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ITE Spotlite – Call for Abstracts and Important Surveys of Our Membership

ITE Spotlite – Call for Abstracts and Important Surveys of Our Membership

ITE Call for Abstracts is now Open for ITE NOLA 2020! You are invited to submit an abstract in support of the upcoming Joint ITE International and Southern District Annual Meeting and Exhibition (#ITENOLA2020), August 9–12, 2020. The program for the National Rural ITS Annual Conference will be integrated into this meeting with a track focusing specifically on topics relating to rural intelligent transportation systems. 2020 is the 90th Anniversary of ITE. This year’s theme, Celebrating the Past – Shaping … Read entire article »

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Arizona Crash Statistics from 2018

Arizona Crash Statistics from 2018

Arizona sees fewer vehicle crashes, fewer people injured in 2018, but more fatalities Driver behavior continues to be a leading factor in fatal crashes PHOENIX – Arizona saw fewer crashes, fewer fatal crashes, fewer injury crashes and fewer crash-caused injuries on its roadways in 2018 compared to 2017, according to the 2018 Motor Vehicle Crash Facts report that was released today. However, despite reductions in those key areas, the number of total traffic fatalities increased by 1%. In … Read entire article »

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Safety Statistics Published for 2018

Safety Statistics Published for 2018

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released their fatality estimates for 2018.  They estimate that 36,750 people died in traffic crashes in 2018, down approximately 1% from 2017. The Federal Highway Administration estimates that vehicle miles traveled increased by 0.4% in 2018 resulting in a fatality rate of 1.14 fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles traveled, down from 1.16 in 2017. Pedestrian and bicycle fatalities continued to increase in 2018, by 4% and 10%, respectively. Click … Read entire article »

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ITE Spotlite: Inaugural ITS Diversity Scholar Chosen – Jouselyn Lopez from Phoenix, AZ

ITE Spotlite: Inaugural ITS Diversity Scholar Chosen – Jouselyn Lopez from Phoenix, AZ

The ITE Diversity Scholar Program Committee  is pleased to announce that Jouselyn Lopez from Phoenix, AZ, has been chosen to be the inaugural ITE Diversity Scholar. Jouselyn is a 4.0 student, regularly works 30 hours per week, is an active volunteer in her community, and will be the first person in her family to graduate from college.  She is planning to attend Arizona State University in the fall to major in civil engineering. Last summer … Read entire article »

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Notice of Intent to Consider for Final Adoption Guidelines for Determining Traffic Signal Change and Clearance Intervals

Notice of Intent to Consider for Final Adoption Guidelines for Determining Traffic Signal Change and Clearance Intervals

ITE Members, ITE has issued a Notice of Intent to Consider for Final Adoption Guidelines for Determining Traffic Signal Change and Clearance Intervals as an ITE Recommended Practice. An unformatted version of the full report will be available for review by request by sending an email to TSCI-RP@ite.org.  Please select the link above to see the full Notice of Intent to Adopt on the ITE website. Summary The final version of Guidelines for Determining Traffic Signal Change and … Read entire article »

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