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T3 Webinar: Traffic Incident Management-What’s New?

T3 Webinar: Traffic Incident Management-What’s New?

T3 Webinar: Traffic Incident Management-What’s New?

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The US DOT ITS-JPO Professional Capacity Building Program (PCB) invites you to an upcoming Talking Technology and Transportation (T3) Webinar.
Title: Traffic Incident Management-What’s New?
 Date: Wednesday, June 7,  2017
Time: 1:00 PM–2:30 PM EDT
Cost: All T3 and T3e webinars are free of charge
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T3 Webinars and T3e Webinars are brought to you by the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Professional Capacity Building (PCB) Program of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) ITS Joint Program Office (JPO). References in this webinar to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the U.S. DOT.

Background

Traffic Incident Management (TIM) consists of a planned and coordinated multi-disciplinary approach to detect, respond to, and clear traffic incidents so that traffic flow may be restored as safely and quickly as possible. Effective TIM strategies reduces the duration and impacts of traffic incidents and improves the safety of motorists, crash victims, and emergency responders. Currently, there are new and updated reports, events, and training sessions that contribute to the success of the practice.
The webinar covers Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) TIM updates, which include: information about the “Traffic Incident Awareness Week,” SHRP2 National TIM Responder training and its evaluation, Every Day Counts-4 “Using Data to Improve TIM,” ….Read More

Learning Objectives

  • Provide an overview of TIM updates.
  • Demonstrate how various technologies are used to improve investigation strategies and reconstruction methods of traffic crash sites
  • Share the results of TDOT’s Predictive Analytics project.

Target Audience

The target audience for this webinar will include:
  • ITS and TIM Program Managers, police, fire, consultants, vendors, academia, and government officials― including local, State, Federal, DOT, and any other individuals or entities involved in the design, deployment, operation, evaluation of TIM Programs, and the collection of TIM Performance Measures.

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Host

P. Jodain

Paul Jodoin, TIM Program Manager, Office of Transportation Operations, U.S. Department of Transportation, FHWA, Washington, D.C.
Paul Jodoin has served as the TIM Program Manager for FHWA for the last five years. Prior to joining FHWA, he worked for 38 years at the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) as the manager of the Highway Operations Center and was instrumental in starting their TIM program.
Mr. Jodoin previously served as the Federal host for the following Traffic Incident Management-related T3 webinars:
   

Presenters

A. Klane

Andrew Klane, Section Commander, Massachusetts State Police, Middleboro, MA
 Andrew Klane has been a member of the Massachusetts State Police for 29 years and holds the rank of Lieutenant. He has been assigned to the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section (CARS) for the past 25 years. Upon promotion to the rank of Lieutenant in 2009, he has been the Section Commander of the CARS Unit with 4 Sergeants and 19 troopers reporting in to him.
Mr. Klane has reconstructed over 500 serious injury and fatal motor vehicle crashes. He has testified numerous times as an expert witness in both District and Superior Courts throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is accredited by the Accreditation ….Read More
           
     
K. Comstock

Kevin Comstock, Manager, Tennessee Department of Transportation, Traffic Operations Division, Nashville, TN
 
 Kevin Comstock has over 30 years of experience in the transportation and communications infrastructure industry. He currently serves as the Program Manager for the TDOT Traffic Management Office. Prior experience includes providing technical leadership and strategic planning for ITS to various communities within TN.
 
Mr. Comstock graduated summa cum laude from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies and a concentration in Organizational Leadership. ….Read More
P. Freeze

Phillip Freeze, Director, Tennessee Department of Transportation, Traffic Operations Division, Nashville, TN
A TDOT employee since 2002, Phillip Freeze is the Director of the TDOT Traffic Operations Division. The mission of the Traffic Operations Division is to maximize the capacity of the existing roadway network in Tennessee. He is a licensed engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from UT – Knoxville. Previous to his current position in the Traffic Operations Division, Mr. Freeze oversaw the development of ITS and Traffic Signal Design projects.
Mr. Freeze currently serves on the Technical Advisory Committee of the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE), …..Read More   
    
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