WSRTTIF Update - May 2nd, 2017


UPDATE: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Registration is open for the 2017 Western States Forum!

The 12th annual Forum will be held June 20 – 22 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.

The following technical presentations and demonstrations are currently on the 2017 Forum agenda:

Applying Asset Management to Intelligent Traffic and Public Safety Radio Systems

Jim Whalen
Nevada Department of Transportation

Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures

Jamie Mackey
Utah Department of Transportation

Installing DSRC Systems for Vehicle to Infrastructure Applications

Blaine Leonard
Utah Department of Transportation

ITS Firmware for the Advanced Transportation Controller

Doug Spencer
Oregon Department of Transportation

Mobile Devices as Remote Data Collectors - Realities of Real-World Use Cases Including Distracted Driving Detection

Dr. Anurag Pande, Stephen Lakowske
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

PPPoE Security on Networks Utilizing Ethernet Interfaces

Lonnie Hobbs, Jeremiah Pearce
Caltrans District 2

Radar Technology for Distinguishing Between Bicycles and Cars

Martha Styler, John Slonaker
Caltrans Headquarters, Traffic Operations

WeatherShare Phase 4

Doug Galarus, Daniell Richter

With the networking opportunities, in-depth and relveant technical prgram, excellent location, low cost, and quality facilities, this will be an event you won't want to miss!

The Forum is only a few months away and attendance is limited. Please register by May 19th! Visit or download a brochure for more information and detailed registration instructions.