Transportation Radio-logo

Transportation Radio

News >

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.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

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

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

9/24/2019
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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

ITE Talks Transportation: Equity 101 with Veronica O. Davis

9/26/2018
More
This new podcast episode captures highlights from the well-attended Equity 101 technical session at the Joint ITE International and Midwestern/Great Lakes Districts Annual Meeting and Exhibit. Veronica O. Davis, a speaker during the session, provides an overview and insight into equity and transportation.

Duration:00:25:31

ITE Talks Transportation Podcast: Safety Strategies with Robert Wunderlich

8/29/2018
More
Robert Wunderlich, Director of the Center for Transportation Safety at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, discusses his perspectives on pedestrian safety strategies, speed management, and proven safety countermeasures as the transportation industry seeks to achieve Vision Zero.

Duration:00:27:30

Five ITS America State Chapters Coming Together for ITS5C Summit

8/23/2018
More
It's been four years since three state chapters held the ITS3C Summit in Mobile, Alabama. This time it's five chapters representing eight states at the ITS5C Summit being held October 7 through 10 in Jacksonville, Florida. Jay Calhoun, Vice President of VIBE, is chairing the organizing committee for the gathering and in this edition of Transportation Radio he talks about what's going to be happening.

Duration:00:09:42

Surrogate Measures of Safety and Vision Zero

7/26/2018
More
Andrew P. Tarko, Professor of Civil Engineering, Director of the Center for Road Safety, Purdue University and Franz Loewenherz, a principal transportation planner for the City of Bellevue, Washington, discuss surrogate measures of safety and how they help Vision Zero strategies in the July edition of the ITE Talks Transportation podcast.

Duration:00:27:26

GEWI Uses Technology to Improve Work Zone Safety

5/25/2018
More
According to the Federal Highway Administration, there were over 96,000 crashes in work zones in the US in 2015. Despite work zone safety being a high priority, drivers and workers are still killed and injured at an astonishingly high rate. Technology can play a role in improving work zone safety by informing drivers of hazards ahead and directing them on what to do as they approach the work zone. GEWI is working with HERE and iCONE to show how an off-the-shelf solution can save lives by...

Duration:00:13:46