Gannett Fleming is a proud sponsor of the ITS California 27th Annual Conference and Exhibition, May 16-18, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport. We’re delighted to see our industry colleagues and friends in person and invite you to visit with our California ITS thought leaders at Booth #604 in the Exhibition Hall.

We’re proud to have two of our ITS thought leaders, Wes Maurer, AICP, and Michael Kolb, presenting at this year’s conference and hope you’ll join us for their insightful and thought-provoking presentations.

Travel safely, and we look forward to connecting with you in San Francisco at the ITS California 27th Annual Conference and Exhibition!

Pictured above: TCA’s SR-73 Toll Road | Orange County, California

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Session 8 | Panel: Preparing for the Zero-Emission Paradigm Shift
Topic: Optimizing Charging Networks for e-Mobility

Tues., May 17, 2022 • 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. PDT • Sandpebble Room, ABCD
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Wes Maurer, AICP
Vice President, Energy Policy & Innovation
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As the U.S. prepares to make unprecedented levels of public and private investments in electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure, the optimal placement and siting of charging stations within the broader transportation network will be a critical factor to ensuring the success of this capital spending. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Department of Defense (DOD), and Gannett Fleming are actively partnered on developing and deploying advanced technologies that will support large forthcoming federal investments in charging stations for large fleets as well as the traveling public. Initial testing is taking place at several military bases across the country, including the Maine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS) in San Diego.

This session will take a deep dive into how this process is evolving and explore future applications to the EV charging site placement tool as it relates to unlocking California’s and the U.S.’ e-mobility future.

 


Session 13 | Panel: Tolling and Congestion Pricing – Paying Our Way to Improved Mobility
Topic: Infrastructure for Congestion Pricing in Urban Environments

Weds., May 18, 2022 • 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. PDT • Sequoia Room A
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Michael Kolb
Vice President, Tolling
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As congestion and road pricing are being considered for urban environments, implementing traditional toll roadside infrastructure becomes a challenge. Some congestion pricing programs are testing new approaches for limited infrastructure while still supporting both transponders and license plate images for vehicle identification.

Road infrastructure consists of several elements that detect and identify individual vehicles and time of transactions, such as digital connectivity, automatic vehicle identification, automatic vehicle detection and classification, video enforcement systems, and a zone controller/host. Urban congestion pricing solutions must provide this capability while minimizing additions to existing traffic intersection infrastructure. This talk provides an overview of some of the challenges with urban congestion pricing infrastructure, examples of potential solutions, and other options for consideration.

 


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