ITECPP at the Science Fair Expo: Guest Post by Brandon Wong

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Officers at Science Fair

The Cal Poly Pomona Student Chapter of Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITECPP) was honored to attend the Science Fair EXPO on October 5. The Science Fair EXPO was co-hosted by San Bernardino County

Superintendent of Schools and Riverside County Office of Education to support the K-12 Science/STEM Education program. Elementary, middle school, and high school students from surrounding counties with an interest in math and science were in attendance to learn about the many different fields in math and science.The Science Fair EXPO consisted of consultations, presentation, exhibitor booths, and workshops. These were hosted by teachers, professors, high school and college students.

ITECPP participated in the Science Fair EXPO by displaying an exhibit and presenting on the discipline of civil engineering. The exhibitor booth included activities on structural and transportation engineering.Students were provided sheets of 8.5” x 11” copy paper and asked to roll them into columns to be able to support loads of textbooks. Continue reading

October SoCal ITE and RSBITE Meetings!

Hey everyone!

It’s time to go to our professional meetings again!  Here’s the information so you can get to know professionals and network!

  1. SoCal ITE Meeting
  2. RSBITE Meeting

We hope you take up this amazing opportunity and we hope to see you there! ITECPP members who attends will be reimbursed with proof of attendance by ITECPP!!

ITE’s 8th Meeting w/ Guest Speaker Bill Doran

Bill DoranPlease join the us for our 8th General Meeting of the year this Thursday, Feb 21 during U-hour 12-1 PM, in the Transportation Lab (17-2646). We will be hosting Bill Doran, P.E. as our guest speaker. He will be presenting on Metrolink’s PTC system, among other things. Free lunch from Buffalo Wild Wings will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis. You don’t want to miss out!

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ITE’s 2nd Meeting w/ Guest Speaker Zaki Mustafa

Zaki MustafaITE’s second meeting is this Thursday, Oct 11 during U-hour (12-1 PM), in the Transpo Lab (17-2646). We will be hosting Zaki Mustafa as our guest speaker. As the newly elected President of ITE, he will be discussing how the Los Angeles Department of Transportation operates and also how to get ahead and succeed in life. Free lunch will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

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ITE’s First Meeting w/ Guest Speaker Alyssa Reynolds

Alyssa ReynoldsITE’s first meeting is this Thursday, Sept 27 during U-hour (12-1 PM), in the Transpo lab (17-2646). We will be hosting Alyssa Reynolds as our guest speaker, who will be discussing how to relate the maintenance aspect of our Traffic Infrastructure to Traffic Engineering. Free lunch will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis. Come and see what ITE has to offer! Continue reading

Mini-Workshop and Luncheon: SoCal and San Diego Joint Professional Meeting (03/23)

Join the SoCal ITE and San Diego sections for a professional meeting at the El Adobe de Capistrano on Friday, March 23, from 9:30am to 1:30pm. The cost is $20 for students. (Meeting Flyer)

SANDAGThe key note speaker for lunch will be Christine Eary, Associate Planner SANDAG, who will be speaking on “Safe Routes to Transit and Data Collection/Modeling Work”.

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Professional Joint RSBITE and SoCal Meeting (11/16)

Join the Riverside – San Bernardino and SoCal ITE sections for a professional meeting at the Restaurant at Kellogg Ranch on Tuesday, November 16, from 11:30am to 1:30pm. The cost is $10 for students.(Meeting Flyer)

IterisThe key speaker will be Jim Curry, Associate Vice President, Iteris Inc. who will be speaking on “Recent Developments in the Los Angeles Countywide Metro Rapid Signal Priority Program”.

MetroRapidIteris is currently under contract with the Los Angeles County Metro for the design, deployment, and on-going maintenance of bus signal priority systems along seven Metro rapid corridors in Los Angeles County. Under this contract, Iteris works side by side with Metro’s project management team, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works and local agencies to deploy state-of-the-art Connected Bus technology including on-board GPS-based AVL and bus radio systems, wireless bus-tointersection communications, and updated controller software to speed Metro Rapid buses along their routes in Los Angeles County.

See you there!