President’s Message: Live From San Diego

Anchorage 2011 Conference Update!

February 4th  the Western District board approved the member early registration rate of $395. To qualify for this rate you must register before May 1, 2011. The Local Arrangements Committee will have on-line registration up and running later this month.

Send the Committee your questions about travel schedules and fun things to do before and after the conference to

Visit the Alaska 2011 conference website.

See You in Alaska!














Photos courtesy of Ken Ackeret

2011 Quad Conference Invitation and Call for Papers

The Institute of Transportation Engineers invites you to submit a paper abstract to be considered for presentation at the 2011 ITE Quad
Conference, hosted by the Washington State Section. Read the rest of this entry »

Arizona Section Report

We have had a busy fall in Arizona! New Board members were sworn in at our September 23 meeting, including President Ray Yparraguirre, Vice President Karen King, Secretary Mark Hickman, and Treasurer Dave Sabers (see photo below). Edgar Perez provided an update on the Western District activities, and life memberships were awarded to Lowell O’Grady, Richard Weeks, and Ray Williamson from the Arizona Section. Read the rest of this entry »

San Francisco Bay ITE Section Report

Afsaneh Yavari

SFBayITE Co-Scribe and Technical Programs Co-Chair


The following are a brief discussion of the previous monthly section meetings/activities, and future events:

September 2010 Monthly Meeting:

On September 16, 2010, the San Francisco Bay Area ITE Section (SF Bay ITE) held its monthly meeting at Osha Thai Restaurant in San Francisco. There were 55 people in attendance. The theme of the meeting was “From Vision to Groundbreaking: Transit Projects in the Bay Area”. Nate Chanchareon, the Past President for the section, began the meeting with the swearing-in of the new section Board Members for the upcoming year. The new elected Board Members are: Shruti Malik, President; Kamala Parks, Vice President; Mousa Abbasi, Treasurer; and Jia Hao Wu, Secretary. Read the rest of this entry »

Student Chapter Report: University of Utah

The University of Utah ITE student chapter has continued doing many of the activities that it has done in past years and added new projects during 2010. In December of 2010, the chapter began its reorganization, with electing new chapter officers and recruiting new members. Currently the chapter counts eleven members, ten graduate students working on transportation related research, and one undergraduate student. The three transportation faculty members, Dr. Peter Martin (student chapter advisor), and Dr. Xuesong Zhou and Dr. Richard Porter (advisors), provide full support to the chapter and actively engage in its activities. Currently the chapter makes plans of activities for 2011. Read the rest of this entry »


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