Scheduled for September 29-30, 2021
At the Mesa Convention Center

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MUTCD Update – ADOT Request For Comments

The FHWA recently posted proposed changes to the MUTCD.  A call for comments has been issued and ADOT is in the process of reviewing the proposed updates.  If you are interested in providing comments please reach out to  Comments are due to Hasina Luna ( no later than 26 February 2021

A link to the proposed changes can be found here –  Thank you for your time in this process!


City of Mesa Employment Opportunities – ITS Network Engineer and ITS Communications Specialist

The City of Mesa has exciting career opportunities for the following positions:

ITS Network Engineer

Under general supervision, the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Network Engineer provides skilled technical services in support of installation, configuration, testing, integration, and ongoing support for ITS applications or infrastructure requiring an in-depth knowledge of the ITS workgroup’s platforms and environment.  This class assists the ITS Network/Communications Administrator with managing the ITS network, servers and workstations, fiber optic infrastructure, etc.; implementing network/user security (anti-virus software, security applications, password policies); managing the design, operations, and maintenance of closed-circuit television cameras, dynamic message signs, and detectors; and performing database management to include backing up the database systems and evaluating system functionality.  Specific duties include:  performing work on multiple assignments simultaneously such as configuration, integration, development, testing, and resolution of problems for systems; assisting with research, evaluation, and implementation of new technologies and/or packaged software; installing and supporting hardware and/or software; preparing and/or updating system documentation; controlling changes in system environments to ensure stable and reliable delivery of computer resources; developing and analyzing data for problem resolution and strategic planning; implementing, maintaining, and monitoring systems and their related subsystems; participating in projects and/or leading small- to medium-scale projects and activities related to ITS computer systems, data, and infrastructure; planning, analyzing, designing, implementing, coordinating, and scheduling processes, procedures, and strategies for systems that function or communicate across multiple platforms; supporting computing processes executed across multiple platforms and/or networks (both internal and external); and utilizing monitoring, forecasting, trend analysis, and/or reporting tools.  This class performs other related work as required.

For full job description and more information, visit City of Mesa employment websiteFirst review of applications will be Monday, January 11, 2021.

Salary : $73,283.52 – $107,640.00 Annually
Location: Mesa, AZ
Job Type: Full Time
Department: (H350)Transportation
Job Number: 09645
Closing: Continuous

ITS Communications Specialist

An Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Communications Specialist performs skilled technical work in the installation, maintenance, repair, modification, and testing of fiber optic and wireless communications equipment related accessories; Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras; Dynamic Message Signs, and other ITS devices.  Work is performed in accordance with departmental rules and regulations.  This class is also responsible for performing related work as required.  This class is supervised by the ITS Network/Communications Administrator who reviews work through meetings, reports, and observations of work in progress or upon completion.  Employees in this class are subject to stand-by duty.  This class is FLSA nonexempt.

For full job description and more information, visit City of Mesa employment website

Salary : $54,328.18 – $76,502.40 Annually
Location: Mesa, AZ
Job Type: Full Time
Department: (H350)Transportation
Job Number: 09555
Closing: 1/14/2021 11:59 PM Arizona



City of Yuma Employment Opportunity – Traffic Engineer

City of Yuma, AZ has an exciting opportunity for the position of Traffic Engineer. The Traffic Engineer performs the professional engineering work in reviewing and evaluating traffic engineering and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects, development proposals, traffic control, and planning studies for the City of Yuma’s Engineering Division; designs and develops traffic engineering projects; manages, evaluates and operates the City’s traffic signal/intelligent transportation system; and manages the Transportation Systems Management & Operations work group.

**Open until filled with a first review date of December 15, 2020**

Salary $81,229.98 – $113,722.18 Annually
Job Number 2020-00139

For more information and to apply, please visit the city website.


AZITE/ITSAZ Free Webinar – High Friction Surface Treatment for Improving Highway Safety

AZITE and ITSAZ are co-hosting a free webinar on High Friction Surface Treatment for Improving Highway Safety. 

High friction surface treatment (HFST) is an emerging surface application/technology that has been proven to reduce crashes and the related injuries and fatalities. It also helps motorists maintain better control in both dry and wet driving conditions. The Maricopa County Department of Transportation used HSIP (Highway Safety Improvement Program) funding at two locations in Maricopa County, and  project was successfully completed in December 2019. 

The webinar will be presented by Mazen Muradvich – MCDOT, Jeff King – FHWA and Captain Joseph Ritchie- DPS.

The webinar is scheduled for October 6, 2020 from 12 PM – 1 PM and is free for all attendees.

Please register at AZITE webiste.





Nominations for ITS Arizona Board of Directors

The upcoming election for the 2021 ITS Arizona Board of Directors is just around the corner, so now is the time to throw your name in the hat if you are interested in taking an active role in one of Arizona’s premier professional organizations.  

Whether you are interested in being Treasurer or a Member-at-Large, please send an email to with your full contact info, a recent bio, the position you would like to be nominated for and why you want to serve on the ITS Arizona Board of Directors.  Nominations must be received by 5 PM on Friday, September 4th, 2020.  Submissions will be reviewed by the Nominating Committee, which will forward its recommendations to the Board of Directors for inclusion in the upcoming ballot.

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