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Traffic Signal Program Management Web Series

The following Web Seminars are sponsored by the National Transportation Operations Coalition (NTOC)


   
TITLE: Defining Organizational Mission, Values, Goals and Objectives for Signal Systems                                                                                                                                 

DATE:
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
DATE: Wednesday, November 6, 2013---REGISTER NOW!
TIME: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
SITE REGISTRATION: $25 Non-refundable fee

After registering you will receive a confirmation email. An email containing information about joining the webinar will be sent 2 business days prior to the event.
EARNING COURSE CREDIT: The site registration includes one complimentary evaluation for site registrant.  Web briefing attendees may register online using their ITE ID after the briefing to get access to the free post-webinar evaluation for course credit. The registration and the evaluation is name specific and non-transferable. Further instructions will be sent after the Webinar to the site registrant to distribute to their site attendees. If you or your attendee do not have an ITE login and password, get one now.
CREDIT: 1.5 PDH/.2 IACET CEU
BACKGROUND:

The purpose of this course is to assist organizations responsible for traffic signal services to understand their core values and how to establish their groupís mission, goals and objectives in the context of internal and external environmental factors, organizational culture and span of control.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:

1) Define your organizationís purpose within the government agency and community.
2) Recognize your current organizationís culture and incorporate responses based on your organizationís purpose and need.
3) Identify major stakeholders.
4) Compose mission, values, goals and objectives (MVGOs) for your organization.

INSTRUCTOR:

Lawrence J. Marcus, Associate Vice President, Mid Atlantic Planning Practice Leader, HNTB, Inc., Arlington, VA, USA

Mr. Marcus has over 25 years of experience in transportation engineering, planning, and operations. Specifically, he has extensive experience in state, local and regional government transportation, traffic engineering / operations, multi-modal planning and implementation, development review / traffic impact studies, program and project management, geographic information systems, and travel demand forecasting. Mr. Marcus has been an Adjunct Professor at George Washington University for 14 years.

   
TITLE: Organizational Management for Signal Systems                                                                                                                                  
DATE: Thursday, October 17, 2013
DATE: Wednesday, November 13, 2013
TIME: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
SITE REGISTRATION FEE: $25 Non-refundable fee

After registering you will receive a confirmation email. An email containing information about joining the webinar will be sent 2 business days prior to the event.
EARNING COURSE CREDIT: The site registration includes one complimentary evaluation for site registrant.  Web briefing attendees may register online using their ITE ID after the briefing to get access to the free post-webinar evaluation for course credit. The registration and the evaluation is name specific and non-transferable. Further instructions will be sent after the Webinar to the site registrant to distribute to their site attendees. If you or your attendee do not have an ITE login and password, get one now.
COURSE CREDIT:

2 PDH/.2 IACET CEU

BACKGROUND:

This course focuses on tools for organizations responsible for delivering traffic signal services to assess their structure and service delivery processes to align the organization to meet defined goals and objectives.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:

1) Assess whether the participantís organization is structured to meet the needs of its stakeholders.
2) Develop an organizational structure that efficiently meets defined core values, mission, goals and objectives.
3) To be able to create flexible program management custom-tailored to your organization for improving the performance of your traffic system organization on a continuous basis.
4) Establish a set of evaluation criteria to measure the success of the organization.
5) Align an organization to meet goals and objectives.
INSTRUCTOR:




Lawrence J. Marcus, Associate Vice President, Mid Atlantic Planning Practice Leader, HNTB, Inc., Arlington, VA, USA

Mr. Marcus has over 25 years of experience in transportation engineering, planning, and operations. Specifically, he has extensive experience in state, local and regional government transportation, traffic engineering / operations, multi-modal planning and implementation, development review / traffic impact studies, program and project management, geographic information systems, and travel demand forecasting. Mr. Marcus has been an Adjunct Professor at George Washington University for 14 years.

