulations Maricopa Wells Middle School!!!
Thanks to everyone that attended the ITS AZ/ITE Holiday Party at the Tempe Center for the Arts. A silent auction was held to raise money for the Chrysalis Shelter. Pictures from the event can be viewed at http://jeffjenq.zenfolio.com/holiday.
See you next year to Enjoy Drinks, Snacks, and Good Times!!! SAVE THE DATE – 12/11/14
ITS America is proud to host for the first time in its history, the ITS World Congress in the birthplace of America’s auto industry, Detroit, Michigan, September 7-11, 2014. Join us and the world’s leading transportation policy makers, researchers, high-tech innovators, engineers, and business professionals from more than 65 countries as we gather with the goal of bringing greater levels of safety, efficiency, sustainability and connectivity to transportation systems worldwide and strive to Reinvent Transportation in our Connected World.
Registration is now open. Be amongst the expected 10,000 transportation professionals that will descend on Detroit later this year.