Tag: 2012

November Meeting Highlights

President Packard called the meeting to order at 12:00 pm and Vice-President Wolfgramm introduced the speaker, Chris Sayers from the City and County of Honolulu’s Department of Transportation Services. Mr. Sayers presented information on the final draft of the Oahu Bike Plan, including current projects such as the Lei of Parks concepts in Ala Moana and …

Continue reading

October Meeting – Halloween Treats

President Mike Packard called the meeting to order at 12:00 pm on October 31, thanked everyone for attending and asked everyone to introduce themselves.  He then introduced the speaker, Tara Lucas the Safe Routes To School Coordinator from the HDOT Highways Division. Ms. Lucas started by announcing the instructions for the Halloween costume contest, in …

Continue reading

September Meeting — Pat Phung’s Top 10 Tip for Accelerating Project Delivery

President Mike Packard called the meeting to order and introduced the speaker, Pat Phung from the Federal Highways Administration division office. Mr. Phung presented his top ten tips to accelerate project delivery.  He noted the economic benefits of accelerating project delivery, the new performance-based federal planning requirements, and the public’s awareness of the environmental process. His …

Continue reading

ITE Hawaii Section August Meeting Highlights

Mr. Bob Driggers of Sensys Networks was the guest speaker.  He introduced his company, and its “puck” in-road sensor.  He briefly discussed the evolution of traffic signal control since the 1950’s and touched on current bicycle detection technology.  He then discussed issues around reliability measures and arterial optimization, including performance measures, speed detection, and the way …

Continue reading

July Meeting Highlights

A joint meeting was held with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  New ITE President Mike Packard, in brief comments, thanked ASCE for co-hosting the meeting, and announced the new officers for ITE’s Hawaii Section for 2012-2013: President: Michael Packard Vice President: Juanita Wolfgramm Secretary: Brian Gibson Treasurer: Sara Toyama Director: Hong Li Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) Director …

Continue reading

June Meeting

The June meeting was held on June 27, 2012 at the Municipal Building.  The guest speaker was Ms. Rae Gee – Parking Coordinator, City and County of Honolulu Department of Transportation Services. Parking Smart Meters are at the Honolulu Civic Center. The Department of Transportation Services is doing a pilot project to test the integrity of …

Continue reading

May Meeting

The May meeting was held on May 30, 2012 at the Municipal Building.  The guest speaker was Ms. Shevaun Low – HDOT’s Freeway Service Patrol System Manager. From changing a flat tire to jump-starting your battery – the Freeway generic cialis Service Patrol keeps our freeways clear –  preventing traffic from backing up and causing longer …

Continue reading

March Meeting

The March meeting was held on March 28, 2012 at the Municipal Building.  The guest speaker was Mr. Xin (Alyx) Yu – President, ITE Hawaii Student Chapter, UH-Manoa Doctoral Candidate, Traffic and Transportation Engineering. A signalized intersection is a fundamental component of an urban transportation system and appropriate treatments for intersection related congestion and safety issues …

Continue reading

February Meeting

The February meeting was held on February 29, 2012 at SSFM International.  The guest speaker was Mr. Dean Nakagawa – Manager, Statewide Transportation Planning Office. Dean Nakagawa presented on the 2011 Hawai‘i Statewide Transportation Plan (HSTP), the seventh and latest in a series that date back to 1961. The HSTP is a policy document that focuses on …

Continue reading

January Meeting

The January meeting was viagra sale held on January 25, 2012 at the Municipal Building.  The guest speaker was Mr. Rex Nepomuceno of Safety Systems Hawaii who gave an overview of his companies products and services.