DETROIT, MI – Consultants from WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, will deliver presentations on the planning, development and testing of transportation infrastructure for connected and automated vehicles (C/AV), next generation intelligent transportation system (ITS) solutions, tolling and managed lanes at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America 2018 Annual Meeting in Detroit, Michigan June 4-7. WSP is a sponsor of the event.
“Technology is transforming the way we move around, live and interact with each other. WSP serves as a trusted advisor, helping transportation agencies prepare for and engage in the new mobility conversation, and we provide unparalleled depth in technical expertise as they embark upon pilot projects and next generation deployments,” said John Porcari, president of advisory services at WSP.
WSP’s new mobility experts presenting at the conference include:
Scott Shogan, C/AV market leader
Planning for New Mobility, June 5, 10:00 a.m.
Developing Regional and Statewide C/AV Programs: Minnesota Connected Corridor Initiative, June 5, 11:30 a.m.
The Road to Safety Through V2X Ecosystems, June 5, 3:30 p.m.
Steve Kuciemba, national ITS practice leader
Public Agencies Preparing for C/AV, June 5, 11:30 a.m.
Connected Roadway Classification System for Connected and Automated Transportation, June 5, 3:30 p.m.
Yousuf Taufiq, manager of traffic and ITS engineering
Leadership, Education, Training and Workforce Development, June 5, 10:00 a.m.
Closing the Gap on the Talent Pipeline for the 21st Century Workforce, June 6, 4:00 p.m.
Les Jacobson, senior ITS manager
Integrated Corridor Management Solutions, June 5, 10:00 a.m.
Scott Pitera, consultant, managed lanes and roadways
Advanced Traffic Management Systems, June 5, 10:00 a.m.
WSP is also a sponsor of the Intelligent Transportation Society of Michigan’s Student Day on June 6. 100 high school students will attend the meeting to learn about C/AV and tour the exhibit floor. Yousuf Taufiq and Anthony Gasiorowski, lead systems engineer, will serve as tour guides for the students.
WSP is at the forefront of the development and testing of transportation infrastructure for connected and automated vehicles, and is currently advising transportation agencies across the U.S. on the development and implementation of infrastructure and policies to proactively plan for these vehicles of the future. The firm’s comprehensive capabilities with respect to connected and automated vehicles are presented at www.advancingtransport.com.
About WSP USA
WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With more than 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com
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