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Regional TSMO Group Photo at the 2017 TRB Annual Meeting
Several RTSMO members stop for a group photo a the 2017 TRB Annual Meeting

Regional TSMO Committee Meeting at the 2017 TRB Annual Meeting
The Regional TSMO Committee is meeting on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. This will be a two-part meeting with a morning and afternoon session. The morning session will run from 10:15 - Noon; the afternoon session will start at 2:30 and end by 6:00 PM. Both meetings are at the Marriott Marquis, Supreme Court (M4).
RTSMO Subcommittee Meetings at the 2017 TRB Annual Meeting
All RTSMO Subcommittees are meeting in the Marriott Marquis Ballroom Salon 13 (M2) or Eastern Market (M3). Please see below and the individual Subcommittee pages for specific agendas and meeting materials.
Monday, January 9
Mon 3:45 - 5:30            Connected and Automated Vehicles - Eastern Market
Mon 7:30 - 9:30 PM       Regional Traffic Incident Management - Salon 13
Mon 7:30 - 9:30 PM       Active Traffic Management Joint Subcommittee - Supreme Court
Tuesday, January 10
Tues 8 AM - 9:45           Data for Transportation Operations and Measuring and Quantifying Performance (joint meeting) - Salon 13
Tues 10:15 - Noon         Sustainability - Salon 13
Tues 12:15 - 1:15          Joint Meeting of the RTSMO Subcommittee Chairs and Research Needs Subcommittee - Salon 13
Tues 1:30 - 3:15            Regional Highway and Transit Integration - Eastern Market
Tues 7:30 - 9:30 PM       Planning for Operations - Salon 13

Wednesday, January 11
10:15- Noon and 2:30-6:00 PM Full Committee Meeting - Supreme Court

Regional TSMO Co-sponsored Sessions and Workshops at the TRB 2017 Annual Meeting
Regional TSMO is a key sponsor of a number of sessions at 2017 Annual Meeting. The scope of operations encompasses a many different modes, perspectives and issues.
Here is a quick summary of Regional TSMO-sponsored sessions:

Coming Soon
RTSMO Triennial Strategic Plan
The 2014-2017 RTSMO Triennial Strategic Plan is complete. You can view and download a copy here.

Updating the plan will be the focus of the 2017 Mid-Year Meeting, scheduled for late August in Woods Hole, MA.
RTSMO Subcommittee Updates
Information will be posted as it is available prior to the meeting. Please be sure to check the individual Subcommittee pages (links on the left) for 2017 Subcommittee meetings including dates, times and locations. Regional TSMO Subcommittees meet in the Marriott.
Recent notable Subcommittee activities and updates.....
  • Communications subcommittee needs your help!  Friends and members please let us know if you can help. 

Regional TSMO Topics of Interest
The Regional TSMO Committee is implementing a new page on the site to provide links to various reports and programs that are of interest to regional operations and Committee focus areas. Click the tab on the left to access that page - and check back frequently for updates! The first document under Performance Monitoring is WSDOT's 2011 Congestion Report, also accessible here:  
Link up with Regional TSMO
Three new social media sites have been established for members, friends, and anyone with an interest in RTSMO:
  • "Like us" on Facebook, also under TRB RTSMO Committee (AHB10)
  • Tweet using #RTSMO
Committee Scope:
The Regional Transportation Systems Management and Operations Committee (AHB10) is concerned with regional transportation systems management to maximize transportation system performance in metropolitan areas, including coordinated and integrated decision-making approaches to operations and the harmonization of operations with planning, construction, preservation, and maintenance of transportation facilities.

Les Jacobson
(Committee Chair)
Vice President, Senior ITS Manager
Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc.

Catherine C. McGhee
Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research

Richard A. Cunard
TRB Staff Representative)
Engineer of Traffic and Operations
Transportation Research Board

Erik Alm
Senior Transportation Planner

*Haitham M. Al-Deek
Professor of Engineering and Director of Transportation Systems Institute University of Central Florida (UCF)

Sina Bahrami
University of Toronto

Jocelyn Bauer
Senior Research Analyst
Philip M. Charles
Director, Centre for Transport Strategy
University of Queensland

Robert Clayton
Director of Traffic Management
Utah Department of Transportation

John Corbin
Director of Traffic Operations
Federal Highway Administration

Eddie J. Curtis, Jr.
Traffic Management Specialist and Operations Engineer
Federal Highway Administration

Richard B. Easley

E-Squared Engineering

Matthew Edelman
Executive Director
Phillip Freeze
Director, Traffic Operations
Tennessee Department of Transportation

Michael J. Harris
Senior Project Manager
Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
David Huft
Research Program Manager
South Dakota Department of Transportation

Athena Hutchins
Executive Director
Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition

Tom H. Jacobs

Director, Center for Advanced
Transportation Technology
University of Maryland
Sarath Joshua

ITS and Safety Program Manager

Maricopa Association of Governments

Tony Kratofil
Metro Region Engineer
Michigan Department of Transportation

Kevin S. Lee
Kittelson & Associates, Inc.

Virginia R. Lingham
Program Manager    
Virginia Department of Transportation

Scott Marler
Director of Opeations
Iowa Department of Transportation

Keith McCabe
Managing Director
KAM Futures

Peter Terence McCombs


Traffic Design Group Ltd
Louis G. Neudorff
Principal Technologist - ITS
CH2M Hill
Pat Noyes
Pat Noyes & Associates
Deena Platman
Principal Transportation Planner
Metro Portland
Bob Sheehan
Program Manager
U.S. Department of Transportation
Eileen M. G. Singleton
Senior Transportation Engineer
Baltimore Metropolitan Council
Bob Taylor
Project Manager
Gannett Fleming/GeoDecisions
Joseph Wanat
Director, Transportation Planning and Operations
Vanasse Hangen Bruslin, Inc.
*Robert M. Winick
Motion Maps, LLC
Emeritus Members
Wayne Berman
Team Leader
Federal Highway Administration
Walter Kraft
Vanasse Hangen Bruslin, Inc.
Young Members
Katie Blizzard
Transportation Analyst
Cambridge Systematics

Nikola Ivanov
Research Faculty, Engineer/Database Administrator
University of Maryland

Liaison Representative

Douglas E. Noble
Senior Director, Management and Operations
Institute of Transportation Engineers