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May Technical Event – ITS Overview


Presentation Topic: Intelligent Transportation Systems Overview

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Abstract: Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) impacts us everyday. This presentation will provide an overview of what ITS is, what the components of a system are, some of the current and emerging applications of ITS, and where ITS is heading in the future. Topics include devices, how they communicate, Advanced Traffic Management, and Connected and Autonomous Vehicles.


Chris Mills

Chris is WSP’s Director of IT Infrastructure and Operations and Regional ITS Leader. Chris is a BICSI Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) with 25 years of extensive technical systems experience. He has spent much of his career with a hands-on approach to designing, integrating, inspecting and maintaining telecommunications/network systems and infrastructure. Having been part of Design Builds, O&M and CE&I projects, his knowledge and experiences of the implemented, quality driven design solutions are born from real world experiences. Chris offers specialized expertise in Telecommunication/Network Master plans, Obsolescence Management Plans, Process Analysis-including Technology Evaluations, Industry Trends and Cost ROI. His innovative experience illustrates abilities in providing tactical and strategic planning, recommending conceptual design requirements, determining final design specifications and build implementation. His current experience includes serving as ITS Regional Leader/Technical Lead/Technology Project Manager for the design-build of numerous large-scale IT/ITS projects. Chris also has servers as a past president of Intelligent Transportation Society of Virginia (ITSVA) and currently serves as the ITSVA State Chapter Representative to ITS America.

Tim Rayner

Tim has 23+ years engineering experience in the public and private sectors. With a BS from Michigan State University and a MS from University of Wisconsin, Tim has a broad background that includes surveying, construction inspection, site development, public utility design, and stormwater system design. However, for the last 20 years, Tim has been dedicated to transportation and traffic engineering, performing, leading, and being Engineer of Record (EOR) on a wide variety of projects, including transportation planning and analysis, traffic impact analysis, transportation and traffic design, work zone analysis and design, ITS design, lighting design, and construction services support. Tim’s project experience also spans a wide range of sizes and complexity, from small intersection improvements to large design-build projects such as Midtown Tunnel. Tim is currently serving as a board member of ITSVA.

When: Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Registration: Registration for this event is now closed.

free lunch will be provided to 10 random Richmond ASCE members who sign up by May 21st.