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Award for Outstanding Support of ITS Michigan

An award for outstanding support of ITS Michigan was presented by the ITS MI Board of Directors to Richard Beaubien at the ITS Michigan Annual Meeting at NextEnergy in Detroit on September 27, 2017.

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Institute of Transportation Engineers Transportation Systems and Management Council Outstanding Project Award

Richard Beaubien delivered the Institute of Transportation Engineers Transportation Systems and Management Council Outstanding Project Award to the Macomb County Roads Department.  The award was presented at the Institute of Transportation Engineers Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on July

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Troy’s First Traffic Engineer

To commemorate the City of Troy’s 60th Anniversary in 2015, Troy Historic Village publish a different story each day that highlights a person, discovery, or event that occurred locally, regionally, nationally, or even globally between 1955 and 2015 and that

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French Impressions – An American Traffic Engineer Samples Culture and Technology in Bordeaux, France

In October I was invited to make a presentation at the 2015 Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress in Bordeaux, France. The event attracted more than 12,000 delegates and visitors from more than 100 countries.  We stayed in the center of

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Metro Detroit Regional Transportation Operations – October 2015

October 23, 2015 Meeting Minutes TIM Coord Comm

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Dick Beaubien Profile from Christ Church Cranbrook Communicant – October 2015

Dick Beaubien walked into my office carrying a garishly bright neon yellow shirt. He met with me to share why he had it. Dick is a civil engineer who specializes in traffic safety.  Before he retired, he worked for the

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Planning for SE Michigan Regional Transportation Operations – October 2015

October 1, 2015 Planning Committee Minutes

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Metro Detroit Regional Transportation Operations – July 2015

July 10, 2015 Meeting Minutes TIM Coord Comm

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Planning for Metro Detroit Traffic Incident Management

June 18, 2015 Planning Committee Minutes

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Driverless Cars Coming in Stages

The Susan Kuchinskas white paper on the iterative approach to autonomous driving has been released in anticipation of the June 2015 Telematics Update Conference in Detroit.  It suggests that although driver assists will be added to cars in the near future, a

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