WSRTTIF Update - April 4th, 2013


UPDATE: Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Registration is now open for the 2013 Western States Forum, June 18th-20th in Yreka, California! The goal of the Western States Forum is to network with other professionals involved with rural transportation technologies and provide the opportunity to exchange in-depth, technical information on how various ITS technologies are engineered and implemented in rural areas. The Forum encourages learning and discussion about the benefits of ITS technologies as well as the successes and problems of different rural ITS solutions.

This year we are excited to have nine presentations and demonstrations on the agenda:

  • Automated Wind Warning System
    Phil Graham
    Caltrans District 9
  • Bike Detection in California
    Martha Styer
    Caltrans, Headquarters Division of Traffic Operations
  • CCTV Image Relay
    Keith Koeppen
    Caltrans District 2
  • Design and Implementation of Nevada DOT’s Point to Point and 3G/4G Networks for Rural ITS
    Jim Whalen
    Nevada Department of Transportation
  • Design and Implementation of Video for Rural ITS
    Israel Anthony Lopez
    Nevada Department of Transportation
  • Error Assessment for Emerging Traffic Data Collection Devices
    Yegor Malinovskiy, Yinhai Wang, University of Washington
    Ron Vessey, Washington State Department of Transportation
  • Field Element Data Quality Control from the Perspective of Data Redistribution
    Doug Galarus
    Western Transportation Institute, Montana State University
  • Procuring the Advanced Transportation Controller (ATC) for the Oregon Dept. of Transportation and the State of the National Standards
    Doug Spencer
    Oregon Department of Transportation
  • Winter Maintenance Performance Measures
    Dennis Jensen
    Idaho Transportation Department

There is no registration fee for the 2013 Western States Forum. With the networking opportunities, in-depth and relevant technical program, excellent location, low cost, and quality facilities, this will be an event you won’t want to miss. We hope you will join us June 18-20 in Yreka!

With the Forum only a few months away we ask that you would please register before May 17th. Attendance is limited so visit or download a brochure here for more information on the Forum and how to register.