The National Operations Center of Excellence said the CEO of the Delaware Department of Transportation was recently tapped to chair the center's board, and the chief executives of the Iowa and Washington state DOTs joined as new board members.
DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan, who was already on the center's board, now fills the chair position formerly held by Shailen Bhatt when he led the Colorado DOT. Bhatt left the department late last year to become president of the Washington, D.C.-based Intelligent Transportation Society of America.
The center said new board members include Mark Lowe, director of the Iowa DOT, and Washington DOT Secretary Roger Millar.
The center serves professionals in field of transportation systems management and operations – which includes traffic light signals, congestion monitoring and on-highway electronic messaging – by providing such support as peer exchange workshops and webinars, ongoing assessments of best practices, a website with case studies and on-call assistance.
It is a partnership of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, with support from the Federal Highway Administration.
A survey conducted by the Mineta Transportation Institute for the American Public Transportation Association indicated that 80 percent of those it polled would support using their tax dollars for creating, expanding, and improving public transportation in their community, with a further 74 percent...
July 27, 2018
The Federal Railroad Administration is prepared to levy penalties against 13 railroads if they fail to implement positive train control or PTC safety systems by Dec. 31 this year.
A new study compiled by data platform management firm Populus indicates that the popularity of electric scooters as an urban transportation option continues to increase in major U.S. metropolitan cities.