General Meeting Oct. 23

TSMO, NOCoE, and
Student Engagement

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2017

Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: DLEB (formerly CVOB & CE/TTI Building) Room 217

Free Food Will Be Provided!

Dr. Beverly Kuhn has over 29 years of experience in the conduct of operations related research.  She serves as head of the System Reliability Division of the Texas Transportation Institute as well as chair of the ITE Coordinating Council, secretary of the TRB Committee on Freeway Operations, and on the Technical Advisory Committee for the National Operations Center of Excellence.  Her areas of research expertise include active transportation and demand management, active traffic management, managed lanes, traffic operations, ITS, human factors and safety, and traffic control devices and sign visibility.

 

Dr. Kuhn will be providing a discussion on the future of transportation systems management and operations along with future career opportunities in the field.

Fall Adopt-a-Highway Cleanup

Howdy!
TAMU-ITE is organizing Adopt-A-Highway on 8th October. Its a time to give back to the society and maintain a clean Texas! Lets Adopt 2 miles of Sandy Point Road this Fall and have fun post cleaning with a free lunch! Kindly sign up by filling the SignUp Form and do not forget to complete the safety training using the link given in the form. Remember sun screen, shoes and of course FREE FOOD!
Thank you!

General Meeting Oct. 10

Shoulder Running Lanes:
The SH 161 Experience

Speaker: Jason Crawford, P.E.

Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Location: HEB (formerly CE Building) Room 203

Free Food Will Be Provided!

Mr. Crawford is the Division Head for the Research & Implementation East Division at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.  He works in the areas of transportation/air quality, metropolitan and statewide transportation planning, traffic monitoring, traffic operations, managed lanes, safety, work zones, construction, design-build and concessions, cash flow forecasting, and mobility coordination.

Mr. Crawford will be presenting on the traffic response to a shoulder running project to mitigate congestion of a short bottleneck in the Dallas/Ft Worth region.

Fall Semester Event Pics!

Some pictures from our busy start to the fall 2017 semester.

  • TexITE Fall Conference in San Marcos, September 6-8, 2017
  • Midwest/Great Lakes ITE Student Leadership Conference at Purdue University, September 15-17, 2017
  • First general meeting of the year featuring speaker Gary Schatz from the City of Bryan, September 20, 2017

TexITE Fall Conference in San Marcos:

ITE Student Leadership Conference at Purdue University:

First TAMUite general meeting:

Summer Field Trip

We will be having our summer field trip this Friday, July 21st with Texas A&M Transportation Services! We will have a tour of the facility followed by a presentation about the technology associated with the buses as well as other topics. We will meet at 11:30 AM for lunch. The tour will start at 1:00 PM and last for a few hours. 
Please RSVP at this link by Wednesday, July 19Sign-up 
Send any questions to tamuiteoutreach (at) gmail (dot) com.
We are looking forward to having an exciting field trip!

Lunch and Learn May 5

Lunch and Learn with Jeff Lindley: A discussion of ITE technical topics

Speaker: Jeff Lindley – Associate Executive Director and ITE Chief Technical Officer

Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: DLEB (formerly CEOB, CE/TTI Building) Room 217

Free Food Will Be Provided!

Jeffrey (Jeff) Lindley currently serves as Associate Executive Director and Chief Technical Officer for the Institute of Transportation Engineers, where he leads the development and delivery of technical activities focused on serving the needs of the Institute’s more than 14,000 members.  Prior to joining ITE in October 2016, he completed a 31-year career with the Federal Highway Administration. Jeff holds degrees from Virginia Tech and the University of Maryland.

This lunch and learn will examine high profile technical topics such as Vision Zero, Smart Communities, Transportation and Health, and Connected / Automated Vehicles / Trip Generation.

 

Texas A&M University Student Chapter – Institute of Transportation Engineers