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ITE Releases Updated Position Statement on Connected and Automated Vehicles

ITE Releases Updated Position Statement on Connected and Automated Vehicles

With the rapid development of Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAV) and the October release of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 (AV 3.0), the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) has updated its position statement on CAV released earlier this year. ITE supports the advancement of CAV and believes a strong government role is critical to ensure that CAV deployment improves the quality of life for all citizens. … Read entire article »

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Photos from November AZITE Luncheon

Photos from November AZITE Luncheon

Thank you to all who attended our very successful November Luncheon where we toured the Local Motors Micro-Factory in Chandler, AZ. We hope you enjoyed the excellent presentation and tour as much as we did. Here is a link to all the photos from the event: All pictures can be seen here (via About – Downloads from the main menu, this is where you can also find presentations from all luncheons and spring conferences). We look forward to seeing … Read entire article »

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ITE Releases Curbside Management Practitioner’s Guide

ITE Releases Curbside Management Practitioner’s Guide

The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) has released the Curbside Management Practitioner’s Guide, which provides guidance on best practices for curb space allocation policy and implementation based primarily upon the outcomes of tested strategies. It presents a framework and toolbox for analyzing and optimizing curb space in this time of change with the aim of prioritizing and maximizing community values and safety. Curb space is where movement meets access. However, this valuable and flexible public space is not always … Read entire article »

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National Traffic Incident Management Week: This Week!

National Traffic Incident Management Week: This Week!

In a minor crash? Move your car out of travel lanes! If you have the misfortune to be involved in a non-injury fender bender on a freeway, do not leave your car stopped in travel lanes, while you circle the vehicle taking photos of dents and dings from dozens of angles and waiting for a forensics team to arrive and piece together the cause of the collision. That’s not safe and they’re not coming. If you find yourself … Read entire article »

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National Traffic Incident Management Week: November 11-17

National Traffic Incident Management Week: November 11-17

Slow down and move over! MCDOT reminds drivers to do their part during traffic incidents See a crash ahead? Slow down and move over. The Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) encourages drivers to do their part in keeping roadways safe for everyone during a traffic incident. MCDOT recognizes the week of November 11 as National Traffic Incident Management Awareness Week. Traffic incidents are responsible for nearly 60 percent of traffic delay on roadways and, according to … Read entire article »

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