ITS Vendor Forum

January 05, 2018
Sam Morrissey
Iteris

I listened to a live webcast, Washington Post Live: Transformers Cities. There was the usual discussion of how autonomous vehicles were going to shake up the way we get around, but I want to focus in on the question of the role of public transit ...

November 30, 2017
Jim Barbaresso
HNTB

Technology is a key component in a city achieving "smart" status. However, cities should not implement technology for its own sake – it must be implemented strategically to solve real issues ...

November 27, 2017
Brian Christensen
Campbell Scientific

Around the world thousands of road weather information systems (RWIS) have been set up to improve road safety during inclement weather (rain, snow, sleet, fog), increase efficient management of labor, equipment and materials for a variety of organizations, and to reduce the adverse environmental impacts from road maintenance activities (salt, de-icing chemicals) ...

October 10, 2017
Steve Novosad
HNTB

It's no secret intelligent transportation systems will play a key role in the future of transportation. But what does implementation look like, and will ITS improve safety and congestion in our cities? To answer these questions, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority is implementing the Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot ...

September 27, 2017
Sam Morrissey
Iteris

I decided to share my current predictions about connected and autonomous vehicles ...

September 26, 2017
Sam Morrissey
Iteris

I attended the recent ITS California annual conference in San Francisco. One presentation covered the gamut of issues that will need to be addressed as the world completely changes and left me thinking about when we might realistically see autonomous vehicles, what that might look like and where we might see them. So I decided to share my current predictions about connected and autonomous vehicles ...

August 24, 2017
Sam Morrissey
Iteris

The public sector needs to align plans, policies, and programs with the rapid changes in transportation technology. Like many things, that sometimes means not focusing on the brightest shiniest object of the moment; rather, honing in on core skills and services and aligning the agency's mission, vision, and values. For many in the public sector, that means changing the way they plan, build, operate, and maintain public roadways, sidewalks, bikeways, and transit systems in a world where connected and autonomous vehicles share space with other users ...

June 30, 2017
Jim Barbaresso
HNTB

It is important to acknowledge an emerging trend that is accelerating this country's implementation of a multimodal transportation network. The expansion of "transportation as a service" beyond urban areas to include suburbs and then, theoretically, to reach virtually every part of the country is becoming more common ...

May 22, 2017
Jim Barbaresso
HNTB

With the September release of the U.S. DOT Policy on Highly Automated Vehicles (HAVs), state DOTs are expected to comply with U.S. DOT requests to support uniform regulation of automated vehicles across state boundaries. State DOTs should examine their own infrastructure and determine if it will be prepared to support HAVs in the short term. Here are a few initial considerations for establishing an environment for the safe operation of HAVs ...

April 28, 2017
Jim Barbaresso
HNTB

The following are 3 steps agencies are taking and can take now to plan for and understand the impact of ITS on the industry ...

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