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Radio-like reports on various facets of transportation. Most reports are interviews with transportation newsmakers with an emphasis on transportation communications. Hosted by Bernie Wagenblast.

Radio-like reports on various facets of transportation. Most reports are interviews with transportation newsmakers with an emphasis on transportation communications. Hosted by Bernie Wagenblast.

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United States

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Radio-like reports on various facets of transportation. Most reports are interviews with transportation newsmakers with an emphasis on transportation communications. Hosted by Bernie Wagenblast.

Language:

English


Episodes

Leslie Richards, SEPTA General Manager: Leadership and the Link Between Community and Transportation

1/28/2020
Leslie Richards, general manager of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), joins the ITE Talks Transportation podcast for a conversation on leadership, the inextricable link between community and transportation, and managing a multimodal transportation system. Richards, who recently wrapped up her tenure as secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, is the first transportation planner to lead SEPTA. She discusses the opportunities and challenges...

Duration:00:22:53

NJ Transit's Customer Advocate Looks to Improve Communications Between Agency and Its Customers

1/27/2020
Being in the middle can sometimes be a tough place. Stewart Mader's job finds him talking to NJ Transit customers about how the agency operates and explaining what goes on behind the scenes. It also has him taking customers' ideas and concerns to top management. Mader serves as the Chief Customer Experience Officer and Customer Advocate for the statewide organization. He talked with Bernie Wagenblast about what his job involves and what he's learned since joining NJ Transit in April 2019.

Duration:00:16:32

NJ Transit President Kevin Corbett Talks Challenges And Future Of System

12/18/2019
New Jersey Transit has been the subject of much attention the past few years for service issues, primarily with its commuter rail service. In February 2018 Kevin Corbett was appointed as the agency's president and CEO. Corbett talks with Transportation Radio about what's he's learned since taking the reins and how he intends to deal with the challenges that still confront the organization.

Duration:00:21:45

ITE Talks Transportation: Managing The Evolving Curbside

11/26/2019
Curbspace is in higher demand than ever before, with ridesharing companies, freight delivery vehicles, vendors, and more attempting to share the scene. Meghan Mitman and Steve Davis with Fehr & Peers discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by this space, and share examples of dynamic way agencies and municipalities are managing the curb. They also talk about their work on the ITE Curbside Management Practitioners Guide.

Duration:00:23:56

MaaS/MOD with Valerie Lefler, Feonix – Mobility Rising

10/24/2019
Valerie Lefler, Executive Director at Feonix – Mobility Rising, joins us on the ITE Talks Transportation podcast to explore issues around Mobility as a Service/Mobility on Demand (MaaS/MOD). She highlights ways to ensure that underserved communities are not overlooked as the MaaS/MOD market continues to grow, the challenges and opportunities presented by new mobility options, and how to navigate regulations, policies, and data in the process.

Duration:00:17:17

The Value Of Professional Development With MARTA’s Marsha Anderson Bomar

9/24/2019
On this edition of the ITE Talks Transportation podcast, ITE Honorary Member Marsha Anderson Bomar discusses the various benefits that professional development can have on building one’s career. She touches on mentoring, soft skills, developing leadership capacities, and building connections to make the most out of your career path.

Duration:00:21:30

New York City Congestion Pricing: From Idea to Reality, with Sam Schwartz, PE

8/28/2019
Sam Schwartz, longtime New York City traffic engineer and CEO of Sam Schwartz Transportation Consultants, joins the ITE Talks Transportation Podcast to discuss how congestion pricing is being implemented in NYC. He explains how the pricing may help drive congestion relief in New York City, steps the city is taking to set rules and regulations around the new surcharge, and where the funds generated by congestion pricing might be directed.

Duration:00:22:38

Managing Mobility in Washington State: Roger Millar, WSDOT Secretary

7/30/2019
Roger Millar, Secretary of Transportation at Washington State DOT in Olympia, Washington, highlights how the state is innovating when it comes to mobility as a service/mobility on demand and collaborating with partners across various municipalities and regions. He also addresses accessibility and equity issues, and provides an update on the SR 99 Viaduct Replacement, one of this year’s largest transportation engineering projects in the United States.

Duration:00:22:47

Conversation with a Cruise Ship Captain

7/26/2019
Marek Slaby has worked in the maritime field for nearly three decades. It's a career that's brought him from cargo vessels to cruise ships. During a cruise from Vancouver, British Columbia to Seward, Alaska aboard Royal Caribbean International's Radiance of the Seas we sat down with Captain Marek to learn a bit about what it's like to captain a passenger ship and about the path that led him to the seas.

