2020 Annual Meeting Highlights

October 19, 2020 – 2020 ITS New Jersey Virtual Annual Meeting

ITSNJ held its Annual Meeting online this year. As we pivoted from a typical in-person event to a virtual experience, we were pleased to welcome more than 250 attendees, who joined us the event, whose theme was "Reimagining Mobility." The 2020 ITSNJ Virtual Annual Meeting ran from 1:00 - 5:00 pm and presented exciting speakers that  highlighted revolutionary trends and the latest ITS developments in New Jersey. We hope this information will continue to help improve the transportation experience in New Jersey as well as our region.
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(please note, the official program beings at 14:58 on the recording)
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Highlights: The theme of this year's meeting was… "Reimagining Mobility"

The 2021 Annual Meeting will be held in October 2021

Agenda

1:00 PM WELCOME AND KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
Andrew Tunnard, ITSNJ President
Shailen Bhatt, President & CEO, ITS America
Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, Commissioner, NJDOT
Q&A with Keynote Speakers
2:00 PM ITSNJ BUSINESS MEETING, SCHOLARSHIP & AWARDS PRESENTATION
Andrew Tunnard, ITSNJ President
Jennifer Marandino, Awards Committee Chair
Keith Hall, Scholarship Committee Chair
2:30 PM PLENARY SESSION: NEW JERSEY - 2020 AGENCY RESILIENCY & RETURN
(Click name to see biographies)
  Moderator: Stephen Dilts, Senior Vice President, HNTB Corporation
Panelists:
  • Rizwan Baig, PE, PTP, PTOE, Chief Traffic Engineer, PANYNJ
  • Lookman Fazal, Chief Information & Digital Officer, NJ Transit
  • John M. Keller, PE, PMP, Executive Director, NJ Turnpike Authority
  • Stephen M. Mazur, PE, PP, PTOE, CME, Director of Engineering and Chief Engineer, South Jersey Tranportation Authority
  • Andrew J. Tunnard, Assistant Commissioner, Transportation Operations Systems and Support, NJDOT
3:30 PM TECHNICAL SESSIONS
 
  • The College of New Jersey: "Evaluating Regional Traffic Congestion and System Resiliency: A New Jersey Case Study Using Big Data from Traffic Message Channels"
    – Dr. Thomas Brennan, Jr., Ph.D., PE, Assistant Professor, TCNJ
  • Rowan University: "Application of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) to Reduce Wrong-way Driving Crashes"
    – Mohammad Jalayer, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Rowan University
  • NJDOT: Recent NJDOT Projects: "Route 1 Adaptive Signal System, Trafficware Commander Signal Controller, NJCTII Connected Vehicle Research"
    - Kelly McVeigh, Principal Engineer, Traffic, NJDOT
  • Rutgers University: "Planning Effort for the Smart Mobility Testing Ground: Corridor Instrumentation, Sensor Testing, and Application Testing"
    – Peter Jin, Assistant Professor, Rutgers
  • NJ Institute of Technology: "Connected Vehicle Pilot Project in Newark"
    – Branislav Dimitrijevic, Assistant Professor, NJIT ITS Resource Center
  • PANYNJ: "Data Driven Decision Making Using an Integrated Analytics Platform"
    – Allison Kroenert, PANYNJ
4:55 PM CLOSING REMARKS

 

Sponsor and Exhibitor Information

ITS New Jersey would like to say THANK YOU to the following sponsors and exhibitors who supported us in 2020: