2014 Annual Meeting


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  • Eileen Rackers, Missouri Department of Transportation
  • Scott Belcher, ITS America

Tools Used for Performance Measurement Reporting:  RITIS - Nikola Ivanov, University of Maryland, CATT
Use of Performance Measurement Reporting and How to Apply to Improve ITS Operations - Ming Shiun Lee, URS Corporation

Arterial/Freeway Management Coordination at Ozarks Traffic in Springfield - Roger Liles, Springfiels TMC Operations and Brian Doubrava, Missouri Department of Transportation
Freeway Diversions onto Arterials - Greg Owens, MoDOT
Regional Arterial Management: Kansas City Style - Ray Webb, Operation Green Light Manager
Motorist Assist-National Trends - Steve Cyra, HNTB
Valuing Your Sponsorship Program - Matt Hammil, Global 5

Real Time Customer Service Jon Nelson, Missouri Department of Transportation
Nebraska Department of Roads ITS Updates - Sarah Tracy, Nebraska Department of Roads

Innovative Partnerships in Kansas - Leslie Fowler, Kansas Department of Transportation and Slade Engstrom, TranSystems
Fiber Optic Sharing in Oklahoma:  Connecting State, Education and DOT Facilities (presentation pending) - Alan Stevenson, Oklahoma Department of Transportation
Traffic Operations and ITS - Mike Jackson, Tim Simodynes and Sinclair Stolle, Office of Traffic Operations, Iowa Department of Transportation

The Dallas Integrated Corridor Management System (presentation pending) - Ahmad Sadegh, Schneider Electric
The Impacts of Performance Measures Methodologies on Meaning and Interpretation (presentation pending) - Nikola Ivanov, University of Maryland, CATT Lab
I-235 Ramp Metering in Des Moines, Iowa (presentation pending) - Tyler Wiles, HR Green, Inc.

  • Leslie Gowler, Kansas Department of Transportation
  • Mike Jackson, Iowa Department of Transportation
  • Jon Nelson, Missouri Department of Transportation,

Best of ITS Awards (2nd year)

This is the second annual Best of ITS Awards, which recognizes three categories of excellence - Best ITS Project in the Heartland Region, Best New ITS Product and ITS Service or Recognition Award.

Best ITS Project in the ITS Heartland Region
Missouri Department of Transportation--St. Louis District with TransCore

Best New ITS Product in the ITS Heartland Regionjj
SES America, Inc.

Award for Outstanding Service to ITS Heartland
Jason Sims

Congratulations everyone!

2014 Student Awards

The 2014 ITS Heartland Student competition challenged students to develop an exploratory, analytical or statistical model usind data provided by ITS Heartland to identify differences in driver behavior in a dilemma one zone while distracted.  Thank you to all the students who submitted entries. Congratulations to the following winners:

1st Place
University of Missouri-Columbia (Boris Claros)

2nd Place
University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Li Zhao)

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Platinum Level:
Olsson Associates
ITS Heartland
ITS America

Gold Level:

Bronze Level:
MG Squared Lowering Systems

Friend Level:
Boschung America, LLC
Transpo Group


Alexander Open Systems
American Signal Comapany
ASTI Transportation Systems, Inc
Axis Communications
Black & McDonald
Boschung America, LLC
Brown Traffic Products, Inc.
Comtrol Corporation
Delcan Corporation
Digital Traffic Systems
Electronic Technology
Gades Sales Co. Inc
GBA Systems Integrator LLC
General Traffic Controls, Inc
High Sierra Electronics, Inc
Information Logistics
ITS America
JAMAR Technologies, Inc
Larson Data Communications, Inc.
Live View Technologies
MG Squared Lowering Systems
Mid American Signal, Inc
Olsson Associates
Open Roads Consulting
Schneider Electric
Sensys Networks
SES America
Syline Products, Inc
Skyline Technology Solutions
Southern Manufacturing
SRF Consulting Group
Street Smart Rental
Swarco Traffic Americas, Inc.
Teconer-The KRS Sales Group
Traffic Control Corporation
Treehaven Technologies Vaisala
Ver-Mac, Inc
Western Transportation Institute
Wireless Technology, Inc.


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