ITS Midwest Webinars

Build Foundation of Future through Today’s ITS Innovation

Speakers: Kirk T. Steudle and Jon Ringler (Econolite)

DATE: February 24th, 2021
TIME: 11:30am - 12:30pm Central (12:30pm - 1:30pm Eastern)
SPEAKERS: Kirk T. Steudle and Jon Ringler (Econolite)
MODERATOR: Scott Lee (TranSmart; ITS Midwest)

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Agenda

“Building Blocks for Today are the Foundation of the Future”
Changing an entire infrastructure to digital technology is a daunting task and changing it while it is being used is even more challenging. The task of infrastructure owner operators is to take advantage of the advanced outputs from harnessing technology integration, and in many instances the customer expects, while not disturbing the current users. Technology is changing so quickly that many are stymied into doing nothing. While Rome wasn’t built in a day, it did have a starting day. The technology we build today will lead to future success.

“Metrics that Matter and state of the art CAV deployments”
Join the Econolite team with technology that paves the way for future higher system performance through ITS deployments, and learn best practice from project of University of Hawaii/ Hawaii DOT Research Corridor. Honolulu is the site of the latest research test bed deploying the most advanced ITS technology. Completed in just 6 months, the University of Hawaii/ Hawaii DOT Research Corridor is producing data leading to metrics that matter to the general public. Learn how live traffic data is improving leading indicators or reduced emissions, increased fuel economy and decreased travel times.

Schedule

  • 45-50 minute presentation
  • 10 minute Q&A

Presenters

Kirk T. Steudle

Kirk T. Steudle is Senior Vice President of Econolite Systems. Prior to joining Econolite, Mr. Steudle was director of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) from 2006 to 2018. Mr. Steudle is a nationally recognized leader in surface transportation and is focused on accelerating technology integration in the transportation sector. He has served as chair for the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, Board of Directors in 2015, Chair of TRB in 2014, President of AASHTO in 2012, and a member of the ITS Program Advisory Committee to the USDOT. He was also the President and CEO of the American Center for Mobility (ACM), a purpose-built facility for testing, developing, and validating CAV vehicles at Willow Run Michigan airport.

Jon Ringler

Jon Ringler is Econolite’s Vice President for system integration responsible for the Mobility platform. He has served on the ITS Georgia Board and ITS Midwest Board of Directors. He is a Past President of ITE Illinois and a former ITE District IV Vice Chairman. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Georgia and received his Baccalaureate of Science in Civil Engineering from Purdue University in 1984. After spending a tour of duty with the United States Air Force, Jon joined the Industry as an Assistant Traffic Engineer in Anaheim, California. Jon joined Econolite in 2011 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Moderator

Scott Lee, ITS Midwest
Scott Lee

Scott Lee, P.E. is President of ITS Midwest and Chief Engineer of Innovation and Technology at Transmart/EJM. TranSmart is a group of knowledgeable and creative professionals (Engineers, Planners, and Specialists), who are skilled in Transportation Planning, Traffic Engineering, Information Technology/ Intelligent Transportation Systems and Transportation Facility Studies and Improvement Design.
Exec bio: Scott Lee on LinkedIn
Photo: Scott Lee. Image credits: ITS Midwest


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