ODOT Wins 2015 Best of ITS Award

ITS America Best of ITS Awards program is highly competitive and recognizes the most innovative projects and influential achievements in the high-tech transportation community. The Best of ITS Awards recognizes organizations whose projects have demonstrated specific and measurable outcomes and exemplified innovation by establishing a “new dimension” of performance. ODOT was recognized as a winner during the Opening Plenary session at the 25th ITS … Read more

ITE & WTS Host Workshop on Smart Cities at Intel Campus on April 22

The Institute of Transportation Engineers (Oregon ITE) and Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS Portland) in partnership with Intel and Portland State University are hosting a workshop that brings together a cross section of transportation professionals and technologists to explore the rapid technological changes that are impacting how we plan, build and operate our transportation system. The Road to Smart Mobility Workshop … Read more

DKS Helps the City of Seattle Synchronize 300 Signals in the Center City Area

SDOT Next Generation ITS Signal Retiming DKS is working with the City of Seattle to develop enhanced signal timing models that respond to real-time traffic volume and travel time data and automatically change signal timing patterns for Seattle’s Center City area. This project will improve travel times, freeway access, and transit speed and reliability. This project includes installation of dynamic … Read more

ODOT RealTime Program Wins WTS Oregon Innovative Project of the Year

DKS evaluated alternatives and prepared final design plans, specifications and estimates, and systems engineering documents, which include a concept of operations and requirements for the new OR 217 Active Traffic Management (ATM) Project. The OR 217 ATM Project includes an advisory speed system with corresponding advisory speed signs that change speeds based on current traffic and weather conditions; a traveler time … Read more