Duration:00:14:41

Mobility as a Service Series: Sam Zimbabwe, Director, Seattle DOT

6/27/2019
Sam Zimbabwe, Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation, discusses how the city and surrounding region have incorporated Mobility as a Service, as well as how they are addressing equity and accessibility gaps in the transportation system.

Duration:00:21:12

New Jersey Company Provides Unique Parking, Bus Service For Suburban Commuters

6/4/2019
Many older suburbs that grew up around train stations face the challenge of providing sufficient parking for commuters. A New Jersey-based company, a little over two years old, is doing something to address that. Boxcar is finding parking in places that have been overlooked and, in some towns, also providing bus service. It's all available via an app.

Duration:00:19:29

ITE Talks Transportation: Improving Access to Healthy and Sustainable Transportation with Charles Brown, MPA

5/28/2019
Charles Brown, MPA, senior researcher and adjunct professor at Rutgers University, addresses the challenges to creating healthy and sustainable communities through transportation and highlights innovative solutions, including complete streets policies. He also addresses equity issues and what communities can do to improve access to the transportation system for low-income and minority populations.

Duration:00:26:26

Safety Through Speed Management

4/24/2019
This month’s episode of the ITE Talks Transportation podcast features Leah Shahum, founder and executive director of the Vision Zero Network, and Robert Spillar, director of transportation for the City of Austin, Texas. With host Bernie Wagenblast they discuss how communities can safely manage speeds with roadway design and speed limit setting, and create a speed management program to reduce serious injuries and fatalities on roads.

Duration:00:27:18

ITE Talks Transportation: Mobility as a Service with Susan Zielinski

3/26/2019
Susan Zielinski, independent consultant and former managing director of the SMART program at the University of Michigan, discusses Mobility as a Service (Maas), including what initiatives are currently underway in the space, how the public and private sectors are contributing to the MaaS ecosystem, and the opportunities and practical challenges of implementing a true MaaS environment in a community.

Duration:00:24:39

Transformation of the Parking Industry with Mike Klein, CAPP

2/26/2019
There has been a tremendous shift in the parking industry over the last few decades, both in terms of how parking is generated and regulated, as well as how practitioners approach their job. Mike Klein, CAPP, founder and CEO of Klein & Associates, joins the ITE Talks Transportation podcast to discuss these issues and more.

Duration:00:21:16

‘Critical Issues in Transportation’ Discussion with TRB Executive Director Neil Pedersen

1/22/2019
Neil Pedersen, executive director of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), joins the ITE Talks Transportation podcast to discuss the “Critical Issues in Transportation” report recently released by TRB. The discussion notes some of the significant changes since the last update in 2013, with a focus on topics including technology, safety, and public health. Pedersen also shares ways in which transportation engineers can utilize the report.

Duration:00:27:35

New Operation Lifesaver Executive Director Talks About Her Goals for Organization

1/10/2019
Rachel Maleh has been involved in the transportation industry for a little less than a year, but in her new role at Operation Lifesaver she's now a leader in the effort to improve transportation safety by eliminating rail deaths and injuries from trespassing and grade crossing incidents. Transportation Radio spoke with her to learn more about her and her non-profit organization.

Duration:00:10:45

Past, Present and Future of Transportation with AASHTO Executive Director Frederick G. ‘Bud’ Wright

11/27/2018
Frederick G. ‘Bud’ Wright, executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, announced earlier this year that he will retire at the end of 2018. He joins ITE Talks Transportation to discuss the changes and challenges in today’s environment for transportation officials and professionals.

Duration:00:21:54

Reflecting on 30 Year in Transportation with Kirk Steudle

10/23/2018
This episode of the ITE Talks Transportation podcast features Kirk Steudle, Michigan Department of Transportation Director, who is retiring after 31 years with the department on October 31. He reflects on the changes, challenges and successes across his three decades in transportation.

Duration:00:25:34

ITS America President/CEO Kicks Off ITS5C Summit

10/8/2018
Over 700 attendees have gathered in Jacksonville, Florida for the ITS5C Summit. The group heard from Shailen Bhatt, the CEO and President of ITS America. Bhatt spoke of some of the issues facing the US ITS industry, including foreign competition and spectrum allocation for 5G. Following his address he spoke with Transportation Radio to note some of his concerns and the opportunities that exist.

Duration:00:04:52