As part of the National Operations Center of Excellence's 2020 TSMO Awards, two industry leaders were announced this week as TSMO Champions of the year. Tony Kratofil, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Engineer for the Michigan Department of Transportation and Faisal Saleem, ITS Branch Manager and MCDOT SMARTDrive Program Manager for the Maricopa County Department of Transportation, were celebrated for their continued leadership and support of TSMO.
AASHTO’s Tymon will recognize them during a YouTube Live conversation (youtube.com/c/nocoe/live) at 2 p.m. on September 22.
Question: For TMC operators that use dedicated camera control keyboards & joysticks to control traffic cameras – what models/brands are you using? Have you found some that operators really like? Ones to stay away from? MN is currently using X company product y. These are discontinued so limited options for replacements as they wear out. Looking for alternatives.
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NOCoE Announces the Six Candidates Selected for the New Fellowship Program for TSMO Professionals
As a major component of NOCoE’s Workforce Campaign, the TSMO Fellowship Program will provide these entry and mid-level TSMO professionals with opportunities to increase their knowledge in support of their long-term career growth.
I would like to start by thanking all of those in our communities, including many of our neighbors and loved ones, who are on the front lines working to get us through the COVID-19 outbreak.
The U.S. DOT ITS Joint Programs Office has initiated a new project, Connected Signalized Intersection standard, for which stakeholders representing public and private sectors as well as individuals, are invited to participate. The intent of the project is to have a balanced list of stakeholders representing infrastructure, automotive sector, and smart mobility, to ensure consistency and interoperability while receiving timely input from the industries mentioned.