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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…

Transportation Engineers – Traffic Planning & Design, Inc (TPD) – Asheville, NC Traffic, Planning & Design, Inc (TPD) is seeking experienced engineers to join our team in Asheville, NC. Our ideal candidate has 5-7 years of engineering experience in the areas of roadway and trail design and/or traffic engineering. This position is ideal for an…

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…

ATTENTION: Engineers, Architects and related Professionals  What is this about? This program will provide attendees with information on the latest methods and trends in concrete and asphalt pavements, materials testing, airport construction project management and more. Attendees will see real-time examples with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) Airport where a $2.5 billion dollar…

Senior Engineer, Senior Designer or Senior Planner (#1246) This is a rare advanced career opportunity available in Alta’s Durham or Charlotte offices for an experienced senior engineer, landscape architect or planner. Alta provides active transportation services around the world and offers a collaborative, interdisciplinary experience, with a team of designers, planners, public health specialists, and…

Senior Engineering Associate (#1243) This is a rare advanced career opportunity available in Alta’s Durham or Charlotte offices for an experienced senior engineering associate. Alta provides active transportation services around the world and offers a collaborative, interdisciplinary experience, with a team of designers, planners, public health specialists, and GIS analysts. We work on the east…

Associate – Project Manager | Durham, NC This is a rare advanced career opportunity available in Alta’s Durham office for an experienced engineer, landscape architect, or planner. Alta provides active transportation services around the world and offers a collaborative, interdisciplinary experience, with a team of designers, planners, public health specialists, and GIS analysts. We work…

Senior Traffic Engineer | All Locations A Senior Transportation Engineer is responsible for managing staff, performing and reviewing technical work, project management, and writing proposals for projects throughout the Southeast. It is important for this person to have an entrepreneurial spirit, the ability to mentor and grow the company’s existing staff, a desire to build…

Ranked as one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. prides itself on hiring high-achieving, dedicated, and reliable professionals.  Kimley-Horn is seeking motivated Transportation and Roadway EITs to join our Raleigh, NC office. Requirements 2 or more years of transportation and/or roadway design engineering experience EIT Certification Proficiency with…

NCSITE’s Young Member Committee (YMC) has been busy throughout the spring and into the summer, meeting with student chapters and holding casual evening socials.  There are also several upcoming Young Member Committee activites throughout the summer and fall – please encourage your up-and-coming engineers to attend!  If you would like to subscribe to the YMC…

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…