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Tools and Applications for Developing Smart Communities

This session presents a practical approach to developing Smart Communities using readily available tools and examples across a broad spectrum of situations.
Learning Objectives
  • Understand how ITS applications can be deployed in communities of all sizes
  • Describe the importance of standards in the deployment of ITS technology
  • Understand how local governments can leverage and manage small cell antenna installations
  • Describe how to develop effective partnerships between TNCs and public transit agencies
Kris Milster, Director of Government Accounts, Traffic Technology Services, Inc.
  • ITS Pretty Sweet! – How ITS Can Be Used by All Communities
    Jacob Folkeringa, Senior Associate, SRF Consulting Group, Minneapolis, MN
  • Public Transit and TNC Partnerships
    Jo Ann Olsen, Associate, SRF Consulting, Minneapolis, MN; Mark Anderson, Mass Transit Superintendent, City of Mankato, Mankato, MN
  • USDOT Tools for ITS Standards Deployment
    Drennan Hicks, Transportation Systems Engineer, Noblis, Washington D.C.
  • Local Government Management of Small Cell Antenna Applications and Installations Within the Public Right-of-Way
    Joe Laurin, Project Coordinator, City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN