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Call for Entries! 2017 GPTQ Preconstruction Design Awards

Call for Entries! 2017 GPTQ Preconstruction Design Awards

NOW OPEN FOR NOMINATIONS  Complete the short, free nomination form today! The GPTQ Preconstruction Design Awards  are presented to an engineer/engineering firm for projects that demonstrate planning and design expertise, as well as a commitment to GPTQ’s goals, which include: working cooperatively to deliver the transportation program efficiently with a focus on quality; recognizing and… Continue Reading

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

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

T3 Webinar: Traffic Incident Management-What’s New? More information and to register: 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… Continue Reading

FHWA ATCMTD Grant NOFA

FHWA ATCMTD Grant NOFA

TO: TCC and Other Interested Parties   This is a reminder that applicants may apply to receive up to $12,000,000 of the FHWA Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) discretionary program.  Further details of the program are available here: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293139.  The application due date is June 12, 2017.  In the interest of regional… Continue Reading

April 26 ITS Georgia Chapter Meeting – ITS in the IoT

April 26 ITS Georgia Chapter Meeting – ITS in the IoT

Join us April 26 to hear the latest developments of the role of ITS in the Internet of Things. ITS was an early use of connected devices now there are connected refrigerators, light bulbs and connected vehicles.   PDH and Meeting Receipt If your organization’s name is not listed in the registration page, your dues… Continue Reading

Federal Highways Administration’s  Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program Solicitation Webinar

Federal Highways Administration’s Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program Solicitation Webinar

Federal Highways Administration’s Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program Solicitation Webinar More information and to register: Date:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Time:  1:00 PM–3:00 PM ET Cost:  Webinar is free of charge This webinar is brought to you by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT).   Overview… Continue Reading

ITS Training Opportunities

ITS Training Opportunities

ITS Training Opportunities – these instructor-led (blended) courses related to operations and ITS might be of interest to you. April 21 – May 23, 2017:  Introduction to Operations Performance Measures and Management (0.6 CEUs) This course will define performance measurement and management, how they are used in an organization, how they are set up, and what… Continue Reading

Georgia DOT: GDOT Analysis: Commuters Chose Alternatives for Monday Morning Commute

Georgia DOT: GDOT Analysis: Commuters Chose Alternatives for Monday Morning Commute

For Immediate Release: Monday, April 10, 2017 Contact:  Natalie Dale 404-772-2836   GDOT Analysis: Commuters Chose Alternatives for Monday Morning Commute Motorists Heeded Recommendations, Planned Ahead; Encouraged to Continue New Commuting Options ATLANTA – Commuters in the metro Atlanta area planned ahead, heeded the recommendations of state and city officials and looked for alternate routes… Continue Reading

ITS America Member Buzz: Special Edition

ITS America Member Buzz: Special Edition

ITS America Member Buzz Special   Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Remarks Highlighting Importance of Technology This past week Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao spoke to a group marking the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Secretary made several remarks that are very important to our mission at the Intelligent Transportation Society… Continue Reading

Georgia NaviGAtor Intelligent Transportation System Survives Trial by Fire

Georgia NaviGAtor Intelligent Transportation System Survives Trial by Fire

    The Georgia NaviGAtor intelligent transportation system (ITS) sustained heavy, but localized, damage in the fire and subsequent collapse of the I-85 viaduct in Northeast Atlanta Thursday night but due to redundancies in the system it recovered quickly with minimal disruption. Mark Demidovich, P.E., Georgia Department of Transportation Assistant State Traffic Engineer was in the… Continue Reading

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day is Back!

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day is Back!

THREE WAYS TO GET INVOLVED s Host a Premium or Basic Booth For under $500, your firm can take part in this important event! All booth sponsors are responsible for providing a quick, 5-7 minute engineering game or activity for students to do at the booth. Sponsor Don’t want to host a booth? Other sponsorship… Continue Reading

Georgia Walks Summit

Georgia Walks Summit

 Georgia Walks Summit: an opportunity you won’t want to miss The Georgia Walks Summit is a statewide gathering of transportation and public health professionals, elected officials and community advocates committed to making our streets and communities great places to walk. The Summit will be in downtown Augusta on May 4, 3:30 – 7:00 PM and at the… Continue Reading

T3e Webinar: Connected Vehicle (CV) Technology for Improving Transit Operations

T3e Webinar: Connected Vehicle (CV) Technology for Improving Transit Operations

T3e Webinar: Connected Vehicle (CV) Technology for Improving Transit Operations More information and to register: The US DOT ITS-JPO Professional Capacity Building Program (PCB) invites you to an upcoming Talking Technology and Transportation (T3e) Webinar. Title: Connected Vehicle (CV) Technology for Improving Transit Operations Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Time: 1:00 PM–2:00 PM EDT Cost:… Continue Reading

2017 Exploring Engineering Academy

2017 Exploring Engineering Academy

2017 Exploring Engineering Academy 2017 Exploring Engineering Academy Sign-Up – Please join us in volunteering for the 2017 Exploring Engineering Academy (EEA). This year the camp is scheduled for June 4th -9th and we’re excited to have a full program with 70 students!!!  Your help with mentoring throughout the week is imperative to a successful camp. Learn… Continue Reading

Self-Driving Cars in Atlanta

Self-Driving Cars in Atlanta

Bryan Mulligan of ITS Georgia member organization Applied Information gives a demo showing the benefits of intelligent vehicles with semi-autonomous driving capabilities. CBS46 News Continue Reading

T3 Webinar: Variable Speed Limits Systems: Are They for Everyone?

T3 Webinar: Variable Speed Limits Systems: Are They for Everyone?

T3 Webinar: Variable Speed Limits Systems: Are They for Everyone? More information and to register: Hello, The US DOT ITS-JPO Professional Capacity Building Program (PCB) invites you to an upcoming Talking Technology and Transportation (T3) Webinar. Title: Variable Speed Limits Systems: Are They for Everyone?    Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Time: 1:00 PM –… Continue Reading

Introduce a Girl to Engineering

Introduce a Girl to Engineering

WHAT IS INTRODUCE A GIRL TO ENGINEERING? Half day program to introduce girls to engineering through fun projects WHO: Elementary and middle school age girls, with support from the engineering community. Attendance is limited to venue’s maximum capacity. WHEN: Proposed date is Saturday, April 29, 2017 WHERE: Fernbank to coincide with ASCE’s IMAX movie release;… Continue Reading

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