2010 National Rural ITS Conference Announces Student Paper Award Competition

February 22, 2010

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit an original written paper on rural intelligent transportation systems to the 2010 National Rural ITS (NRITS) Conference. Five student papers will be selected as winners.  Each winner is required to present their paper at the 2010 NRITS Conference in Huntington, West Virginia.  Each winner will receive a plaque, registration, per diem and transportation to attend the conference.  Papers will be posted on the United States Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative, Technology Administration – ITS Joint Program Office website.

In addition, cash awards will be given to winning authors in the following amounts:

  • 1st Place – $1000
  • 2nd Place – $500
  • 3rd Place – $250

The submittal deadline is Friday, April 16, 2010.

For  application instructions and more information, visit

ITS America Announces 20th Annual Meeting & Exposition

October 30, 2009

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s  (ITS America) 20th Annual Meeting & Exposition, “Connecting Communities through Smart Transportation Solutions,”  will be held from May 3-5, 2010 in Houston, TX.

ITS America’s 20th Annual Meeting program will focus on core issues that relate to Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).   These core issues involve broadening awareness and implementation of best practices and effective solutions to solve transportation problems and performance, and the thought leadership engaged in the debate over the nation’s transportation future.

For more information, visit http://www.itsa.org/annualmeeting.html.

2010 National Rural ITS Conference

October 30, 2009

The 2010 National Rural ITS Conference will be in Huntington, West Virginia, August 1-4, 2010.

Visit http://www.nritsconference.org for more information, and we look forward to seeing you in West Virginia!

18th World Congress on ITS – Save the Date

October 30, 2009

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America, ERTICO-ITS Europe, and ITS Japan invite you to join more than 10,000 of the world’s leading transportation policy makers, technology, and business professionals in Orlando, Florida from October 16–20, 2011 for the 18th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems featuring ITS America’s Annual Meeting & Exposition.   It is sure to be our most exciting and innovative event to date!

For more information, view an informational brochure at http://www.itsa.org/itsa/files/pdf/WC2011SaveTheDate.pdf.

Successful NRITS Comes to a Close

August 28, 2009

The 2009 National Rural ITS Conference, held August 23-27 in Seaside, Oregon, has concluded.  Nearly 300 attendees enjoyed a wide variety of sessions, professional tours, activities, and the opportunity to visit over 35 vendor displays.

ITS Oregon wants to thank our sponsors, vendors, attendees, and everyone else who made this successful event possible.

Presentation on Oregon’s Mileage Fee Pilot Program Now Available

May 14, 2009

On April 7, ITS Oregon hosted its fourth lunch meeting jointly with the Portland Chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminar and the Oregon Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers.   Over 135 attendees listed to James Whitty of ODOT’s Office of Innovative Partnerships and Alternative Funding present the results of Oregon’s mileage fee pilot program.

Download the presentation (PDF, 3.6M)

If you have any ideas for a presentation you would like to see or if you are interested in making a future presentation, contact Ed Anderson at Edward.L.ANDERSON@odot.state.or.us. Our goal is to have a lunch presentation once every three months, and your interest and feedback is always welcomed.

Earn Valuable Professional Development Hours at ITS America’s 2009 Annual Meeting and Exposition

March 13, 2009

ITS America is pleased to offer Professional Development Hours (PDHs) to attendees of ITS America’s 2009 Annual Meeting and Exposition, June 1-3, 2009 in National Harbor, MD.  Many engineering and related licensure and certification agencies around the world require the demonstration of continuing professional competency that is met by the range of technical, scientific, executive, special, interactive, and plenary sessions you attend.  Attendees can earn up to 17.5 PDHs through their participation at the Annual Meeting.

Remember that you will need to save your record of attendance and the entire Final Program of the 2009 Annual Meeting and Exposition for your records should the licensure or certification agency request information from you. Reporting is done on an honor basis, and members are responsible for maintaining their own records.

To register online, go to http://registration.experient-inc.com/ShowITS092/Default.aspx.

For all the latest information on ITS America’s 2009 Annual Meeting and Exposition, see http://www.itsa.org/annualmeeting.html.


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