The February 2019 Spring Technical Session of the Michigan Section, Institute of Transportation Engineers included in the program a panel discussion on Mentoring. The panel was to address questions like “What is mentoring” and “Should I be a mentor?” A panel of seasoned transportation professionals was invited to share their experience with mentoring and offer advice on how to develop others.

MEETING MINUTES SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONSCOORDINATING COMMITTEE January 11, 2019 Committee Update Aaron Raymond explained that the Regional Operations Coordinating Committee of the Intelligent Transportation Society of Michigan has been focused on traffic incident management, but it has a …

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Freeway Operations Report Sarah Gill reported on freeway operations activities. She is completed the responses for the 2018 Self-Assessment for Metro Detroit Traffic Incident Management. This report is requested by the Federal Highway Administration. She will circulate this report to …

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MEETING MINUTES SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS COORDINATING COMMITTEE Date: July 13, 2018 Time: 9:00 AM Meeting Held: Southeast Michigan Transportation Operations Center (SEMTOC), Detroit, Michigan Freeway Operations Report Sarah Gill reported on freeway operations activities. She is completing an …

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ROAD COMMISSION ACTIVATES FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP WIRELESS INFRASTRUCTURE Beverly Hills, MI — Neo Network Development  activated the first installation of a “small-cell” communications system housed on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) traffic-signal poles at the intersection of 13 Mile …

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Some of the highlights from ITS America’s Annual Meeting in Detroit included: • 3M’s connected roads with their intelligent road signs and building infrastructure for the next generation of vehicles • ITS America Hall of Famer Kirk Steudle, the Director …

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MEETING MINUTES SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS COORDINATING COMMITTEE Freeway Operations Report Barbara Swan reported on freeway operations activities. Addressing the problem of wrong-way drivers on freeway lanes has been an emphasis area. Dynamic message signs on the freeway can …

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On March 8th, 2018,  110 members from across the traffic incident management (TIM) community gathered for the 13th annual Southeast Michigan Traffic Incident Management Partnering Workshop at the Macomb Community College in Warren, Michigan. Participants in the workshop ranged from …

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Civil engineers are sometimes asked to tell the stories of the projects they worked on. These projects typically have a beginning, a middle, and an end to the story. The work of transportation engineers usually involves planning, design, and operation …

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MEETING MINUTES SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS COORDINATING COMMITTEE Date: January 12, 2018 Freeway Operations Report Sarah Gill reported on freeway operations activities. She reported Joe Chapin is helping with traffic incident management outreach and after-action reviews. After action reviews …

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