Event Review

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…

As the year 2016 came to an end, everyone seemed relieved and  happy to put what had been a tumultuous year behind them, and to cross their fingers for better things to come. But as I reflect on this past year and the state of NCSITE, I cannot help but be proud and honored that…

2016 NCSITE Mid-Year Meeting in Review… The 2016 Mid-Year Meeting was held this past July 27-29 in Downtown Wilmington at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside Hotel. Early arrivers got the festivities started and braved the heat at the Scholarship Golf Tournament, held at Wilmington Municipal Golf Course with proceeds benefiting the NCSITE Scholarship Fund. Big thanks…

The NCSITE Signal Systems and ITS user groups hosted a joint half-day event with ITS Carolinas at N.C. State’s Hunt Library on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The event drew over 70 people in attendance and was broken into a general morning session and two tracks in the afternoon focused on freeway and arterial operations.  Jennifer…

Highlights from the 2016 Southern District ITE Annual Meeting Several NCSITE members – many clad in cowboy boots – were fortunate to attend the 2016 Southern District ITE Annual Meeting recently held in Nashville, Tennessee. The Tennessee Section served as this year’s hosts and offered up a rootin’ tootin’ meeting for all to enjoy. Highlights from the…

The SimCap Users Group Meeting held a sold-out lunch and learn event at N.C. State’s iconic Hunt Library on Monday, March 7, 2016. The event title was “Transit Capacity and Quality of Service – National, State, and Local Perspectives”, and featured three speakers who shared their longstanding expertise in transit planning and operations with an…

The 2015 NCSITE Annual Meeting proved to be the largest and arguably the most active annual meeting in the Section’s history.  Over 325 attendees descended upon the NCSU McKimmon Center Thursday, November 12 to learn about issues and projects from  the past year and share in fellowship with other members.  Meeting highlights included: Opening remarks from ITE…

The NCSITE Strategic Initiatives Council hosted an exciting event on last Tuesday, September 22, where key hot and emerging transportation topics were presented to 74 attendees from federal, state, and local governments, and the private sector.  Four PDHs and CMUs (pending) were awarded. SPONSORS Special thanks to meeting sponsors Stantec, HDR, and Gannett Fleming for their…

From April 19th to April 22nd in Biloxi, Mississippi, a delegation of over 30 NCSITE members went “Coasting into the Future” with nearly 350 transportation colleagues from seven other southeastern states at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Southern District ITE.  The site of the meeting, hosted by the Deep South Section (Mississippi and Louisiana), was the…

Many NCSITE members may recall that NC Representative William Brawley (District 103 Mecklenburg) was announced as the recipient of the NCSITE Contribution to Transportation Award at the Annual Meeting in November 2014. Representative Brawley was not able to attend the meeting and asked that the presentation be done at a later time. Through a joint effort between…