Rachel Maleh has been involved in the transportation industry for a little less than a year, but in her new role at Operation Lifesaver she’s now a leader in the effort to improve transportation safety by eliminating rail deaths and injuries from trespassing and grade crossing incidents. Transportation Radio spoke with her to learn more about her and her non-profit organization.
Trains Magazine features a six-minute video that takes you inside the New York MTA’s Nostalgia Train. It runs on Sundays in December each year and it brings both old and new riders on a trip through time on subway cars from 80 years ago.
Frederick G. ‘Bud’ Wright, executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, announced earlier this year that he will retire at the end of 2018. He joins ITE Talks Transportation to discuss the changes and challenges in today’s environment for transportation officials and professionals.
This episode of the ITE Talks Transportation podcast features Kirk Steudle, Michigan Department of Transportation Director, who is retiring after 31 years with the department on October 31. He reflects on the changes, challenges and successes across his three decades in transportation.
Over 700 attendees gathered in Jacksonville, Florida for the ITS5C Summit. The group heard from Shailen Bhatt, the CEO and President of ITS America. Bhatt spoke of some of the issues facing the US ITS industry, including foreign competition and spectrum allocation for 5G. Following his address he spoke with Transportation Radio to note some of his concerns and the opportunities that exist.
This new podcast episode captures highlights from the well-attended Equity 101 technical session at the Joint ITE International and Midwestern/Great Lakes Districts Annual Meeting and Exhibit. Veronica O. Davis, a speaker during the session, provides an overview and insight into equity and transportation.
Robert Wunderlich, Director of the Center for Transportation Safety at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, discusses his perspectives on pedestrian safety strategies, speed management, and proven safety countermeasures as the transportation industry seeks to achieve Vision Zero.
It’s been four years since three state chapters held the ITS3C Summit in Mobile, Alabama. This time it’s five chapters representing eight states at the ITS5C Summit being held October 7 through 10 in Jacksonville, Florida. Jay Calhoun, Vice President of VIBE, is chairing the organizing committee for the gathering and in this edition of Transportation Radio he talks about what’s going to be happening.
Andrew P. Tarko, Professor of Civil Engineering, Director of the Center for Road Safety, Purdue University and Franz Loewenherz, a principal transportation planner for the City of Bellevue, Washington, discuss surrogate measures of safety and how they help Vision Zero strategies in the July edition of the ITE Talks Transportation podcast.
This month’s episode explores road safety strategies with Dr. David Harkey, President of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Dr. Harkey previously directed the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, and the majority of his work has focused on improving roadway design and operations for all users, including motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. He discusses the new IIHS study that highlights rising pedestrian deaths and points toward solutions.