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Volunteers

 
Tra Vu
Tra Vu, PhD, PE is a member of the Met Section Executive Board. She is the Technical Director of simulation modeling and visualization at GPI.
Brad Miller
Brad Miller, PE, PTOE co-chairs the Mentorship Committee and specializes in ITS and Traffic Engineering at Michael Baker International.
Jeevanjot Singh
Jeevanjot Singh, PMP co-chairs the Government Agency Committee. She is the Program & Contract Manager for the Intelligent Transportation Systems – Resource Center at NJDOT. She is involved with Connected Vehicles, Smarter Work Zones Initiatives (EDC-3), SHRP2 L01/06 and other Arterial initiatives.
Paul Eng-Wong
Paul Eng-Wong is a past section, district, and international leader. He currently serves as the Chair of the Met Section’s Mentoring Committee and on the Executive Board of ITE’s Transportation Consultants Council.
Alfred Yeung
Alfred Yeung, PE serves as the co-chair of the Professional Development committee and is an engineer at VHB with experience in site redevelopment and transportation improvement projects.
Amir Rizavi
Amir Rizavi, PE, ENV SP is a member of the Met Section Executive Board. He also serves as the Vice Chair of ITE’s Transportation Consultants Council. He is the Director of Transportation Systems for VHB’s NYC office.
John Biront
John Biront, P.E., PTOE is Met Section Past President for 2014. He is a Traffic Engineer at the New Jersey Turnpike Authority.
Marvin Souza
Marvin Souza P.E. currently co-chairs the ITE Met Section Long Island arrangements and holds the position of Associate Project Manager at NYCDOT.
Shawn Tang
Shawn Tang, PE, PTOE, PTP is a current Met Section Webmaster. He is a Senior Traffic Engineer at GPI.
Michael Collins
Michael Collins is the current Met Section Webmaster. Working at GPI he specializes in application development, GIS-based web solutions, and simulation modeling.
Warren Michelsen
Warren Michelsen is the membership chair for the Met Section. He is the Department Manager for Traffic Engineering / Transportation Planning at SIMCO Engineering.
Hassan Hashmi
Hassan Hashmi is the current Met Section co-chair for Young Members committee . He is a Traffic Engineer at SIMCO Engineering, P.C.
Lu Ding
Lu Ding, PE, PTOE is the co-chair of the Professional Development Committee and is a Senior Transportation Engineer at the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority.
Mike Salatti
Michael Salatti, PE PTOE has been the Met Section Administrator since he stewarded its incorporation in 2008. He is a 35 year veteran at GPI serving as its Director of Transportation Services.
Anthony Mariani
Anthony Mariani co-chairs the Student Outreach Committee for the Met Section. He is an engineer on the Traffic Engineering & ITS team at Maser Consulting.
Marvin Gersten
Marvin Gersten is a former Principal Project Manager at Parsons Brinckerhoff. He is currently the Chairman of the Met Section’s Dr. Louis J. Pignataro Memorial Transportation Engineering Education Award.
Oluwaseye Akele
Oluwaseye Akele currently co-chairs the Younger Members Committee and specializes in Traffic Engineering at Maser Consulting, P.A.
Steven Eisenberg
Steven Eisenberg, P.E. serves on the ITE Met Section Executive Board. He is an Associate and Senior Traffic Engineer at L.K. McLean Associates, P.C.
Andy Kaplan
Andy Kaplan is a Leadership ITE Alumn, and active with the ITE Transportation Safety Council and ITE Advocacy Committee. Andy is the Assistant Manager at Agency Operations Center, PANYNJ.
Adam Allen
Adam Allen, PE, PTOE, TSOS, IMSA II currently chairs the NJ Traffic Signal Consortium Committee. He is the 2013 Met Section Past President and a LeadershipITE alumni. He is Principal Associate at Maser Consulting P.A.
Joseph Wilbur
Joseph Wilbur, EIT, is the liaison to the Rutgers student chapter of ITE. He is a traffic engineer at SIMCO Engineering.

Technical Projects

 


Welcome to the Technical Projects Committee!

And like any committee, there will be numerous meetings, many debates, brainstorming of great ideas and ultimately, the committee chairs will ignore any and all input from everyone and select the projects they like most! Or at least, what our President will allow the committee to work on. Of course, we are only kidding!

This committee is dynamic, fun, and interesting committee for everyone to participate in. This committee attempts to support initiatives that will benefit the transportation planning and engineering community at large, and assist in addressing engineering, planning, and policy development within the New York/New Jersey Metro Area.

The goals of the Technical Committee shall be to improve the visibility of technical issues and projects in the Metropolitan New York area in light of national technical issues and projects.

Conference

 

  • Smart City & Transportation Summit - March 2016
  1. IBM Smart City Global Perspective
  2. NJII Smart City Transportation and Data Analytics
  3. CartoDB: Motivation for Mapping with Open Data
  4. Intersection: Connecting The City with COnsumer Technology
  5. Placemeter: Continuous Data Collection for Smarter Cities
  6. Tactical Urbanism (large file)
  • Technical Conference - July 2013
  1. Freight and Resiliency
  2. IT and GIS Sandy Related Operations
  3. Highway Capacitance Manual Updates
  4. Traffic Simulation and Modeling Updates
  5. Emergency Sandy Response
  6. Integrated Incident Management Program
  7. Adaptive Signals
  8. NJTPA Regional Information
  9. Regional Priorities
  10. Port Jervis Line - Policy and Planning
  • Technical Conference - July 2012
  1. Designing Accessible Traffic Signals
  2. Retroreflectivity: New Management Requirements and Compliance
  3. CEQR Transportation Updated and HCM Model Calibration Tips and Tricks
  4. Public Outreach
  5. Traffic simulation for Maintenance and Protection of Traffic
  6. Traffic Information Management System (TIMS)
  7. Effective Strategies to improve Traffic Safety
  8. Traffic Safety Priorities Focus: Distracted Driving

Projects

Student Group Project (Coming Soon)

Technical Papers

Coming Soon.

Become Involved

For professionals and students interested in learning about the Technical Projects Committee and participating, this is a unique opportunity to get involved with colleagues across the New York/New Jersey Metro area. Please contact Einah Pelaez with any questions or to volunteer.