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WSRTTIF Update, 05/02/2017: Register for the 2017 Forum! Register for the 2017 Forum!
Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017:

Register now! The 12th annual Forum will be held June 20 – 22, 2017, in Yreka, California. The event offers an unparalleled opportunity to network with other professionals involved with rural transportation technologies and 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.

WSRTTIF Update, 12/16/2016: Submit an Abstract for the 2017 Western States Forum Submit an Abstract for the 2017 Western States Forum
Friday, December 16th, 2016:

Save the Date! The WSF Steering Committee is excited to announce the 12th Annual Western States Rural Transportation Technology Implementers Forum to be held June 20th, 21st, and 22nd, in scenic Yreka, California. We’ve just released the Call for Abstracts – we are seeking both presentations and live demonstrations about rural ITS topics and technologies. Check out the 2017 Call for Abstracts for more information about the Forum’s technical program.

WSRTTIF Update, 7/14/2016: 11th Annual Western States Forum Another Success Thursday, July 14th, 2016:

Held in Yreka, California, June 21st through the 23rd, this year's Western States Forum brought together 47 ITS engineers and practitioners from across the western United States. Nine technical presentations covered a diverse range of topics including RWIS sensors and RPU redesign, Bluetooth traveler information, adaptive signal timing, field and work zone data collection, controller cabinet standards, and DSRC radio and connected vehicles. Speakers represented California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington state departments of transportation, as well as the Idaho National Laboratory.
WSRTTIF Update, 3/24/2016: 2016 Forum Registration Opens Thursday, March 24th, 2016:

Registration is open for the 2016 Western States Forum! The 11th annual Forum will be held June 21 – 23 in Yreka, California. Attendance is limited, so be sure to register by May 20th.
WSRTTIF Update, 12/9/2015: Call for Abstracts – 2016 Western States Forum Wednesday, December 9th, 2015:

Save the date! The 11th annual Western States Rural Transportation Technology Implementers Forum will be held June 21-23, 2016, in Yreka California. We are seeking both presentations and live demonstrations on rural ITS projects and applications. Check out the Call for Abstracts for more information.
WSRTTIF Update, 8/24/2015: 10th Annual Western States Forum a success! Monday, August 24th, 2015:

Held in Yreka, California, June 16th through the 18th, this year’s Western States Forum brought together 39 ITS engineers and practitioners from across the western United States. Eight technical presentations, given by representatives of six state DOT’s, covered a diverse range of topics such as changeable message sign innovations, automated chain control and parking management systems, winter maintenance, and roadside Wi-Fi systems.
WSRTTIF Update, 3/25/2015: Agenda Announced for 2015 Forum Wednesday, March 25th, 2015:

The 2015 Western States Forum, to be held from June 16th to 18th in Yreka, California, will feature an excellent lineup of eight presentations and demonstrations about rural implementations of ITS.
WSRTTIF Update, 3/6/2015: Registration Open for 2015 Forum Friday, March 6th, 2015:

Registration is open for the 2015 Western States Forum! The 10th annual Forum will be held from June 16th-18th in scenic Yreka, California.
WSRTTIF Update, 12/10/2014: 2015 WSF Call for Abstracts has gone out! Wednesday, December 10th, 2014:

Save the Date! The 10th annual Western States Rural Transportation Technology Implementers Forum is scheduled for June 16-18, 2015, in Yreka, California. We are seeking presentations and live demonstrations on actual rural ITS projects and applications. Check out the recently released Call for Abstracts for more information.

WSRTTIF Update, 9/26/2014: 9th Annual WSRTTIF a success! Friday, September 26th, 2014:

The 9th annual Western States Rural Transportation Technology Implementers Forum was another successful event! Thirty-six rural ITS engineers and practitioners represented six states (CA, ID, MT, NV, OR, WA), five state DOTs, 8 Caltrans districts, 3 groups from Caltrans Headquarters, one City Public Works Department (Salem, OR), two universities, and the FHWA. The diverse technical program included six presentations on as many different topics.

WSRTTIF Update, 3/27/2014: Registration is Open for the 2014 Western States Forum! Thursday, March 27th, 2014:

Registration for the 9th annual Western States Forum is now open! The 2014 Western States Forum will be held on June 17th-19th in scenic 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.

WSRTTIF Update, 12/17/2013: Call for Abstracts - 2014 Western States Forum Tuesday, December 17th, 2013:

Save the Date! The 9th annual Western States Rural Transportation Technology Implementers Forum is scheduled for June 17-19, 2014, in Yreka, California. The Call for Abstracts has just been sent out and we are seeking presentations and live demonstrations on actual rural ITS projects and applications.

WSRTTIF Update, 5/22/2013: Interview with the Transportation Communications Newsletter Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013:

Recently, Forum Steering Committee members Sean Campbell and Ian Turnbull were interviewed by Bernie Wagenblast and the Transportation Communications Newsletter. Sean and Ian discussed the purpose and goals of the Western States Forum and the impact it has had on attendees over the years. They also gave a quick overview of the technical content to be presented at this year’s Forum.

WSRTTIF Project Update for April 4th, 2013 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 successes and problems of different rural ITS solutions, as well as the benefit of these technologies.

WSRTTIF Project Update for November 30th, 2012 Friday, November 30th, 2012:

Save the Date! The 8th annual Western States Rural Transportation Technology Implementers Forum is scheduled for June 18-20, 2013, in Yreka, California. The Call for Abstracts just went out and we are again seeking both presentations and live demonstrations about actual rural ITS projects and applications.

WSRTTIF Project Update for October 5th, 2012 Friday, October 5th, 2012:

The Western States Forum won the 2012 Best of Rural ITS Award for Best New Innovative Product, Service or Application. The award was announced during a special presentation of the opening session of the 2012 National Rural ITS Conference held in Biloxi, Mississippi, September 16th-19th. The award program is the only one of its kind in the world that recognizes the best and brightest of the rural ITS community.

WSRTTIF Project Update for August 16th, 2012 Thursday, August 16th, 2012:

7th Annual Western States Forum a success!

WSRTTIF Project Update for March 8th, 2012 Thursday, March 8th, 2012:

Agenda planned for 2012 Western States Forum.

WSRTTIF Project Update for December 16th, 2011 Friday, December 16th, 2011:

Submit an abstract for the 2012 Western States Forum

WSRTTIF Project Update for November 29th, 2011 Tuesday, November 29th, 2011:

Save the Date for the 2012 WSF!

WSRTTIF Project Update for June 20th, 2011 Monday, June 20th, 2011:

Nine presentations and demos at the 2011 Western States Forum.

WSRTTIF Project Update for March 24th, 2011 Wednesday, March 24th, 2011:

Abstracts Selected for the 2011 Forum

WSRTTIF Project Update for January 3rd, 2011 Monday, January 3rd, 2011:

Call for Abstracts for the 2011 Western States Forum.

WSRTTIF Project Update for July 9th, 2010 Friday, July 9th, 2010:

This year’s Forum participants listened to and discussed 6 technical presentations detailing different ITS projects deployed in the western states area.

WSRTTIF Project Update, 5/7/2010: Registration is Open Friday, May 7th, 2010

The 2010 Western States Forum will be held on June 15th, 16th, and 17th, 2010, in Yreka, California. Registration is now open ...


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