Southeast Michigan Traffic Incident Management Partnering Workshop Connects TIM Partners and the Connected &Autonomous Vehicle CommunityDetroit Transportation Partnerships – March 2017

On March 3rd, 2017, approximately 120 members from across the traffic incident management (TIM) community gathered for the 12th annual Southeast Michigan Traffic Incident Management Partnering Workshop at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan.  The event was organized by

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Regional Transportation Operations for SE Michigan -Coordinating Committee January 2017

Date: January 6, 2017        Time: 9:00 AM Meeting Held: Southeast Michigan Transportation Operations Center (SEMTOC), Detroit, Michigan John Carrier from Carrier & Gable brought examples of high visibility vests, hard hats, and arm bands to show how LED lights can be

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Planning for SE Michigan Regional Transportation Operations – February 2017

Partnering Workshop for 2017 The committee discussed the details of the March 3 Traffic Incident Management Workshop at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. ITS Michigan staff Belanda Beard reports that there are 92 registrants so far.  Kay Arcuragi from

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Transportation Systems Management and Operations – January 2017

Transportation Systems Management & Operations Highlights – TRB 2017 Over 14,000 people attended the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, January 7-12, 2017. The program includes technical sessions with presentations, committee meetings, and exhibits.   With events starting at

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Planning for Transportation Operations in Detroit – December 2016

MEETING MINUTES SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS LANNING SUBCOMMITTEE December 16, 2016 This meeting was hosted by Ahmad Jawad at the Road Commission for Oakland County Traffic Operations Center in Pontiac. This center will be upgraded in early 2017, incorporating a

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The Arrival of Self Driving Vehicles in the Mix of Traffic

As traffic engineers we take care to plan, design, and operate our roads for all users. When we are working in a complex urban environment, we must consider pedestrians, wheelchairs, vision impaired, bicycles, buses, and trucks.  When we add automated,

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Detroit Regional Transportation Operations

MEETING MINUTES SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS COORDINATING COMMITTEE   Date: October 21, 2016 Time: 2:00 PM Meeting Held: Southeast Michigan Transportation Operations Center (SEMTOC), Detroit, Michigan Present Representing Phone Number E-Mail Dayo Akinyemi MDOT – SEMTOC (313) 256-9800 AkinyemiO@michigan.gov

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Planning for Transportation Operations – October 2016

MEETING MINUTES SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS PLANNING SUBCOMMITTEE Date: October 7, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM Meeting Held: SE Michigan Transportation Operations Center, 1060 W. Fort Street, Detroit MI 48226   Agenda for October 21, 2016 Coordinating Committee Meeting The October

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Detroit Regional Transportation Operations – July 2016

MEETING MINUTES SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS COORDINATING COMMITTEE   Date: July 15, 2016 Time: 9:00 AM Meeting Held: Southeast Michigan Transportation Operations Center (SEMTOC), Detroit, Michigan Freeway Operations Report Sarah Gill and Walter Ison reported on freeway operations activities. Sarah

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Self-Driving Cars, Are They Coming to Our Roads?

If you are planning on buying a new 2017 vehicle, you might not know yet that it will come with connectivity.  It will be able to communicate with other new models and they things like how fast the car is

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