On April 25th, a joint meeting with Arizona ITE was held in at the City of Scottsdale. Scott Clark of Clark Electric Sales presented on Transportation Technology Systems – Past, Present, Future – Can I get An App For That? There were over 60 attendees with lunch sponsored by Clark Electric Sales. Following the meeting, attendees were able to tour the new City of Scottsdale’s Traffic Management Center.
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.