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NCSITE provided opportunities to earn almost 40 professional development hour credits and 16 AICP Certification Maintenance credits in 2019 alone through presentations at Council Meetings, User Group Meetings, the Mid-Year Meeting, and the Annual Meeting on a wide variety of topics. NCSITE’s six (6) active users groups – Simulation & Capacity Analysis, ITS, Safety, Signal…

2019 Section Awards The success of NCSITE is due to the dozens of engineers and planners who organize NCSITE activities and who provide high-quality transportation technical expertise throughout the state. The NCSITE Awards Committee receives nominations from our membership for all the Award categories and then strives to honor the most deserving individuals for that…

The City of Raleigh’s Department of Transportation is seeking qualified applicants for a Transportation Engineer.  This position will assist in the review of traffic impact studies, processing permanent right-of-way closures, and analyzing data to support transportation programs and best practices.  The City offers excellent benefits and a competitive compensation.  For further details and to apply,…

Alta Planning + Design, Inc. is an international consulting firm with a mission to create active communities. We plan, design, and implement infrastructure and programs that improve community and individual health, safety, mobility, and livability, such as bicycle, pedestrian, trail, park, green-way, and roadway planning, design, and implementation, as well as outreach and education. Alta…

Transportation Planner Closes: 12/27/2019 Hiring Range: $48,693 – $62,606/Year D.O.Q. The City of Fayetteville is currently recruiting for a Transportation Planner to provide technical and administrative support in the area of regional transportation planning; to serve as a liaison between the City the Fayetteville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization and NCDOT. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Three years…

TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS MANAGER Provide technical support in the design/management of the City’s traffic signal system and multimodal transportation network. Will provide leadership to the Traffic System Supervisor for operations staff. Work will be performed under the general supervision of the Director of Transportation. Info https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burlingtonnc

The City of Greensboro is seeking a Transportation Director who will increase public safety and mobility through the effective planning, construction and maintenance of transportation infrastructure and operation of municipal transit. To apply, go to http://www.developmentalassociates.com, and click on the Greensboro – Transportation Director link on the home page  

NCSITE’s Signal Systems Users Group (SSUG) held its first meeting of the year on May 15th at Halyburton Park in Wilmington, NC. The theme of the day was “Tools of the (Signals) Trade.” NCSITE members from across the state gathered at the beach for a day for an opportunity to connect with peers, enjoy some…

While we are preparing for an exciting NCSITE Annual Meeting, I thought it would be remiss if I did not provide a recap of a very fun and informative Mid-Year Meeting. This year’s Mid-Year Meeting took place in Asheville from May 31st to June 1st. Unfortunately, the weather did not allow us to kick off…

In August, the Bicycle & Pedestrian User Group hosted a roundtable discussion about bikeshare planning and implementation in the Triangle. Transportation professionals from around the region came together for the event, which included presentations from Fontaine Burruss (Bikeshare Coordinator, City of Raleigh) and Bryan Poole (Transportation Planner, City of Durham). The presentations led to a…

Registration is now open for the Second Annual ITSC / NCSITE Golf Tournament, and can be reached at ITSC Website.  This year’s event will be held at Chapel Ridge Golf Club in Pittsboro on Friday, September 14th, and will begin at 10 AM, with sign-in starting at 8:45 AM.  Cost will be $95 for consultants…

The Safe Systems Summit: Redefining Transportation Safety offers an inclusive and interactive learning environment to explore the underlying systems driving the national rise in traffic deaths, share findings from research and practice, and develop insights into reducing transportation injuries and fatalities. The event will be held Sept. 13-14, 2018, at the Durham Convention Center in…

Hello everyone! As we get into the summer, the YMC has a couple of upcoming events for which we hope to see all of you: June 19 (Tuesday) – YMC Summer Social at Crank Arm Brewing (5:30-until) – as we like to do in the summer, we’ll be meeting up for a social in a few…

BUILD NC Endorsed at Today’s House Select Committee on Strategic Transportation Planning and Long Term Funding Solutions For over a year the House Select Legislative Committee has been working with executives of the North Carolina Department of Transportation to advance transportation initiatives.  Today this legislative body unanimously passed a resolution to introduce legislation to augment…

The Young Member Committee will be holding a social with the NC State student chapter on Friday, April 27th at 6pm.  It will be held at La Stella Wood Fired on Hillsborough Street across from campus (2420 Hillsborough Street). Contact Andy Wagner if you have any  questions via phone (919)424-0489 or email awagner217@gmail.com.

The GoRaleigh Station Renovation project, accomplished in 2017, was a City of Raleigh venture to transform the City’s downtown bus hub formerly known as the Moore Square Transit Station. The City of Raleigh contracted with WSP USA Inc. to provide master planning, design and construction oversight services for the project. The bus station, built in…

Press Release from ITE International: TORONTO, ON CANADA — North Carolina Section received the Section Activities Award at the Joint ITE/CITE 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibit, held July 30–August 2, in Toronto, ON, Canada. The North Carolina Section of ITE (NCSITE) provides exciting and innovative programs for its members including graduating nine Protégées from its Mentor-Protégée program. In…

NCSITE Members and Affiliates, As the end of the year approaches, it is time again for us to nominate new officers for the NCSITE Board of Directors. As chair of this year’s Nominating Committee, I present the NCSITE Members and Affiliates with the following slate of nominees for office in 2018: If you wish to…

NCSITE / WTS are hosting a joint social on Thursday, September 14th from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at Sycamore Brewing located at 2161 Hawkins St, Charlotte, NC.  Come join us for a night of enjoyable conversations, networking, at drinks!

Bill Gilmore, PE (HDR/ICA) / May 19, 2017 The following items may be of interest to our readers. NCSITE takes no official position on these articles or items; however, you are encouraged to read and stay abreast of what is taking place in our profession and discuss with your colleagues. Nationwide Actions to Support Funding…

ITE’s membership campaign to add 500 new, fully paid ITE members extends from March 15th to July 21st. There are two contests as a part of this campaign: one at the Section level; and one at the individual level. Contest details are below: Section Contest • The three Sections with the largest percentage increase in…

This past week, 42 NCSite members attended the annual Southern District ITE Meeting in Columbia, SC. Hats off to the Local Arrangements Committee and SCSite for all their hard work and preparation to host the meeting and for showing us all a great time in our neighbor state. News from the District The Southern District adopted a…

Bill Gilmore, PE (HDR/ICA) / March 17, 2017 The following items may be of interest to our readers. NCSITE takes no official position on these articles or items; however, you are encouraged to read and stay abreast of what is taking place in our profession and discuss with your colleagues. NATIONAL President’s proposed $54 billion in…

Fellow NCSITE Friends  – This month the TEC Group will join the TPC Group, which will replace its monthly meeting (Thursday, March 23rd at 4:00 pm) with a Bus Rapid Transit Presentation.  It sounds like it will be a very exciting presentation, followed by time for questions and answers.  This is not just limited to…