The ITE SoCal Section has nominated four transportation projects for the ITE Transportation Achievement Awards. The nominees are: City of Arcadia, Transit Signal Priority (TSMO) Port of Long Beach, An Experience with 9th Street Closure (Planning) City of Santa Clarita, Exclusive Pedestrian Crossing Cycle by Time of Day Project (Safety) City of Santa Clarita, Give Me Green (Traffic Engineering) For more information on the Transportation Achievement Award, please click here.
The Joint February Luncheon Meeting with ITE Central Coast Section was held on Wednesday, February 12, at the Thousand Oaks Municipal Services Building. Monica Suter, PE, TE, PTOE, F, with the City of Santa Ana Public Works, presented on the topic "The ATP Project that Almost Wasn't." Monica shared the story of how the Lincoln Pathway Active Transportation Project in the City of Santa Ana progressed from an idea to reality. The Lincoln Pathway will reconnect the Santiago Creek Trail to Lincoln Avenue, a link that will allow access from the creek trail to the Santa Ana Metrolink station and the future streetcar to the south. Key takeaways: community engagement, support from the city manager,
The ITE student chapters of CPP, CSUF, CSULB, UCLA, UCI ITE Student Chapter, and USC competed for the prestigious hashtag#StudentTrafficBowl on Saturday, February 8th. After an intense first round, UCLA, Cal Poly Pomona and UCI moved to the final round. In the end, UCLA placed 1st, Cal Poly Pomona placed 2nd, and UC Irvine placed 3rd! Congratulations to the UCLA, CPP, and UCI teams. Thanks to CSUF for hosting this event, and also to our judges: ITE Western District President, Neelam Dorman, TE; ITE SoCal President, Sowmya Chandrasekhar, PE; OCTEC President, Kristin Tso! Special shout out to Eric Shen, P.E., PTP, CPE. for photographing the event, as well as our Section Student Liaison, Saly H
ITE SoCal invites agency members (or consultants) to reach out to the section board by Friday, February 7 at 5:00 PM if you, or someone you know, have recently completed or are going to complete an innovative project that falls under one of the five (5) ITE Technical Councils (Safety, Traffic Engineering, Planning, Complete Streets and TSMO). We would like to recognize the best projects in each Technical Council within our section and nominate them for Western District and International awards, given the following categories: Development of an innovative concept in Complete Streets, TSMO, Safety, Planning, and Traffic Engineering. Implementation of a challenging transportation program throug