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Motor City can lead on real-world autonomous vehicles San Jose, Austin, Cambridge, San Francisco … Detroit? Most people don’t think of the Motor City as an incubator of tech innovation. But as both Big Tech and nimble startup culture have …

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Metro Detroit has deployed technologies on freeways and arterial streets to facilitate safe, quick clearance of traffic incidents.  There are more than 250 closed circuit television cameras on Metro Detroit freeways and there are additional cameras on arterial streets in …

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MEETING MINUTES MEETING MINUTES SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONSCOORDINATING COMMITTEE November 1, 2019 Freeway and Arterial Operations Update Aaron Raymond and Sarah Gill from MDOT reported on freeway and arterial operations issues.  MDOT has entered a contract with Econolite for …

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Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Richard Fromm Beaubien with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Beaubien celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has …

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MEETING MINUTES SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS COORDINATING COMMITTEE – July 12, 2019 Role of the Salvation Army in Emergency Response Chuck McDougall from the Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services outlined the Salvation Army role in response to local disasters. …

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Date: April 12, 2019                                                                                        Time: 9:00 AM Meeting Held: Southeast Michigan Transportation Operations Center (SEMTOC), Detroit, Michigan Freeway Operations Update Aaron Raymond noted that that new Freeway Courtesy Patrol trailer has been useful for lane closures because it provides immediate …

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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.