   
TITLE: Performance Management for Signal Systems                                                             
DATE: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
TIME: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
SITE REGISTRATION: $25 Non-refundable fee

After registering you will receive a confirmation email. An email containing information about joining the webinar will be sent 2 business days prior to the event.
EARNING COURSE CREDIT: The site registration includes one complimentary evaluation for site registrant.  Web briefing attendees may register online using their ITE ID after the briefing to get access to the free post-webinar evaluation for course credit. The registration and the evaluation is name specific and non-transferable. Further instructions will be sent after the Webinar to the site registrant to distribute to their site attendees. If you or your attendee do not have an ITE login and password, get one now.
COURSE CREDIT: 1.5 PDH/.2 IACET CEU
BACKGROUND:

This course provides information on performance management techniques for organizations responsible for delivering traffic signal services to define measures of success and to integrate these into their program.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:

1) Describe the elements of performance management.
2) Explain the selection process and key elements of measures of success (organization/system/customer).
3) Identify data sources needed to support performance measures.
4) Examine methods to integrate measures of success into decision making for resource allocation.
5) Recognize and describe the factors that lead to successful performance management in signal systems:
      - Tool for evaluation and continuous improvement;
      - Method to engage staff and affect organizational culture;
      - Opportunity to communicate with customers through reporting tools; and
      - Sustainability for ongoing achievement of customer and organizational goals.

INSTRUCTOR:


Gary B. Thomas, Center Director, Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX, USA.

Dr. Gary Thomas is a research engineer with the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI). He has been with the TTI since June 2001. He has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Minnesota and a master's and doctoral degree in civil
engineering from Arizona State University. He is a certified instructor for the National Highway Institute and teaches workshops and seminars throughout the
country on such diverse topics as: intersection safety, freeway management and operations, traffic signal design and operations, simulation, and communication technologies. He is a registered professional engineer in Arizona and Texas, a fellow
of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, and a member of the Transportation Research Boardís Committee on Education and Training and Task Force on Road Safety Workforce Development.

   
TITLE: Maintenance Management for Signal Systems                                                                                                                                       
DATE: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 @ 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET-----REGISTER NOW!
SITE REGISTRATION: $25 Non-refundable fee

After registering you will receive a confirmation email. An email containing information about joining the webinar will be sent 2 business days prior to the event.
EARNING COURSE CREDIT: The site registration includes one complimentary evaluation for site registrant.  Web briefing attendees may register online using their ITE ID after the briefing to get access to the free post-webinar evaluation for course credit. The registration and the evaluation is name specific and non-transferable. Further instructions will be sent after the Webinar to the site registrant to distribute to their site attendees. If you or your attendee do not have an ITE login and password, get one now.
COURSE CREDIT: 1.5 PDH/.2 IACET CEU
BACKGROUND:

This course is an introduction to the methods and practices used in traffic signal maintenance programs. Course materials are developed from the recently released ITE/IMSA Traffic Signal Maintenance Handbook.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:

1) Describe the importance for an agency to develop an effective preventative maintenance program
2) Describe how an effective maintenance management program begins at the planning stage and requires ongoing work through post acceptance, operations and maintenance stages
3) Recognize the concept of maintenance management, its components and benefits
4) Identify the need for specialized training of staff to meet the emerging advancements in traffic signal technology and applications

INSTRUCTOR:


Joseph R. Herr, P.E., PTOE, Senior Engineering Manager, VHB. Inc., Watertown, MA, USA

Mr. Herr
has more than 35 years of experience in the planning, design, operations and maintenance of traffic signal systems. Over that time, he has developed and conducted numerous technical training courses for public transportation agencies and is a national traffic signal certification instructor for IMSA. For the past 23 years, he has served as the technical lead for VHB on a wide range of advanced transportation technology projects. He is a former traffic engineer with the City of Boston Transportation Department as well as a former engineering manager for a traffic signal distributor. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University, is a registered Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, an accredited Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) and a fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE).

   

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